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Athens Attractions

Want to know the best things to do in Athens? Enticing shopping, flavorsome local cuisine and a broad range of exciting tourist attractions are just the start. Get those bags packed and unearth the gems of this buzzing city.

Explore the sights of Athens with some popular tours & day trips, or try out our list of 1 fun activities in Athens. We have free cancellation and no added fees, so you can relax and focus on planning your perfect vacation.

Things to Do in Athens with Kids

Athens has loads of nearby fun experiences for you and your kids. Our family friendly experiences will keep the crew entertained for hours.

Free Things to Do in Athens

A break in Athens need not break the bank. You won't even need your wallet if you check out:

Butts-Mehre Heritage Hall Sports Museum - Check if there are any special displays or guided tours on at this museum.

Athens Arena - Satiate your appetite for arts and culture here and see creativity and talent at work.

Parkview Recreation Center - Give the kids a good time or let your own inner child run free — this attraction just oozes fun.

Reese Street Historic District - Soak up some of the history of the area through this site.

Athens Warehouse Historic District - This busy location is popular with both locals and visitors.

Farmers Market - Chat to a local resident and discover why many sightseers swing by this place.

Parkview Recreation Center - Prepare a picnic and enjoy a relaxing walk around the trees and shrubs.

Explore The Neighborhoods of Athens


Experience the charms of small-town life in this easy-going city located in the foothills of the North Georgia Mountains.



You'll enjoy the live music and sporting events in Winder. You might want to make time for a stop at Fort Yargo State Park or Barrow County Courthouse.

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You'll enjoy the parks and shopping in Dacula. You might want to make time for a stop at Rabbit Hill Park or Elisha Winn House.



Visitors to Monroe like its restaurants and museums, and The Providence Club is a sight worth a stop.



Visitors to Comer like its restaurants and parks, and Watson Mill Bridge State Park is a sight worth a stop.



Travelers like the parks in Auburn, and Little Mulberry Park is a top attraction you might want to visit.

Frequently Asked Questions

What to do in Athens on a sunny day?

A City Scavenger Hunts by Operation City Quest of Georgia is a wonderful way to get out and enjoy the sun's rays.

What to do in Athens on a rainy day?

A Millennium Gate Museum Tickets is a terrific indoor activity to try out if the weather turns nasty.

Are there cheap things to do in Athens?

What can you do in Athens for free?

You could leave your wallet in the hotel safe for the day, because these excellent attractions can be seen for nothing:

  • University of Georgia
  • Tanger Outlets
  • Georgia Square Mall
  • Sandy Creek Park