- 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
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Phoenix Paintball Huntsville MoreLess Info
Play across 30 acres of paintball fields featuring different terrain and obstacles
96% 28 votes
100 Pryor Street, Athens, AL MoreLess Info
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.
90% 20 votes
1702 South Jefferson St., Athens, AL 35611 MoreLess Info
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.
67% 3 votes
101 N. Houston St., Athens, AL 35611 MoreLess Info
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.
60% 5 votes
Piney Chapel Road, Athens, AL 35614 MoreLess Info
Walkers will enjoy nature scenes and views of wildlife along the Richard Martin Trail. Covering several miles with winding paths, it is also suitable for bicyclists, runners and horseback riders.
50% 2 votes
409 West Green Street, Athens, AL 35611 MoreLess Info
Open during the summer months on Saturday mornings, the Athens Saturday Market features the wares of local farmers, artisans, and businesspeople. The market also hosts various event days with themes.
- 0 votes
Chris way park, Athens, AL 35671 MoreLess Info
Located in the quaint town of Grafton, the Two Rivers Winery is a small establishment serving wine, micro-beer and light refreshments. It is family owned and is a great stop on the Illinois wine trail.
- 0 votes
100 North Beaty Street, Athens, AL 35611 MoreLess Info
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.
- 0 votes
14640 Cambridge Ln, Athens, AL 35613 MoreLess Info
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.
- 0 votes
206 W Market Street, Athens, AL 35611 MoreLess Info
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.
- 1 votes
26169 Children Ln, Athens, AL 35613 MoreLess Info
The Tennessee Valley Zoo is a mobile petting zoo open by appointment only. It includes a diverse array of animals visitors can interact with, such as goats, giant tortoises, monkeys, water buffalo and even camel.