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Celebrate Valentine's Day in Athens, Georgia

Make Athens your Valentine's getaway this February! Let your creative side flourish. How about making a grand gesture with a reservation at a bed and breakfast, dinner and a show, or an evening under the stars? Perhaps you simply want to spend a low-key day with the family. You can choose Athens for…

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7 Reasons to Visit Athens in 2021

It's a new year, and definitely one everyone has been looking forward to. While we know summer and fall will be amazing, there are still plenty of experiences and things to do in Athens, Georgia, right here and right now! For good luck (we're all about good fortune in 2021!) we've put together 7…

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Holiday Markets in Athens, Georgia

Believe it or not, 2020 is a GREAT year for Holiday Markets in Athens. Local Athens holiday markets are the perfect opportunity to find truly personal gift ideas. You'll also be supporting local artists and makers in this tough year, while being able to browse outdoors, enjoy a festive atmosphere, AND avoid shipping costs and worries of delays. The spirit of giving is alive and well in Athens this holiday season. Check out these Athens holiday markets to find the perfect gifts for your loved ones…

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Coffee Shops of Athens

Where are the best coffee shops in Athens? There are plentyto choose from, as you would expect from any self-respecting college town. Whether you are looking for a quick cup of joe, the latest signature blends or roasts, or a quiet space to get some work done, you will find that these coffee shops are an essential part of Athens' creative vibe! It's not just the craft beer scene and restaurants that we can brag about in Athens- the coffee shops are pretty unrivaled as well!  Here's a roundup of the top coffee shops in Athens, Georgia. …

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Best Hiking Trails for Families in Athens

Getting out in nature is one of the best bonding experiences a family can have. Athens has so many great nature trails and easy hikes that the whole family can do together. And, as the Valentine family shows in their photos below, you are never too young! Tommy and Laura Valentine have taken…

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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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Take a Self-Guided Tour of Athens

While we are all hunkered down, we are sure you're asking yourself, "what is there to do in Athens while we are social distancing?" Well, we've pulled together some self-guided tours of Athens. This is a great time to learn more about the city you love. You can hear the history and backstory of…

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Hidden Gems: The Murals of Athens, Georgia

As a city that'sknown for its great music, art and food scenes, Athens is a place where creativity lives on every corner. Artwork can be found at almost every turn, each unique piece adding more flair and originality to the Classic City. Whether it's a beautifully painted fire hydrant, a creative bus stop, sculpture or statue, these unique, not-so-secret masterpieces can often be found in the most unexpected of places! So, the next time you are looking for something to do outdoors in Athens, venture out to discover the many murals splayed throughout Athens, each with its own remarkable story and design. …

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Craft Beer Week is Brewing in Athens, Georgia

If there’s anything Athenians know, it’s good craft beer! Athens, Georgia 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 shape the taste of the Classic City. Athens Beer Week is brewing in Athens! Scheduled for March…

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