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Explore the Children's Garden in Athens, GA

The Alice H. Richards Children’s Gardenis one of the newest, and largest, family attractions in Athens. Looking for something fun to do with the kids? Look no further! This immersive and interactive outdoor experience opened in March 2019 at the State Botanical Garden of Georgia to the delight of children and adults alike! Children can water plants, dig for dinosaur bones, see underneath the soil for how plants grow, and frolic in a forest treehouse. There are gigantic ladybugs to crawl over, water features, fun sculptures, and much, much more…

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Family-Friendly Dining Spots

From picky eaters to rambunctious children, finding a restaurant to appease the whole family can be a challenge, but it doesn't have to be!Whether you're looking for a little entertainment with dinner or a menu that everyone can easily pick something from, we've got you covered. Athens has family-friendly dining options everyone will enjoy.  …

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Bike the Firefly Trail in Athens, GA

Athens is well-known as a cycling community, and one of the top spots for cycling in Athens is the Firefly Trail. The Firefly Trail opened at the end of 2017 and is the perfect way to enjoy the outdoors by bike. It's a beautiful oasis conveniently nestled in the heart of Downtown Athens. So grab a…

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Tracing the Roots of America's First Garden Club

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. …

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