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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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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.


Ice Skating Rink at The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee
Ice Skating Rink at The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee
Sport in Greensboro, GA USA

Ice Skating The beautiful 6,000-square-foot Ice Rink in The Forest at The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee will open Thursday, November 23rd. Invigorating exercise and fun are topped off with hot cocoa or hot apple cider.

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

Take a TimeOut at TangerOutlets! 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.

Ashley McBryde at 40 Watt Club
Ashley McBryde at 40 Watt Club things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Sep 06, 2018 (Thursday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Ashley McBryde September 06, 2018 at 40 Watt Club in Athens, GA 8:00PM


Blues Traveler at Georgia Theatre
Blues Traveler at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Oct 26, 2018 (Friday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Blues Traveler October 26, 2018 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 9:00PM

Brian Regan at Classic Center Theatre
Brian Regan at Classic Center Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Sep 30, 2018 (Sunday) Theater event in Athens, GA USA

Brian Regan September 30, 2018 at Classic Center Theatre in Athens, GA 7:00PM

Caamp at Georgia Theatre
Caamp at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Oct 03, 2018 (Wednesday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Caamp October 03, 2018 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 8:30PM

Cannibal Corpse at Georgia Theatre
Cannibal Corpse at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Dec 04, 2018 (Tuesday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Cannibal Corpse December 04, 2018 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 8:00PM


Charlie Daniels Band at Innovation Amphitheater
Charlie Daniels Band at Innovation Amphitheater
Labor Day Weekend, Aug 31, 2018 (Friday) Concert event in Winder, GA USA

Charlie Daniels Band August 31, 2018 at Innovation Amphitheater in Winder, GA 8:00PM

Cherub at Georgia Theatre
Cherub at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Sep 13, 2018 (Thursday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Cherub September 13, 2018 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 8:30PM

Chicano Batman at 40 Watt Club
Chicano Batman at 40 Watt Club things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Sep 17, 2018 (Monday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Chicano Batman September 17, 2018 at 40 Watt Club in Athens, GA 9:00PM

Clint Black at Classic Center Theatre
Clint Black at Classic Center Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Sep 20, 2018 (Thursday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Clint Black September 20, 2018 at Classic Center Theatre in Athens, GA 7:00PM

Cody Johnson Band at Georgia Theatre
Cody Johnson Band at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Next Month, Aug 16, 2018 (Thursday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Cody Johnson Band August 16, 2018 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 8:30PM

Coin at Georgia Theatre
Coin at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Oct 23, 2018 (Tuesday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Coin October 23, 2018 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 8:30PM

Colony House at Georgia Theatre
Colony House at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Oct 04, 2018 (Thursday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Colony House October 04, 2018 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 8:00PM

Departure at Georgia Theatre
Departure at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Today, Jul 21, 2018 (Saturday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Departure July 21, 2018 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 9:00PM

Descendents at Georgia Theatre
Descendents at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Sep 15, 2018 (Saturday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Descendents September 15, 2018 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 8:00PM

Eleanor Friedberger at 40 Watt Club
Eleanor Friedberger at 40 Watt Club things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Sep 14, 2018 (Friday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Eleanor Friedberger September 14, 2018 at 40 Watt Club in Athens, GA 9:00PM

Erin Rae at Georgia Theatre
Erin Rae at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Next Month, Aug 02, 2018 (Thursday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Erin Rae August 02, 2018 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 9:00PM

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Best Places to Stay in Athens


Holiday Inn Express & Suites - Commerce
Guest Score:
From $117 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms.
Kirby House
Guest Score:
From $235 / night.


Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Springhill Suites By Marriott Athens West
Guest Score:
From $124 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
The Yellow House
Guest Score:
From $100 / night.



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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