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Exploring Athens, GA by Bike

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 12:00 PM by Beth Quillian

Whether you're a resident or visiting cycling enthusiast, Athens has something for everyone when it comes to bikes! Spend any amount of time here and you will see that bicycles are a common form of transportation and recreation for Athens residents, UGA students, and visitors. Local bike shops have you covered with rental, repair, and retail service so you are ready to hit the trails around town! 

Serene spots in Athens

Tuesday, April 2, 2019 1:00 PM by Kaleigh Wright

Escape from the hustle and bustle of downtown at one of these serene spots in Athens. Whether you need a weekend to relax or just a quick break to breathe, these gardens, parks, and outdoor spaces will help you stay calm, cool, and collected all while taking in some of Athens' most unique attractions.

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. 

Ultimate Guide of Free Things To Do in Athens

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 1:00 PM by Kayla Nichols

Some of the best ways to explore Athens, Georgia don't even cost a dime. Here's an ultimate guide of FREE things to do in Athens, ranging from performances to outdoor adventures. Grab the family or

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?

Ultimate Athens Gift Guide for Dad

Sunday, June 11, 2017 11:00 AM by Arden Baila

Be sure to mark your calendar: Father's Day is right around the corner! It's time to show your dad how important he is to you and treat him to the gifts that he will adore.

Our list of Father's Day finds in Athens, Georgia, will match up with any dad's wishlist. Here's to a Father's Day that he'll never forget!

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.

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