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Halloween Festivities in Athens, GA

There are so many fun things to do for Halloween in Athens, Georgia! The creative energy Athens is known for is on full display for Halloween. Exhibit one is the the only-in-Athens Wild Rumpus Spectacle, a costumed parade through downtown that YOU can join! There are also plenty of other Halloween events and happenings, like Zombie Farms, a haunted outdoor trail, haunted tours of Athens, and family-friendly Halloween fun, too. Check out these Halloween ideas and plan a getaway to Athens this October…

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An Indulgent Weekend in Five Points

Athens is an awesome town with quirky flair packed into every square mile. Here's an indulgent itinerary for Athens'Five Points neighborhood, featuring an all-new bed & breakfast that places luxurious accommodations near great restaurants and shops in this easily walkable locale…

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Vintage Shops of Athens

Athens, Georgia, never stops creating that special wow-factor for locals and visitors. One of my favorite ways to immerse myself in this college town’s charming vibe is taking a tour through the funky vintage stores. Thanks to the specific style and curation of each shop, stepping through each set…

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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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10 brunch spots in Athens

No one does brunch like Athens, GA. Withbrunch staples like warm, fluffy biscuits to Southern favorites like shrimp and grits, Athens puts its own rendition on brunch, just like it does everything else. Check out these 10 Athens brunch spots to start your Saturday or Sunday in Athens. …

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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 2021. With more shots in arms and a year's worth of practice with safety precautions, 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…

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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

We always look forward to Holiday Markets in Athens, Georgia, and never more so than this year. Don't worry about your Christmas gifts or gifts forHanukkah or Kwanzaa or other winter holidays being stuck on a slow boat from China, literally! 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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