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Ranked a “Best Place To Retire” by Forbes Magazine, Athens is an eclectic mix of antebellum charm and creative energy. Explore quaint eateries and quirky shops in the Victorian-era downtown historic district. Delight in incredible blooms and colorful birds at the 313-acre State Botanical Garden of Georgia.
Get caught up in the frenzy of college sports or revel in the beautiful detail of historic architecture. Take a short trip to Atlanta, or travel north to the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Enjoy an evening of live music or a weekend by the sea. Whatever your interests, there’s plenty to see and do in Athens.