Athens, GA

There is truly something for everyone in Athens, GA ~ The Classic City.

Take a moment and enjoy some of our favorite scenes below.

Athens, GA and the surrounding area has received a great deal of recent, national attention, including:

  • Athens: One of Seven Cool Cities, Kiplingers Personal Finance, October 2005
  • Athens: One of Five Best Places to Retire 2005, Money Magazine, October 11 & November 2006!
  • Athens Named One of AmericanStyle Magazine’s Top 25 Arts Destinations for 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, and 2006
  • Athens Ranks 34th Nationally in Quality-of-Life by ‘Cities Ranked & Rated’
  • Rolling Stone magazine names Athens America’s #1 College Music Scene, 2/20/03
  • Featured in LA Times Sunday Travel Section, 6/15/03
  • Featured in Washington Post Sunday Travel Section, 6/29/03
  • Featured in Country Discoveries Magazine, Summer 2003.
  • Featured in Southern Voice, 6/27/03
  • Athens’ Hugh Acheson Named one of Food & Wine Magazine’s Best New Chefs for 2002
  • Princeton Review Ranks Athens among Great College Towns
  • New York Times Travel Profile: 36 Hours in Athens

Athens is home to:

  • 14 neighborhoods and commercial districts on the National Register of Historic Places; 3 house museums
  • Northeast Georgia’s cultural, shopping, medical, professional, and educational hub
  • The University of Georgia, the nation’s first state-chartered university (1785)
  • The Classic Center:70,000+ sq. ft. meeting/exhibit space and 2,000+ seat performing arts theatre
  • A musical mecca that spawned R.E.M, the B-52s, Widespread Panic, and numerous other acclaimed acts
  • The Southeast’s largest and most concentrated collection of gardens and specialty nurseries
  • The only double-barreled cannon in the world
  • America’s first garden club
  • The original Constitution of the Confederate States of America
  • The Morton Theatre, an early vaudeville theatre built, owned, and operated by an African-American
  • One of only 11 United States Naval museums in the country
  • The state of Georgia’s official art museum and botanical garden

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