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Things to do in Athens, Georgia

Main Street of old Downtown Athens speaks to once what was and what could be once again. As Athens the community gathers, it leaves a pocket of opportunity for small business owners to come in and set up shop.Take a few minutes to explore what each downtown has to offer by viewing our directory below.

Downtown Athens brings meaning to leisure time while enjoying the local yarn shop and wandering through in amazement with the different fibers and vast array of colors. Signing up for a class is easy and fun and serves as a great getaway for a few hours to enjoy the company of fellow knitters.

Downtown Athens offers on-the-go dining when you visit your favorite food truck. Pick up some corn tortilla tacos with freshly made pico with a fresh squeeze of lemon to give your day a boost. Food trucks can offer a wide variety of niche ethnic blends.

Downtown Athens has so many great reasons to shop downtown as local merchants have come together to offer a wide selection of artisan gifts and foods that you are sure to find something for everyone on your shopping list of gifts. Shopping options are plentiful and all inventory is hand selected by the shop owner and then yourself so you are sure to find something special that has your style and likes in mind.

Downtown Athens has a great collection of barber shops to choose from if you want to take a little off the top, get a clean shave or to trim your moustache or beard. Take a moment to consider buying some styling gel, beard oil or wax and always tip well.

Why do you love downtown?

Judy Caverly
Interesting shops, good restaurants, friendly people.

Sharon Skipton
Will be there in a week. Looks like a great town!

Angela Shields
I will be visiting Ashland for the first time this coming weekend! I have heard from numerous people what a great town it is and how much I will like it. Very excited to check it out and do some shopping!

Jeremy Holmes
Supporting small business downtown is a very real way to support your local community. Downtown businesses are locals, like us.

Jolette Kosier
We are coming to Anoka this weekend we would like to see what this area has to see and enjoy.

Restaurants in Athens, Georgia


Amici Italian Cafe

233 East Clayton St
Downtown Athens



Acoyaas

104 East Washington St
Downtown Athens



306 Bbq

23101 Us Highway 72
Downtown Athens



Barberitos

1090 South Milledge Avenue
Downtown Athens



Bank Search

255 Heritage Stroll
Downtown Athens



Barberitos

1860 Barnett Shoals Road # 412
Downtown Athens



Bayou Boys

290 Sleepy Creek Drive
Downtown Athens




Downtown Athens Hotels

Finding the best hotel in Downtown Athens can make or break the experience of your entire trip. Take a few minutes to explore what each hotel has to offer by viewing our directory below. Here are some tips to consider:

Upon check-in, slip the desk agent a tip and ask for the best room they can find at your current booked rate. Often times a quick $10 or $20 bill can go a long way towards the mood of the person who directly decides where you lay your head for the night.

Elevators are notorious for being a nuisance so ask to be roomed on the top floor and as far away as possible. Most hotels book nearby rooms last so hopefully they have availability elsewhere.

Always announce during booking if the trip is for a special event, anniversary or reunion. Group rates can be pre-negotiated and you may qualify for a lower cost and better upgrades for your stay. If you are the one setting up the event, always work directly with the front desk manager to make sure the best service is offered to your party.



BUDGET HOST ATHENS
3425 Atlanta Highway


BEST WESTERN ATHENS
170 North Milledge Avenue


Hilton Garden Inn Athens Downtown
390 E Washington Street


Hampton Inn Athens
2220 W Broad Street


Foundry Park Inn & Spa
295 E Dougherty St


Athens Travelodge
898 West Broad Street


Days Inn Athens
230 N Finley St


Comfort Suites Downtown
255 North Avenue