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Best of Visit Athens, GA: Top 10 Posts

We love sharing the unique experiences only Athens has to offer. Join us in taking a look back at the top Visit Athens, GA Instagram posts of 2022, and get inspired to come explore the Classic City! We all loved seeing the cool cat, @jackdanielsthekitten, running with the big Dawgs at the Georgia…

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New Things to Try in Athens in the New Year

As a new year approaches, Athens is getting some fresh new color! Check out these revitalizations, anniversaries, new shops and more of what's new in Athens that will enhance local life and the visitor experience in 2023 and beyond. COMMUNITY ENHANCEMENTS, ATTRACTIONS & ANNIVERSARIES: Downtown…

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Holiday Markets in Athens, Georgia

We always look forward to Holiday Markets in Athens, Georgia. The cheer in the air, bows on boxes, and all those makers showing off their amazing talents! Local Athens holiday markets are the perfect opportunity to find truly personal gift ideas. After all, you'll find many of Athens' talented artists all in one place! …

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Fall Art in Athens

There's never a badtime to immerse yourself in the art and talents of Athens, a place many creative people call home. Lucky for us some of Athens' own creatives and other visiting artists' work is on display this fall! …

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A Day in Athens for Less Than $50

Looking for a low-budget weekend getaway? If you're in Atlanta, come to Athens, GA for a one-tank trip that will save you gas money, and give you plenty of fun things to do on a budget. Summer is the perfect season to visit Athens because with University of Georgia students away between semesters…

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The rich LGBTQ+ history of Athens, GA

Over the years, Athens has become a radiant hub for the LGBTQ+ population and allies alike. From engaging “Queer Trivia” nights at Athentic Brewing Company to fantastic drag performances by the Athens Showgirl Cabaret, a sense of pride can always be seen coursing through the population…

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Chill Out at the Georgia Museum of Art

As summer draws to a close, the Georgia weather is still keeping the temperatures up. The Georgia Museum of Art has to maintain temperature and humidity levels within tight guidelines to protect and preserve the art. That means that when it’s hot and humid out, you can find the opposite conditions…

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Athens' Own: Rebecca Wood

Just down the hill from downtown Athens is Rebecca Wood's secret garden: one of America's largest pottery studios, creating ceramics with delicate painted patterns and colors that are her unique creations. The story of how this painter and naturalist came to transform ceramics into everyday beauty for the table and home is one that could happen "only in Athens."…

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Virtual and Outdoor Athens Experiences

Are you missing Athens right now? Athens sure misses you! We've put together some ideas of things to do in Athens, as well as some Athens virtual experiences while we are social distancing. Just because you can't be in Athens right now doesn't mean you can't pretend! We've got livestreamed concerts and virtual attractions, events and activities designed to keep Athens in your heart while we are apart. Browse below for our list of things to do in Athens while social distancing…

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