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Athens overview

Athens is a friendly locale distinct for its festivals and live music, and known for its college atmosphere and shops. You'll enjoy Athens's dancing, sports, and theater. 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. Athens is a family-friendly destination while offering something for everyone.

Where to stay in Athens

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Athens has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Athens with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Athens hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Athens hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

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
Festivals, live music, and theaters are top draws, along with cultural places like:
  • • Classic Center
  • • 40 Watt Club
  • • Georgia Museum of Art
  • • Crawford W. Long Museum
  • • Barrow County Museum
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:
  • • State Botanical Garden of Georgia
  • • Jackson County Courthouse
  • • Watson Mill Bridge State Park
  • • Pine Hills Golf Club
  • • Boutier Winery

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: 13.15 inches
  • April-June: 10.31 inches
  • July-September: 11.97 inches
  • October-December: 11.10 inches