- Our list of the best things to do in Athens, Georgia, features the top 45 nearby activities — including 24 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Athens, GA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Amusement, Entertainment & Shows, and Sports & Fitness.
- The results below include the top 27 things to do within the city of Athens, GA , followed by 18 popular activities in nearby cities, including Madison, Commerce, Winder and Watkinsville
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Urban Enigmas Escape Rooms Athens, GA MoreLess Info
Groups must work together to find the clues, solve the puzzles, complete the mission, and escape the room in under 60 minutes
97% 407 votes
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.
93% 506 votes
110 Field St., Athens, GA 30602 MoreLess Info
The 8th largest non-racing stadium in the country, Sanford Stadium is an on-campus football venue and a part of the University of Georgia. The games here are said to be played 'between the hedges' owing to the special feature here which are the privet hedges that surround the field.
99% 226 votes
Athens, GA MoreLess Info
Athens Food Tours offers its customers the opportunity to visit a number of local eateries and taste the local delicacies while learning about local lifestyle and history from the tour guides as well as the restaurant owners and chefs.
99% 113 votes
Athens, GA MoreLess Info
The Georgia Food Tour Company provides tours of locally owned restaurants, shops, and farms in Athens and Roswell. Explore local history, music, and architecture, and meet the farmers, restaurant owners, and chefs that bring their food to the area.
92% 156 votes
293 Gran Ellen Dr., Athens, GA 30606 MoreLess Info
The Bear Hollow Zoo features native wildlife from across Georgia including bald eagles, barn owls, black bears, bobcats, and American alligators. On the weekends, the center often hosts hands-on children's activities.
98% 57 votes
205 Old Commerce Road, Athens, GA 30607 MoreLess Info
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.
93% 89 votes
265 Newton Bridge Road, Athens, GA 30607 MoreLess Info
39 beer specialties are waiting to be tasted and bought at Terrapin Beer Company. Some of these beers are found all year round, while some of them are only released with special occasions and holydays.
90% 40 votes
400 Bob Holman Road, Athens, GA 30607 MoreLess Info
A 782-acre park surrounding Lake Chapman is Sandy Creek Park. The park offers a wide variety of amenities including hiking, fishing, disc golf, beach access and more.
91% 190 votes
90 Carlton Street, Athens, GA 30602 MoreLess Info
A part of University of Georgia, Georgia Museum of Art houses a permanent collection and multiple travelling exhibits of specialties fine art, American painting, decorative arts and paper works.
91% 232 votes
215 North Lumpkin Street, Athens, GA 30601 MoreLess Info
The Georgia Theatre is a local music venue built inside an old cinema and hosts a variety of live music performances of many different genres such as folk, popular, country and more. The rooftop restaurant and bar offer beautiful views of the city.