- TripBuzz found 31 things to do with kids in or near Athens, Georgia, including 12 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Madison, Commerce, Watkinsville and Winder.
- From Sanford Stadium to Bear Hollow Zoo, the Athens area offers 70 different types of family activities, including: Parks, Historic Sites, Zoos and Rock Climbing.
- Athens is situated within the Blue Ridge Mountains and is 70 miles away from Atlanta. It holds the main campus of the University of Georgia and features a strong live music culture, being the hometown of REM. Along with a vibrant nightlife, the city still maintains original Antebellum architecture for those who enjoy history.
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.
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2450 S. Milledge Ave, Athens, GA 30601 MoreLess Info
Covering 313 acres and part of the University of Georgia, the State Botanical Garden of Georgia has native flora gardens, international gardens, and plenty of trails. The greenhouses are used by the University and are opened for public.
Spanning a total of 225-acres, the Sandy Creek Nature Center is a protected wildlife sanctuary filled with a large variety of animals from the local area. The center is also popular for its four miles of trails located throughout.
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2600 Riverbend Road, Athens, GA 30605 MoreLess Info
Known for its classic par 71 Robert Trent Jones layout, the University of Georgia Golf Course is the home course of the GA Bulldogs and offers an entertaining game of golf for players of varying skills.
The Tree That Owns Itself, also known as the Jackson Oak, is a white oak tree and a popular local landmark owing to the fact that it is believed to be the legal owner of itself as well as the land within eight feet from its base.
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136 Grady Avenue, Athens, GA 30601 MoreLess Info
As a group of professional actors and directors, Town & Gown Players At Athens Community Theatre has musicals, plays, and comedies for visitors to attend. The theater has opening night events with special guests.
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.