Athens

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Accommodation in Athens

Travelocity's Athens lodging guide features 40 accommodations, available to book today.

You can start your search by taking a look at the tasteful charm of the Hotel Indigo Athens University Area and the Best Western Athens. If those don't suit your tastes or budget, 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.

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About 120,000 people call this area their home.

This spot is 60 miles (96 kilometers) west of the state capital, Atlanta, and only 7 miles (11 kilometers) to the east of the lively city of Winterville.

Are you and your partner crazy about wine? You might like to spend some time at Boutier Winery, a worthwhile winery in the area.

If you are enthusiastic about exotic plant species and you'd love to see some floral displays, the State Botanical Garden of Georgia is the place for you.

If you ever want to escape the hustle and bustle while in Athens, you'll feel at ease when you see all the natural parkland in the city. Hurricane Shoals Park and Heritage Village and Fort Yargo State Park are perfect for an indulgent picnic or a refreshing walk. Alternatively, simply sit back and watch the locals pass by at Little Mulberry Park or Watson Mill Bridge State Park.

There are plenty of informative attractions in this area. The Georgia Museum of Art and the Barrow County Museum are a couple of popular spots. Some other spots that you shouldn't rule out are the Crawford W. Long Museum and Ware-Lyndon House.

Whether you are an art aficionado or a newcomer on the scene, the galleries around town will certainly entertain any interested tourist. Select either of the Farmington Depot Gallery or Original Fine Art Gallery. Don't rule out the Athens Institute for Contemporary Art or the Aurum Jewelry, Art, & Gallery.

This region is known for its many historic points of interest. Take a selfie at Elisha Winn House and the University of Georgia-Athens. Don't forget the Jackson County Courthouse and Taylor-Grady House if you still want more.

Visitors with an interest in world history will enjoy spending some time at T.R.R. Cobb House, an important commemorative site.

Go on a visitor tour of the Lanier Technical College Winder and learn about the fundamental tenets that brought this institution together.

If you want to do some shopping while visiting Athens, head down to their amazing retail centers for a shopping extravaganza. Walk through the aisles and find the ultimate souvenir at Georgia Square Mall and J&J Flea Market, a couple of well known malls nearby. Be sure to visit Tanger Outlets or Farmers Market for some hard-to-find items.

Hang out with some of the locals, buy your tickets and enjoy seeing a show at one of the live performance venues in the area. Set aside lots of time to be entertained at 40 Watt Club, the Classic Center and The Georgia Theatre.

Whether you want to find the perfect stance or simply have a few drinks in the clubhouse with the locals, the Pine Hills Golf Club will sort you out.

Visitors may not see Barrow County Courthouse on a typical checklist of the best hotspots, however, sometimes getting to some local icons can provide an authentic glimpse of the real essence of a place.

Packages in Athens

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