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Things to Do on a Rainy Day in Athens

Itcan often feel almost impossible to find something fun to do when the sun isn't shining... Fortunately, this isn't a dilemma when you're in Athens, Georgia! With tons of exciting indoor activities to explore each and every day, there's always a plethora of entertainment and enjoyment to discover on any rainy day in the Classic City. Here are just a few ideas to brighten your next stormy day…

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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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Athens Sweets & Treats

Looking for places to satisfy your sweet tooth in Athens, Georgia? Look no further!As a self-proclaimed sweets connoisseur​, I have made my way through many of Athens' treats in the years that I've been here. If you're looking for the best sugary bites in the Classic City, check out this list of spots that are sure to keep you coming back. Make sure to bring your appetite, because these treats are irresistible. …

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Honeymooning in Athens, Georgia

Is it slightly embarrassing to admit that though my husband and I are native Maconites we have been strangers to Athens’ streets, shops and favorite stops all our lives? Yes. But here we are. Despite being fully aware of our neighboring city’s manifold attractions, the town never seemed to find its…

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Escape to Athens this Spring & Summer

A City of Champions. Between the Hedges, and Beyond. Whether you’re new to the scene, an alumnus of the University of Georgia, or a local Athenian, you will hear “There’s nothing like a Saturday in Athens” from almost anyone you ask. That’s especially true with the Bulldogs crowned the 2021 college football national champions, along with the title of "Best College Town in the South" by Southern Living for 2022. Athens is indeed a city of champions between the hedges in Sanford Stadium and beyond. While the collegiate city is well-known for its Bulldog spirit – as shown by red and black on every corner in the fall – sports aren’t the only reason to explore Athens. More than just a college town, Athens is a wonderful getaway on any day,in any season. Creativity and color fill the city, from the blossoming gardens to the rich arts scene to the restaurants that inspired R.E.M.’s album titles. There’s no better time than now to spend a few days in this energetic town just 60 miles northeast of Atlanta. Plus, keep reading . . . we've got a FUN GIVEAWAY to announce…

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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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Galentine's Day in Athens, Georgia

It's a holiday full of sweet treats, exciting activities, and, most importantly, love. It’s an excuse to splurge a little extra on the ones you care about most. No, it’s not Valentine’s Day-- it’s Galentine’s Day! The love you have for your ladies has no limit, so why limit the holiday to just one day? This year, February 13 and 14 are all about you and your best girls. So pack your bags, grab your galsand head to Athens, Georgia!  …

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Celebrate Valentine's Day in Athens, Georgia

Make Athens your Valentine's getaway this February and 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? Or perhaps you simply want to spend a low-key day with the family. Athens, Georgia…

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