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Athens overview

Athens is a budget-friendly place distinct for its sports and theaters, and known for its college atmosphere and shops. You'll find a wide variety of coffee and bar choices. You might find the perfect souvenir at J&J Flea Market or Georgia Square Mall. Make it a point to see sights like Classic Center and 40 Watt Club. A family- and business-friendly area, Athens also has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Athens

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, Athens has accommodations to fit every need. There are 68 hotels in the Athens area, some with discounts of up to 20%.
  • • 33 2-star hotels with an average price of $44 per night
  • • 27 3-star hotels with an average price of $68 per night
  • • 3 4-star hotels with an average price of $100 per night

Here are the top hotels based on 6005 user reviews of Athens hotels:
  • • SpringHill Suites by Marriott Athens (Athens)
  • • Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Athens, GA (Athens)
  • • Hampton Inn Athens (Athens)
  • • Graduate Athens (Athens)
  • • Hotel Indigo Athens University Area (Athens)

How to get to Athens

Fly in to Athens, GA (AHN-Ben Epps), 3 mi (4.8 km) from downtown Athens.

What to see around Athens

Fun outdoor activities are on hand along with these attractions:
  • • Sanford Stadium
  • • Jefferson Memorial Stadium
  • • Gresham Motorsports Park
A top draw is the area's theater, as well as places like:
  • • Classic Center
  • • 40 Watt Club
Below are some favorite shopping areas to find that perfect souvenir—or simply browse:
  • • J&J Flea Market
  • • Georgia Square Mall
  • • Tanger Outlets
  • • Barrow Crossing Shopping Center
Enjoy the university setting or the collegiate vibe around the area of:
  • • University of Georgia
  • • Lanier Technical College Winder
Some recommended attractions include:
  • • Georgia Museum of Art
  • • State Botanical Garden of Georgia
  • • Crawford W. Long Museum
  • • Jackson County Courthouse
  • • Watson Mill Bridge State Park

When to visit Athens

Wondering what time of year to travel, or what clothes to pack? Here are seasonal norms to help you with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 70°F day, 33°F night
  • • April-June: 91°F day, 46°F night
  • • July-September: 92°F day, 57°F night
  • • October-December: 79°F day, 33°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 13.0 inches
  • • April-June: 10.3 inches
  • • July-September: 12.0 inches
  • • October-December: 11.1 inches