Athens

They say travel broadens the mind, so pack your bags and prepare yourself for an adventure in Athens.

Accommodation in Athens

Athens has 40 hotels for you to choose from, which you can check out and reserve on Travelocity's Athens lodging page.

If you're seeking a lavish experience, you might like to reserve a room at the Hotel Indigo Athens University Area or the Best Western Athens. If those aren't right for your present needs, maybe you'll prefer the Comfort Inn And Suites Athens, at 3980 Atlanta Hwy, or the Hilton Garden Inn Athens Downtown, situated at 390 E Washington Street.

Athens Vacation Packages

Nearly 120,000 local inhabitants call this Central Georgia location their home.

Atlanta, the state capital, is roughly 60 miles (97 kilometers) to the west of this destination, while Winterville is 7 miles (11 kilometers) to the east.

As well as the area's many other treats, this destination also offers Boutier Winery, ideal for those with an interest in winemaking.

If you are enthusiastic about seeing new types of plants and you want to get outside, the State Botanical Garden of Georgia is a great place.

If you're feeling a bit worn out, you might like to take the opportunity to check out a few of the pleasant parkland spaces around this area. Stretch your legs and feel the cool grass under your feet at Hurricane Shoals Park and Heritage Village or Fort Yargo State Park. If they aren't quite what you're looking for, perhaps Little Mulberry Park or Watson Mill Bridge State Park would be a better option.

You'll find lots of informative activities in this area. The Georgia Museum of Art is very popular, as is the Barrow County Museum. Try to visit at least one of them. Some other spots that you shouldn't rule out are the Crawford W. Long Museum and Ware-Lyndon House.

There is a wonderful amount of appealing galleries and exhibition venues for guests to discover. If you and your family would like to check out some artwork in the area, Farmington Depot Gallery, Original Fine Art Gallery and Athens Institute for Contemporary Art are some interesting venues to go and see.

The curious-minded might enjoy checking out some of the historic sites here. Get a couple pictures of Elisha Winn House or the University of Georgia-Athens. Sightseers may also enjoy heading to Jackson County Courthouse and Taylor-Grady House.

If you appreciate things from the past, you will want to take a look at T.R.R. Cobb House.

Find a pleasant spot to sit, spark up a conversation with one of the students, and have fun on a tour through the Lanier Technical College Winder campus in Athens.

This area's great many shopping malls have made it a mecca of sorts for tourists who would like to do some vacation shopping. Do you like lots of choices when you go shopping? Then you'll love looking through the great number of products you'll find at Georgia Square Mall and J&J Flea Market. Tanger Outlets and Farmers Market are also spots that are well known by local residents and travelers who are bargain hunters.

If you and your friends enjoy live shows, consider visiting one or two of the entertainment venues here. Local spots include 40 Watt Club, the Classic Center and The Georgia Theatre.

Whether you want to perfect your swing or relax in the clubhouse, the Pine Hills Golf Club will have you covered.

Athens has a pleasant selection of frequently visited attractions, and quite a few that you don't know about. For a sample of the unique local haunts of Athens, venture out to Barrow County Courthouse or Athens Warehouse Historic District.

Packages in Athens

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