Discover Athens

Discover Athens

Nestled in the northeastern reaches of the Peach State, Athens, Georgia is an unmistakably southern city steeped in vibrant college culture. While the spirited city is perhaps most known for the University of Georgia, the state’s largest public research university and the birthplace of public higher education in America, it’s also home to a thriving music scene, award-winning restaurants and a host of other attractions that make the city a can’t-miss destination for Convention.

 

Here are just a few areas to explore that are sure to make Athens a destination you’ll never forget:

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ATTRACTIONS

Creature Comforts Brewing Co.
271 W. Hancock Ave. Athens, GA 30601

Bear Hollow Zoo
293 Gran Ellen Dr. Athens, GA 30606

The State Botanical Garden of Georgia
2450 S. Milledge Ave. Athens, GA 30605

Georgia Museum of Arts
90 Carlton St. Athens, GA 30602

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SHOPPING

Georgia Square Mall
3700 Atlanta Hwy, Athens, GA 30606

Downtown Athens 
250 W Broad St.  Athens, GA 30601

Five Points
Intersection of Milledge Ave. and S. Lumpkin St.

 

 

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DINING

($ – Inexpensive, $ – Medium)

Cali N Tito’s – Latin Food ($)
1427 S Lumpkin St, Athens, GA 30605 (cash only)
1245 Cedar Shoals Dr, Athens, GA 30605

Mama’s Boy – Southern Breakfast & Brunch ($)
197 Oak St, Athens, GA 30601
8851 Macon Hwy, Suite 403 Athens, GA 30606

The Grit -Vegan Options ($)
199 Prince Ave, Athens, GA 30601

Kelly’s Jamaican Foods ($)
1583 S Lumpkin St, Athens, GA 30605

Pouch Pies – American ($)
151 E Broad St. Athens, GA 30608

South Kitchen and Bar -American ($)
247 E Washington St, Athens, GA 30601

Four Fat Cows – ice cream ($)
723 Baxter St. Athens, GA 30606

Zombie Coffee and Donuts – Vegan Options ($)
350 E Broad St. Athens, GA 30601

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NIGHTLIFE

The Rook & Pawn – Board Game Coffeehouse (All ages)
294 W Washington St. Athens, GA 30601

Shokitini – Karaoke & Restaurant (All ages)
251 W Clayton St. #117 Athens, GA 30601

Allgood Lounge (21+)
256 E Clayton St. Athens, GA 30601

Manhattan Bar (21+)
337 N Hull St. Athens, GA 30601

Buddha Bar (21+)
431 E Broad St. Athens, GA 30601

9d’s Bar (21+)
400 E Clayton St Ste B, Athens, GA 30601

Jerzees Sports Bar (21+)
420 E Clayton St. Athens, GA 30601

Sandbar (21+)
220 College Ave, Athens, GA 30601