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Athens - Sweetwater (and vicinity) overview

Athens - Sweetwater (and vicinity) is an inviting destination that has something for everyone. There's a nice selection of restaurants to enjoy during your stay. You can easily spend a relaxing day in Athens - Sweetwater (and vicinity) visiting Veterans Memorial Park and McMinn Field. While you're here, stop by McMinn County Living Heritage Museum and Knox Park.

Where to stay in Athens - Sweetwater (and vicinity)

Whether traveling on business or vacation, Athens - Sweetwater (and vicinity) can comfortably accommodate you. There are 29 hotels in Athens - Sweetwater (and vicinity).

How to get to Athens - Sweetwater (and vicinity)

Fly in to Knoxville, TN (TYS-McGhee Tyson), 42.1 mi (67.8 km) from downtown Athens - Sweetwater (and vicinity). Chattanooga, TN (CHA-Chattanooga Metropolitan) is the next closest major airport, 44.2 mi (71.1 km) away.

What to see around Athens - Sweetwater (and vicinity)

The area's museums and cultural sights stand out, and places to visit include:
  • • McMinn County Living Heritage Museum
  • • Sequoyah Birthplace Museum
  • • Museum Center at 5ive Points
  • • Fort Southwest Point
  • • Blount County Historical Museum
Its parks and hiking trails offer a glimpse of the natural beauty, and favorite spots for nature lovers include:
  • • Veterans Memorial Park
  • • McMinn Field
  • • Knox Park
  • • Heritage Park
  • • Regional Park
Below are some favorite shopping areas to find that perfect souvenir—or simply browse:
  • • Bradley Square Mall
  • • Foothills Mall
  • • Woodmere Mall Shopping Center
Enjoy the university setting or the collegiate vibe around the area of:
  • • Tennessee Wesleyan College
  • • Hiwassee College
  • • Bryan College
  • • Cleveland State Community College
  • • Lee University
Here are some local highlights:
  • • Veterans Memorial Park
  • • McMinn County Living Heritage Museum
  • • McMinn Field
  • • Knox Park
  • • Heritage Park

When to visit Athens - Sweetwater (and vicinity)

If you're just starting to think about trip planning, you may be curious about the best time to visit. Here are the seasonal norms to help you decide when to go:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 66°F day, 26°F night
  • • April-June: 88°F day, 40°F night
  • • July-September: 88°F day, 51°F night
  • • October-December: 77°F day, 26°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 15.24 inches
  • • April-June: 13.58 inches
  • • July-September: 13.35 inches
  • • October-December: 13.58 inches