- Our list of the best things to do in Athens, Alabama, features the top 82 nearby activities — including 35 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Athens, AL has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, Entertainment & Shows, and Sights & Landmarks.
- The results below include the top 10 things to do within the city of Athens, AL , followed by 72 popular activities in nearby cities, including Decatur, Huntsville and Madison
Artifacts like uniforms, weapons, medals, books, and photographs are on display in a large exhibit at the Alabama Veterans Museum & Archives. Visitors can also access a monthly coffee call, gift shop, meeting facilities, and guided tours by local veterans.
The Cinemagic Theatre offers a choice of indoor or outdoor movie viewing. The drive-in shows quality new-releases with modern audio and video capabilities. A clean, friendly, and warm atmosphere awaits movie lovers of all ages on the inside as well.
Readers and history buffs will find plenty to explore at the Houston Memorial Library and Museum, the former home of U.S. senator George S. Houston. Visitors can survey the book section then head upstairs to view furnishings and family artifacts.
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Consisting of interlacing trails, Athens-Limestone County Nature & Heritage Trails takes visitors through various parks and recreational areas in the city. These trails include the Civil Wart Trail, the 89-Mile Noah Bike Trail, the Antebellum Trial, and other historic pathways.
Onyx Cheerleading & Gymnastics is a recreational facility that features youth summer camps, music lessons, stunt training, and flexibility classes. The facility also offers choreography classes, and semi-private and private lessons.
Featuring the work of a local artist, Carole Foret Fine Art offers visitors prints and paintings with subjects like animals, still life, Jesus, and more. The artist also has commission work available for custom paintings.