- Our list of the best things to do in Athens, Texas, features the top 30 nearby activities — including 6 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Athens, TX has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Museums & Galleries, Entertainment & Shows, Outdoor Places, and Amusement.
- The results below include the top 17 things to do within the city of Athens, TX , followed by 13 popular activities in nearby cities, including Canton
Visitation and outdoor education are combined with the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center for an interactive experience. It works to teach the public about conservation, stewardship of aquatic resources, and freshwater sport fishing.
Spanning a total of 85-acres, Cain Center & Cain Park are facilities commonly visited by members of the local community. The Cain Center is a recreational facility that includes a junior-size Olympic pool, a fitness center, and numerous meeting rooms.
The spring-fed warm waters of the Athens Scuba Park makes the lake very enjoyable for divers. The depth of the lake is from 20 feet to 35 feet which is both safe and pleasant for most divers, whether beginners or experienced.
89% 18 votes
1601 Patterson Rd., Athens, TX 75751 MoreLess Info
Dedicated to teaching ecology and protecting the environment, East Texas Arboretum & Botanical Society features both a hiking trail and garden. Group tours are available along with rentals for special occasions like weddings and birthday celebrations.
50% 4 votes
217 N. Prairieville St., Athens, TX 75751 MoreLess Info
Located in a historic brick schoolhouse, Henderson County Historical Museum offers visitors permanent displays filled with artifacts relevant to the county's history. The museum contains a replica room imitating a bedroom from the 19th century.