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Athens Tourism and Sightseeing
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

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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.

Blind Pilot at Georgia Theatre
Blind Pilot at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Oct 23, 2017 (Monday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Blind Pilot October 23, 2017 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 9:00PM

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

Corey Smith at Georgia Theatre
Corey Smith at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Next Month, Aug 24, 2017 (Thursday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Corey Smith August 24, 2017 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 9:00PM


Corey Smith at Georgia Theatre
Corey Smith at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Next Month, Aug 25, 2017 (Friday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Corey Smith August 25, 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

Gogol Bordello w/ Lucky Chops at Georgia Theatre
Gogol Bordello w/ Lucky Chops at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Oct 19, 2017 (Thursday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Gogol Bordello w/ Lucky Chops October 19, 2017 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 8:30PM

Japandroids w/ Cloud Nothings at 40 Watt Club
Japandroids w/ Cloud Nothings at 40 Watt Club things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Nov 08, 2017 (Wednesday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Japandroids w/ Cloud Nothings November 08, 2017 at 40 Watt Club in Athens, GA 8:00PM


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

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

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

Mannheim Steamroller at Classic Center Theatre
Mannheim Steamroller at Classic Center Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Nov 19, 2017 (Sunday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Mannheim Steamroller November 19, 2017 at Classic Center Theatre in Athens, GA 7:30PM

Mike Gordon at Georgia Theatre
Mike Gordon at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Sep 22, 2017 (Friday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Mike Gordon September 22, 2017 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 8:30PM

Moon Taxi at Georgia Theatre
Moon Taxi at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Next Month, Aug 23, 2017 (Wednesday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Moon Taxi August 23, 2017 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 9:00PM

Moon Taxi at Georgia Theatre
Moon Taxi at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Next Month, Aug 22, 2017 (Tuesday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Moon Taxi August 22, 2017 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 9:00PM

Needtobreathe at Georgia Theatre
Needtobreathe at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Oct 14, 2017 (Saturday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Needtobreathe October 14, 2017 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 7:30PM

Rhythm & Brews Festival
Rhythm & Brews Festival
Sep 16, 2017 (Saturday) Festival event in Greensboro, GA USA

Beer and music festival at Lake Oconee Join The Oconee Performing Arts Society and Reynolds Lake Oconee at Sandy Creek Barn for an unforgettable night of Rhythm & Brews! Live music featuring John Popper from Blues Traveler with Whisky Bent. Craft Beer & Wine Tasting. Local and Regional Food Trucks.

Rumours: The Ultimate Fleetwood Mac Tribute Show
Rumours: The Ultimate Fleetwood Mac Tribute Show things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Sep 16, 2017 (Saturday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Rumours: The Ultimate Fleetwood Mac Tribute Show September 16, 2017 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 9:00PM

Runaway Gin at Georgia Theatre
Runaway Gin at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Next Month, 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

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Best Places to Stay in Athens


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.
Kirby House
Guest Score:
From $185 / night.


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


Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Springhill Suites Athens
Guest Score:
From $119 / night.


Swimming Pool, 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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