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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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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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Top-Rated Athens Attractions on Trip Advisor

We're not shy about shouting from the rooftops how great Athens, Georgia, is. But don't take our word for it-- check out which Athens attractions are rated highest from reviewers on TripAdvisor! These reviews were selected from recent visitors and we're proud to share them with you. 1. State…

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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 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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