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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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Fall Isn't Just for Football!

Fall is in full swing and football fans have lots to celebrate with the Dawgs' exciting start to the season! Sports fanatics just can't get enough of the hype and fortunately they don't have to--fall isn't just for football! Plenty of UGA teams have kicked off their season's in Athens, and there are…

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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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Top 5 Pet-Friendly Restaurants in Athens

Athens is home to some of the best restaurants in the country. But did you know that many of these restaurants are pet-friendly too? Eating outside is a great way to get fresh air, bond with your pets, and relax after a long day at school. These are some of our favorite places to take our furry friends:…

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10 Athens-Inspired Mother's Day Gifts

Mother's Day is right around the corner. What to get for mom though? Show her how much you care with these incredible, Athens-inspired gifts with true local flair and goodness! Of course, we've also included things to do with Mom on Mother's Day, too! Because, we all know that what Mom really wants most is time with YOU…

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8 Things to do in Athens this Spring

Spring is always a time of rebirth, and never more so than in 2022. The time is right for a spring getaway to Athens, Georgia. There are plenty of things to do in Athens this spring! It's the best time of year for outdoor Athventures like nature walks, patio dining, the new Athens Beer Trail and…

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Athens Family Survival Guide

How to Survive Summer with the Kids Even love needs a little help sometimes. We’ve got you covered. By Hope S. Philbrick Summer’s ‘fun under the sun’ reputation isn’t without its challenges: Temperatures will rise, mosquitoes will bite, toddlers will melt into tantrums, and teens will get sassy and roll their eyes. Keep your cool. Pack up the car and drive to Athens, Georgia to break up the family’s routine and get out of the house for a seismic shift in mood. Eliminate boredom, alleviate stress, have fun, and perhaps even learn something. Athens is close—it’s less than an hour from north Atlanta, Ga., suburbs and an easy under two-hour drive down I-85 from Greenville, S.C.—so relief is at hand before that chorus of “Are we there yet?” even starts…

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A Family Getaway to Athens

"The world is a book, and those who do not travel read but only one page." This quote from St. Augustine has become a guide stone for the Fryars, and they and their young sons embrace new destinations and experiences. Recently, during the coronavirus pandemic, they spent a wonderful weekend in…

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