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July 4th Festivities in Athens, Georgia

Friday, June 23, 2017 9:00 AM by Jenna Beals

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!  

Dine in Athens, GA For Under $30 A Day

Thursday, June 15, 2017 1:00 PM by Sean Kilgore

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!

Craft Beer Week is Brewing in Athens, GA

Monday, March 27, 2017 12:00 PM by Valerie Cook

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

StyleBlueprint Athens Getaway

Friday, February 3, 2017 8:00 AM by Nikki Mehrjerdian

Photo courtesy of Lindsay Ferrier 
 

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. 

Best Spots to Hear Live Music in Athens

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 10:00 AM by Valerie Cook

Photo Credit: Athfest Educates 
 

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!

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. 

Become an Athens, GA expert and explore our city while playing the newest gaming-craze. Since the game was released on July 6th, Pokémon Go has become the most-downloaded mobile game in U.S. history!