Who's up for a July 4th getaway? Look no further than Athens, Georgia, for a weekend full of Fourth of July festivities, including endless music, food, festival entertainment, and of course, fireworks shows in Downtown Athens and at Southern Brewing Company!
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Athens, Georgia is a foodie's paradise: from small-town quaintness of local staples like Weaver D's, to the renowned cuisine found at high-end eateries like the luxurious Five & Ten. Whatever you're in the mood for, you'll find a meal that pleases your taste buds. With so many choices, it can sometimes be hard to choose. One of my favorite parts of the Athens cuisine culture, though, is the abundance of cheap eats. As a college student and aspiring foodie, finding a meal under $10 is one of my favorite pastimes. Over the years, I have scoured together a list of the best restaurants—whether it be for Breakfast, Lunch, or Dinner—with plenty of meals under $10! Here are my recommendations for dining in Athens, Georgia, for under $30 a day!
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 8:00 AM by Nikki Mehrjerdian
Athens, Georgia may be best known for its live music and food scene, but don't overlook the authentic shopping experience. With local boutiques and products to be found all over the city, Athens is the perfect shopping destination.
If there’s anything Athenians know, it’s good craft beer! Athens, GA is packed with local breweries that have mastered the art of craft beer. Stop into a brewery to try some of the local beers that
St. Patrick's Day is a widely celebrated holiday here in Athens, Georgia, with so many things to do throughout the day! The hype is real, especially since St. Patrick's Day fortunately falls on a
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 11:00 AM by Valerie Cook
Spring is just around the corner! Winter hibernation is coming to an end and it’s time to get outdoors. Athens, Georgia, is the perfect spring travel destination complete with plenty of weekend
VisitAthensGA had the pleasure of hosting Lindsay Ferrier, a writer for StyleBlueprint, when she visited Athens, Georgia, for a weekend. We absolutely loved her Athens, GA itinerary- she truly captured the local flares and special experiences of Athens.
It’s no secret that Athens, GA is a music town. From classic favorites like R.E.M. and The B-52s to newcomers like Mothers and New Madrid, the music industry has been getting a taste of Athens for generations. On your visit to Athens, check out some of Athens' best spots to hear live music to stay up to date on the local music scene and possibly catch Athens’ next big star!
Monday, August 8, 2016 8:41 AM by Anna Beth Shirkey
As a freshman, there's nothing more exciting than finally being able to take part in all that the University of Georgia has to offer. Along with being the first state-chartered college in the country and being located in the city of Athens, UGA is booming with countless numbers of customs, traditions, and fun activities to do around every corner. With so many things to see and do, the opportunities are endless as one begins their first official year as a Bulldog. To make things easier, here are the top 10 things to do during your freshmen year at UGA.
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 9:04 AM by Anna Beth Shirkey