- Our list of the best things to do in Athens, Georgia, features the top 45 nearby activities — including 24 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Athens, GA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Amusement, Entertainment & Shows, and Sports & Fitness.
- The results below include the top 27 things to do within the city of Athens, GA , followed by 18 popular activities in nearby cities, including Madison, Commerce, Winder and Watkinsville
Flicker Theatre & Bar hosts local artistic activities including live music, poetry reading, art shows, variety acts, stand up comedy, benefits and locally made movies. They also feature activities like poker, ping pong and video games.
A neighborhood facility, Memorial Park is frequented by families with children. Park features include a playground, walking trails, swimming pool and picnic pavilion. For added convenience, there is a nearby dog park for the family pet to enjoy.
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Maintained by the University of Georgia, Oconee Forest Park is 60 acres nature reserve with trails for hiking and mountain biking. The park features hickory trees and provides visitors with direct access to Lake Herrick.
Owned and operated by the University of Georgia, the Georgia Museum of Natural History holds 14 natural history collections. The individual collections are divided by six different departments of the university, including anthropology, botany, geology, geography, plant pathology, and entomology.
A family entertainment center and bowling alley, the Showtime Bowling Center features 32 lanes of bowling with automatic scoring as well as a video game arcade and billiard tables. The center is available for party rentals.
North Georgia Tours offers narrated tours and ghost walks that are meant to enlighten and entertain. Tours, which can be conducted on foot or by carriage, focus on the area's architecture, history, and local legends.
Climb into a horsedrawn carriage operated by North Georgia Tours and experience bucolic Watsonville from the comfort of a sheltered buggy. Due to limited space, carriage tours are best for groups of no more than four adults.
Enjoy a day of fun in the sun at Washington Farms in Watkinsville, Georgia. The farm is open from mid-spring through early autumn. Its most popular offerings are pick-your-own strawberry harvesting and hay rides.