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With a year-round mild climate, beautiful natural countryside and a focus on healthy living, folks in Athens just naturally seem to love being active.
With all of the culinary creativity coming out of Athens these days, its no wonder that the town is becoming known as a serious place for foodies.
Today's Athens is full of creative energy, as evidenced by the citys world-renowned music scene, nightlife, art scene and festivals.
Athens offers many avenues for shopping around the city, but the Five Points shopping center is one unique spot not found anywhere else.
Athens has been called “Live Music Central” and the Music History Walking Tour is one way to experience decades of music in a two hour self-guided tour around the city.
Since 1966 the Athens Creative Theatre has been showcasing the local talent of Athenians from comedians to quartets.
Athens is a top 10 college town.
Home to the University of Georgia, Athens is as much a city of knowledge as its Greek counterpart. Located 78 miles east of Atlanta, Athens has a rich culture and thriving music scene, which ranked the city a Top 10 City With the Best Music Scenes. This college town also has year-round recreation activities, restaurants and more than 65 downtown shops, which help support the local small-business economy.
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