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You may know Athens, Georgia as home to R.E.M. and the B-52s, the city Rolling Stone named "#1 College Music Scene in America." You may know it for the University of Georgia and Georgia Bulldogs, the "Classic City of the South" where rich tradition at the heart of a hip college town creates a culture unlike any other. Nestled below the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Atlanta, Athens is a harmony of old and new: wedding-perfect Antebellum architecture, contemporary art and eclectic nightlife, a Victorian-era downtown teeming with funky shops and one of the South's most progressive culinary scenes. http://www.VisitAthensGA.com Whether you're after a romantic getaway, a unique meeting destination or a quick trip from Atlanta, find what you've been missing in Athens, Georgia.   Skip to Best Places to Stay. Best Time to Visit. Visitor Information. View Map.


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Tanger Outlet Centers of Commerce, Georgia
Tanger Outlet Centers of Commerce, Georgia things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Shopping in Commerce, GA USA

Buy direct from the manufacturer at over 80 great outlets Shop TangerSTYLE. Brands you know! Choices you want. Prices you'll love. Enjoy over 80 terrific outlets including Coach, Nike, Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store, Banana Republic, Timberland, Nautica, Aeropostale, Bass Shoes, Gap Outlet, J.


The Georgia Museum of Art
The Georgia Museum of Art things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Art Museum in Athens, GA USA

The Georgia Museum of Art - free and open to the public The Georgia Museum of Art is both a university museum under the aegis of the University of Georgia and, since 1982, the official state museum of art. Located on the East Campus of UGA, in the Performing and Visual Arts Complex, it opened in 1948.

Cold War Kids at Georgia Theatre
Cold War Kids at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Sep 25, 2017 (Monday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Cold War Kids September 25, 2017 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 9:00PM

Daniel Lee Band at Georgia Theatre
Daniel Lee Band at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Next Month, Jun 09, 2017 (Friday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Daniel Lee Band June 09, 2017 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 9:00PM

Drew Holcomb and the Neighbors at Georgia Theatre
Drew Holcomb and the Neighbors at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Sep 27, 2017 (Wednesday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Drew Holcomb and the Neighbors September 27, 2017 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 9:00PM


Jimmy Herring at Georgia Theatre
Jimmy Herring at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Jul 26, 2017 (Wednesday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Jimmy Herring July 26, 2017 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 8:30PM

Laughfest at Athfest at Georgia Theatre
Laughfest at Athfest at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Next Month, Jun 22, 2017 (Thursday) Theater event in Athens, GA USA

Laughfest at Athfest June 22, 2017 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 10:00PM

Laughfest at Athfest at Georgia Theatre
Laughfest at Athfest at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Next Month, Jun 21, 2017 (Wednesday) Theater event in Athens, GA USA

Laughfest at Athfest June 21, 2017 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 9:00PM

Little Tybee at Georgia Theatre
Little Tybee at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Memorial Day Weekend, May 26, 2017 (Friday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Little Tybee May 26, 2017 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 9:00PM


Mac DeMarco at Georgia Theatre
Mac DeMarco at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Sep 26, 2017 (Tuesday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Mac DeMarco September 26, 2017 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 9:00PM

Perpetual Groove at Georgia Theatre
Perpetual Groove at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Next Week, Jun 01, 2017 (Thursday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Perpetual Groove June 01, 2017 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 9:00PM

Ronnie Milsap at Classic Center Theatre
Ronnie Milsap at Classic Center Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Next Month, Jun 10, 2017 (Saturday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Ronnie Milsap June 10, 2017 at Classic Center Theatre in Athens, GA 7:30PM

Runaway Gin at Georgia Theatre
Runaway Gin at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Aug 19, 2017 (Saturday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Runaway Gin August 19, 2017 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 10:00PM

Steve Earle at Georgia Theatre
Steve Earle at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Sep 05, 2017 (Tuesday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Steve Earle September 05, 2017 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 8:30PM

The Travelin McCourys at Georgia Theatre
The Travelin McCourys at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Sep 07, 2017 (Thursday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

The Travelin McCourys September 07, 2017 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 9:00PM

Athens Convention and Visitors Bureau
Athens Convention and Visitors Bureau
Visitor Bureau in Athens, GA USA

Take a hip trip to Athens, Georgia! Let your hair down and let your mind run free through historic southern streets pulsing with creative energy. Mix it up. Mingle with athletes and artists at eclectic galleries and UGA games.

America'S Best Inn & Suites Commerce
America'S Best Inn & Suites Commerce
Hotel in Commerce, GA USA
Currently as low as $44.95/night!

Work out at the fitness centre at America's Best Inn & Suites Commerce. Free WiFi access is available at this Commerce motel.Rooms at America's Best Inn & Suites include air conditioning TV and a seating area. Free Internet, Indoor Pool, Pets Allowed, Non Smoking Rooms.

AthHalf Race for Education
AthHalf Race for Education
Sport in Athens, GA USA

Half marathon in Athens, GA with health expo A half marathon race that starts in historic downtown Athens. The race will wind through downtown Athens, beautiful historic neighborhoods and the University of Georgia campus, with music, water stations and cheering fans all along the route.

Best Western Athens
Best Western Athens
Hotel in Athens, GA USA
Currently as low as $51.32/night!

Between easy campus access free Wi-Fi complimentary breakfast and pet-friendliness the Best Western Athens has plenty of value to offer Priceline guests. Restaurant, Pets Allowed, Non Smoking Rooms.

Best Western Commerce Inn
Best Western Commerce Inn
Hotel in Commerce, GA USA
Currently as low as $63.74/night!

Rooms with microwaves and mini-fridges and lots of nearby outlet shopping bring Priceline guests back to the Best Western Commerce Inn. The three-story hotel has 51 rooms with microwaves mini-fridges cable TV and free Wi-Fi. Swimming Pool,Outdoor Pool, Pets Allowed, Non Smoking Rooms.

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Best Places to Stay in Athens


Comfort Inn & Suites Athens
Guest Score:
From $74 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms.
Comfort Suites Commerce
Guest Score:
From $95 / night.


Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Fairfield Inn & Suites By Marriott Commerce
Guest Score:
From $119 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Hampton Inn Athens
Guest Score:
From $103 / night.


Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Quality Inn & Suites Athens
Guest Score:
From $69 / night.


Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.

Best Time to Visit Athens


The best time to visit Athens is in the spring and fall. Spring temperatures are cool with averages in the low 60's and highs in the mid 70's. Nights are cool with lows in the low 50's. Fall temperatures are cool with averages in the mid 50's and highs in the mid 60's. Fall nights are cold with lows in the mid 40's.

Visit Athens in the springSpring Summer Visit Athens in the fallFall Winter


Monthly Temperatures in Athens


Month Low Avg High
January 30.7 40.2 49.7
February 32.3 43.8 55.2
March 38.8 51.0 63.2
April 45.2 58.4 71.6
May 54.1 66.4 78.6
June 62.5 73.8 85.1
July 66.7 77.4 88.0
August 66.1 76.4 86.7
September 60.4 70.5 80.6
October 49.0 60.1 71.1
November 40.0 50.9 61.7
December 33.2 42.9 52.5

Athens Visitor Bureau


Athens Convention and Visitors Bureau

Athens Convention and Visitors Bureau





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