Whether you’re in town for a game at the University of Georgia, checking out the lively music scene, or exploring the rich history, Athens, Georgia is full of Southern charm. Here’s how we suggest spending a weekend in this vibrant college town.
Where to Stay
The Graduate Athens offers a cool college vibe, located in the heart of downtown.
Check out the boutique Hotel Indigo Athens for a mix of modern design and classic Southern hospitality.
For a homey bed and breakfast, the Magnolia Terrace B&B is a lovely, family-owned establishment in a historic house.
Where to Dine
Savor traditional Southern cooking at Mama’s Boy. The biscuits and gravy are a must-try.
For upscale dining, visit The National for Mediterranean-inspired dishes made with local ingredients.
Get your caffeine fix at Jittery Joe’s — a favorite among UGA students.
What to Do
Visit the Georgia Museum of Art on the UGA campus.
Take a walk at the State Botanical Garden of Georgia, 313 acres of beautiful gardens and trails.
Check out the local music scene at the 40 Watt Club, a cornerstone of Athens’ vibrant music scene.
How to Get There
Ben Epps Airport (AHN) is the primary airport for flying into Athens.
Private Charter from New York City (Teterboro) to Athens – starting at $10,800 for a Turboprop
Private Charter from Los Angeles (Van Nuys) to Athens – starting at $26,500 for a Very Light Jet
Private Charter from Seattle to Athens – starting at $32,400 for a Light Jet
Private Charter from Miami to Athens – starting at $13,800 for a Midsize Jet
Private Charter from Chicago to Athens – starting at $16,000 for a Super Mid Jet or $20,800 for a Heavy Jet
Check out our flight cost calculator to start planning your trip to Athens.