You may know Athens Georgia as home to R.E.M., the B-52s, Widespread Panic, Of Montreal and more. We’re the city Rolling Stone named “#1 College Music Scene in America.”
You may know it for the University of Georgia and Georgia Bulldogs, the “Classic City of the South” where rich tradition at the heart of a hip college town creates a culture unlike any other.
Whether you’re after a romantic getaway, a unique meeting destination or a quick trip from Atlanta, find what you’ve been missing in Athens, Georgia.
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Eat Your Way Through Athens
The creative energy of Athens, Georgia is alive and well in local Athens restaurants, with masterful artwork on both the walls and the plate. Dozens of unique, independent eateries offer a distinctive culinary experience, from traditional southern soul food to trendsetting nouveau southern cuisine. Relax in ambient settings from sidewalk and courtyard cafés to dining rooms overlooking the University of Georgia’s historic North Campus, with menus that feature exceptional wines and Italian, Sushi, Steak, Cajun, and farm fresh offerings from local Athens growers.