Nestled in the pines of northeast Georgia, an hour from Atlanta, sits the town that Georgia's forefathers designed as the seat of knowledge for the entire state. Among the appropriately Greek revival architecture lies a thriving college town of culture, refinement, and energy. Athens is known for its blend of southern heritage and contemporary entertainment. With a diverse culture and local entertainment, you'll find exactly what you're looking for in this southern gem.
Home to the University of Georgia, a storied music scene, critically acclaimed restaurants and a full range of can't-miss attractions, Athens, GA is a vibrant college town immersed in Southern charm. Whether you're stopping by for a weekend or planning an extended stay, there's plenty to do in this Georgia town just an hour outside of Atlanta.