Ever wondered what it is like to live in Athens, GA? While you may spend most of your time in class or studying, there is tons around to explore in this area we call home!

Whether you’re from the area or an Athens newcomer, you’ll find something to love within steps of Eclipse on Broad. Explore our town’s best and brightest local attractions, starting with these six things to do, see, and eat.

Downtown Athens

Downtown Athens

Treat yourself to the best of the Classic City. The Heart of the Classic City, Downtown Athens, pulses from morning through night with a successful mixture of specialty retailers, popular eateries, and taverns that play gracious host to our world-famous music scene and entertainment district. True to the name, Athens nurtures an eclectic culture of art, music, commerce, technology, and higher learning.

Pauley's Crepe Bar

Pauley's Crepe Bar

Since 2008, Pauley’s Crêpe Bar has been serving up sensational sweet & savory crêpes, sandwiches, salads, coffee, and signature cocktails. Their full bar features innovative cocktails, a variety of wines, and local beers. Mere steps away from the University of Georgia campus, their sophisticated yet casual space is a staple of Athens.

Jittery Joe's Coffee

Jittery Joe's Coffee

Jittery Joe's Coffee was started in 1994 next to the famous 40 Watt Club in Athens, Georgia. At one time Jittery Joe's was the official coffee of Antarctica. So what makes Jittery Joe’s Coffee better than the rest? Although their hands on approach to roasting coffee may take more time, your taste buds will appreciate the effort.

40 Watt Club

40 Watt Club

The 40 Watt Club is one of the most famous and iconic music venues in the world since the 1970's. The history of the 40 Watt Club is being made every night the doors are open, so go experience some of the best local and national bands around. You never know when you might stumble onto the next big thing.

Bulldog Statues

Bulldog Statues

Dozens of larger-than-life bulldog statues stand guard throughout Athens, GA, a public art display that is fun for all ages. Whether you are a fan of public art, a die-hard UGA Bulldog, a kid or a kid at heart, you'll enjoy seeking out these statues while you are in Athens, Georgia.

Firefly Trail

Firefly Trail

Athens is well-known as an outdoor community, and one of the top spots for a beautiful walk in Athens is the Firefly Trail. The Firefly Trail opened at the end of 2017 and is the perfect way to enjoy the outdoors. It's a beautiful oasis conveniently nestled in the heart of Downtown Athens. So grab a friend, a bike, or bring your pup along and explore this awesome trail.

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