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Ultimate Athens Gift Guide for Dad

Father’s day is quickly approaching, and in Athens, there are options for all dads. What does your dad enjoy? While gifts and activities add to the day, recognizing the love and dedication a father has is at the core of the holiday. Make him feel extra special with a gift or activity that truly encompasses what he enjoys. Take a look at some of our ideas below…

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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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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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Athens' Own: Rebecca Wood

Just down the hill from downtown Athens is Rebecca Wood's secret garden: one of America's largest pottery studios, creating ceramics with delicate painted patterns and colors that are her unique creations. The story of how this painter and naturalist came to transform ceramics into everyday beauty for the table and home is one that could happen "only in Athens."…

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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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Enjoy a football weekend in Athens, Georgia

It’s almost Saturday in Athens! From the vibrant live music scene to local cuisine, there are so many ways to explore the Classic City. Plus, there are plenty of hotels for a good night’s sleep before your day of football festivities. Get the lowdown on can’t miss spots around Athens to make the…

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Bookshops in Athens, Georgia to check out

Athens bookstores are the perfect places to pop in to during any season!When the sun is shining, pick a spot in the shade on UGA's North Campus or soak in the sunlight in one of Athens' many parks and break into a new book. If rainy weather has you trapped inside, grab a cup of coffee, wrap yourself in a blanket, and cozy up with a new read. Whether you're a hopeless romantic or a history buff, a classics lover or a sci-fi fanatic, you're sure to find a page-turner you can't put down at one of these Athens bookstores. …

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