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Going off to college is an exciting time, but especially so if you're lucky enough to be a new UGA Bulldawg! Are you ready to call the Classic City your home for the next four years? Athens is the

Couldn't get a ticket to the Georgia Bulldogs football game? Don't fret! Athens wasn't named the Best College Town in America for nothing, making the town the best place to be on Saturday's, whether you have a ticket or not!

Athens Sweets & Treats

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 12:00 PM by Nikki Mehrjerdian

Looking for places to satisfy your sweet tooth in Athens, Georgia? Look no further! As a super-sweet junkie, I have made it my goal to try as many sweet & treat places in Athens as I possibly can in order to find the best of the best. So if you're a sweet fanatic like me, check out this list of some of the best local sweets that are sure to keep you coming back. Make sure to bring your appetite, because these treats are irresistible. 

StyleBlueprint Athens Getaway

Friday, February 3, 2017 8:00 AM by Nikki Mehrjerdian

Photo courtesy of Lindsay Ferrier 
 

VisitAthensGA had the pleasure of hosting Lindsay Ferrier, a writer for StyleBlueprint, when she visited Athens, Georgia, for a weekend. We absolutely loved her Athens, GA itinerary- she truly captured the local flares and special experiences of Athens. 

The Classic City Fringe Festval

Thursday, September 22, 2016 8:30 AM by Cayla Robertson

Athens Spotlight: Fringe Festival  

Get ready for the Classic City Fringe Festival October 27-30 in Athens, GA! The weekend-long festival encompasses a wide range of performers and groups from the avant-garde to the family friendly. It's a perfect reason for a getaway trip to Athens this fall. 

As a freshman, there's nothing more exciting than finally being able to take part in all that the University of Georgia has to offer. Along with being the first state-chartered college in the country and being located in the city of Athens, UGA is booming with countless numbers of customs, traditions, and fun activities to do around every corner. With so many things to see and do, the opportunities are endless as one begins their first official year as a Bulldog. To make things easier, here are the top 10 things to do during your freshmen year at UGA. 

Become an Athens, GA expert and explore our city while playing the newest gaming-craze. Since the game was released on July 6th, Pokémon Go has become the most-downloaded mobile game in U.S. history!