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Kaleigh Wright

Kaleigh is a senior at UGA majoring in Consumer Journalism. She enjoys shopping in downtown Athens, running on UGA’s campus, and trying out new restaurants with friends. Kaleigh is the Digital Marketing Intern for Spring 2019.

Family-Friendly Dining Spots

From picky eaters to rambunctious children, finding a restaurant to appease the whole family can be a challenge, but it doesn't have to be!Whether you're looking for a little entertainment with dinner or a menu that everyone can easily pick something from, we've got you covered. Athens has family-friendly dining options everyone will enjoy.  …

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10 brunch spots in Athens

No one does brunch like Athens, GA. Withbrunch staples like warm, fluffy biscuits to Southern favorites like shrimp and grits, Athens puts its own rendition on brunch, just like it does everything else. Check out these 10 delicious brunch spots to start your Saturday or Sunday in Athens. …

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Serene spots in Athens

Escape from the hustle and bustle of downtownat one of these serene spots in Athens. Whether you need a weekend to relax or just a quick break to breathe, these gardens, parks, and outdoor spaces will help you stay calm, cool, and collected all while taking in some of Athens' most unique attractions…

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Girlfriends' Getaway to Athens, GA

Ladies, it’s time to leave the busynessbehind you; you deserve a trip for yourself. Life can be crazy, so we’ve alleviated the guesswork and stress of planning by pulling together the places and activities around Athens you’ll enjoy the most. Grab your best friends, your college roommates, or your closest co-workers, and head to Athens, GA for a girlfriends' getaway weekend!  …

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Bookshops in Athens to check out

Athens bookstores are the perfect places to pop in to during any season!When the sun is shining, pick a spot in the shade on UGA's North Campus or soak in the sunlight in one of Athens' many parks and break into a new book. If rainy weather has you trapped inside, grab a cup of coffee, wrap yourself in a blanket, and cozy up with a new read. Whether you're a hopeless romantic or a history buff, a classics lover or a sci-fi fanatic, you're sure to find a page-turner you can't put down at one of these Athens bookstores. …

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Art Exhibits to Explore in Athens

From local galleries to a nationally known museum, the art scene in Athens is ever-changing and always displaying extraordinary artwork. Playful murals add color to the sideof buildings as artwork by Athens locals line the walls of restaurants. Even fire hydrants across downtown are uniquely painted by Athenian artists. With art as commonplace in everyday Athens' life, it comes as no surprise that the Classic City is a hub for art exhibitions. Check out some of the exhibits that have recently gone up on display in galleries around the city. …

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Indoor Activities for fall and winter fun in Athens, Georgia

Athens may be in the South, but that doesn't mean weescape the cold-- Northeast Georgia has its share of days that have us wanting to stay indoors and binge watch the latest Netflix shows! Winter days can be dreary and make us weary, and not want to leave our warm beds, but this list of Athens indoor activities will get you going out to stay in! Grab your friends or your kids and bundle up for a day of inside outings in Athens, Georgia, this wintry season…

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Things to see on your first visit to Athens

When visitinga city with as much rich history and character as Athens, it can be difficult to know where to begin and what to see. From its football fame and music history to its top-rated restaurants and superb shopping scene, Athens, Georgia is truly unlike anywhere else. We've put together the top 10 must-see places on your first visit to give you the best look into Athens' culture. So what are you waiting for? Come check out the one-of-a-kind places that make up the Classic City.  …

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