Athens

Athens Travel Guide

Articles about Athens

By Jason Cochran
By Greg Kirschling
Distance: 80 milesDriving Time: 1.5 hours The Appeal Athens has always been an unassuming music mecca, home to beloved groups such as R.E.M. and the B-52's and, more recently, southern rock bands like the Drive-By Truckers. It's the place to cat...
By Catesby Holmes
By Matt Lee
North Carolina Housed in a former fish market, Crook’s Corner (dinner for two $60) has trained many of the South’s top toques. The current chef, Bill Smith, is an expert at dishes with ethereal, rustic ingredients, such as honeysuckle sorbet made...
By Ted Lee
North Carolina Housed in a former fish market, Crook’s Corner (dinner for two $60) has trained many of the South’s top toques. The current chef, Bill Smith, is an expert at dishes with ethereal, rustic ingredients, such as honeysuckle sorbet made...

Hotels in Athens

Just three blocks from the University of Georgia campus, Foundry Park Inn & Spa blends Southern colonial-style architecture with contemporary amenities.

Restaurants in Athens

Don’t be put off by the simple décor; the main focus here is the food, which is why die-hard fans drive hours for the restaurant’s imaginative fall fruit–harvest preparations.