Heading out for gameday?! If you've never been to Athens, here are some things you may be interested in seeing before you leave.
1. The State Botanical Garden
313 acres of sheer beauty. The garden is located on UGA's campus, so you won't have to go too far out of the way to experience it! The garden serves as a living laboratory, housing not only plants, but wildlife as well. The welcome center itself is a sight to see, standing at 3 stories high and filled with artwork based on the garden.
2. Terrapin Beer Company
That's right, there's a brewery in Athens! The owners, Spike & John, started the business in 2002, winning the pale ale gold medal at the annual Great American Beer Fest. Everyone is welcome to tour and taste the brewery from 5:30-7 Thursday, Friday, and Saturday night. Enjoy the live music & don't forget to take home your souvenir mug!
3. Downtown Athens
With 55 different places to eat, and 40 different taverns Athens' nightlife is always electric! Choose where you want to eat and spend the night hopping from one music experience to another. Located in the heart of Athens, you won't want to miss this!