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Bike the Firefly Trail in Athens, GA

Monday, February 26, 2018 10:00 AM by Kacie Fogg

Springtime is the best time to be outside in Athens, GA. From fresh blooming flowers to pretty blue skies, when the weather starts warming up you won’t want to miss any opportunity to enjoy the

When vibrant flowers and trees and plants start to wake from their winter nap, the gardens of Athens become bright in full bloom. Did you know? Athens is the home of America's First Garden Club, the Ladies Garden Club of Athens. Let's trace the history and look forward to flower-filled events! Athens is a wonderful place to visit to explore a number of gardens, including the official botanical garden of Georgia. 

The Best Outdoor Dine & Drink Spots in Athens

Thursday, July 13, 2017 1:00 PM by Jenna Beals

Picking the perfect place to eat dinner, lunch, brunch or breakfast with your crew can be hard. Not only do you have to pick the cuisine, but the ambiance also factors into your perfect culinary experience. Do you want to be outdoors or indoors? Do you want solitude or live music? Cozy or modern? 

I am a big believer that the atmosphere of a restaurant can make or break it. Having an outdoor patio area available really differentiates an eatery from their competition. Add some twinkly lights and idyllic weather, and you've got yourself the perfect location for family hangouts and first dates. Here is my list of 19 of my favorite patios in Athens, GA to dine and drink al fresco.

Where to view the Eclipse in Athens, GA

Monday, July 10, 2017 5:00 PM by Jenna Beals

Get ready for an unforgettable, rare experience this August! The entire United States  will have the opportunity to watch a total solar eclipse. The eclipse's path goes all the way from Oregon to South Carolina on August 21, 2017 and will cause complete darkness in the middle of the day! How cool is that?

Growing up in the South, I've learned that my best friends from May to August are cold drinks, AC, and any pool/lake/river that I can possibly jump in. Athens, Georgia has some great ways to relax and enjoy the summer months.

A Rocking Summer in the Garden

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 8:00 AM by Sean Kilgore

Feel the music this summer in Athens, Georgia! Music can be found anywhere, whether it's a one-night show at the Georgia Theatre or a multi-day extravaganza like AthFest and PopFest. However, there are some lesser known music events that are a favorite of locals—one in particular is the Sunflower Music Series.

Top 10 Spring Outdoor Activities in Athens

Friday, February 24, 2017 9:00 AM by Nikki Mehrjerdian

Spring is in the air and it's the perfect weather to take time for some outdoor activities in Athens, Georgia! Whether you want to go for a relaxing walk or go kayaking in a lake, we have you covered.