- The list below includes 33 free or cheap things to do in or near Athens, Georgia, including 71 different types of inexpensive activities like Music Venue, Parks, Historic Sites and Bowling.
- From Sandy Creek Park to East Athens Community Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Athens and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Madison, Commerce, Winder and Watkinsville.
Located next to a high school, Buford Youth Sports Complex has a multipurpose field that hosts community football, lacrosse, and soccer games. The complex also has several tennis courts, with bleachers on a hill for spectators.
Rock Springs Park features many amenities on its 113 acres, including a playground, pavilion, football field with lighted walking track, six lighted tennis courts and a 2 mile paved walking trail. There are grills and restrooms as well.
88% 107 votes
5000 N. Browning Bridge Road, Gainesville, GA 30506 MoreLess Info
Georgia's newest state park, Don Carter State Park is also the first ever park situated on Lake Lanier. Guests love the clean and vast beach and swimming waters, as well as amenities such as bath houses and boating ramps.
Lenora Park is 178 acres of expansive and beautiful wide open green space. Surrounded by oversized shady trees, the park features picnic and grilling areas, football field, lighted walking trail, fishing lake and more.
83% 6 votes
1277 Elberton Highway (Hwy.77 South), Hartwell, GA 30643 MoreLess Info
The Hart County Botanical Gardens encompasses over a dozen flower and plant gardens, as well as a children's playground, an amphitheater, a wetland and a large pavilion. They also hold an annual plant sale every April.
100% 1 votes
31 E. Howell St., Hartwell, GA 30643 MoreLess Info
The Hart County Chamber of Commerce & Historical serve to preserve and educate on the history and cultural background of Hartwell and the surrounding area. The museum features a modest collection of artifacts, furnishings, photographs and documents.