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Athens Travel Guide

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Athens Travel Guide

Where is Athens?

Not sure where Athens is?

It is approximately 60 miles east of Georgia's capital, Atlanta. Athens is also 18 miles south of Commerce.

With so many things to see and do in this area of Central Georgia, it's easy to understand why 120,000 locals reside here.

Places to Visit in Athens

Make time to see a show at 40 Watt Club, one of the city's most frequented local music venues. Seeking some more options? A wide range of guests and business professionals meet for conferences and other events at Classic Center. Cast your eye over the upcoming calendar to see if anything interesting aligns with your trip. But wait, there's more! If you're a connoisseur of art, your stay won't be complete without a stop at Georgia Museum of Art.

Car Rentals in Athens

Take your love of travel to new heights by checking out car rentals in Athens. No matter where you plan to go or what you're wanting to do, Orbitz will help you find a rental that suits your adventurous spirit.

Arriving by air? Hertz at Ben Epps Airport is the place to go to upon arrival.

Enterprise is conveniently situated in the center of town at 368 Oak Street. If your accommodation is nearby, it doesn't get easier than this.

Where to stay in Athens – Hotel Accommodation

You should definitely move fast! There are just 18 hotels in Athens. Let us help you secure a comfortable room before it's too late!The Hotel Indigo Athens University Area and Hilton Garden Inn Athens Downtown are a few great places to crash here.

Nearest Airports to Athens

Ben Epps Airport (AHN) is the closest terminal to Athens. After you've made it through security, you'll be 3 miles from the center of town.

Popular Places to Visit Near Athens

Commerce is a favorite of tourists. It can be found 18 miles from Athens, and there's no lack of things to do. Hurricane Shoals Park and Heritage Village should be at the top of your list. Tanger Outlets and Funopolis Family Fun Center are also excellent attractions. If this isn't what you're after, try Auburn. Just 25 miles away, this destination features more noteworthy attractions such as the Chateau Elan Winery, the Hamilton Mill Golf Club and Elisha Winn House. Spend a day here to get to all of them!

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