From Broadway musicals to cycling championships, there’s plenty to do in Athens, GA. Catch a play or concert at the Classic Center Theatre or take your favorite craft beer fan to tour the Terrapin Beer Company. The exciting Athens Twilight Criterium attracts thousands of cycling enthusiasts each spring, with multiple races and a $200,000 cash prize. In the summer Athens hosts the Athfest arts festival, featuring live music, visual art and an entire section designed to get children excited about the fine arts. The Country Inn & Suites is just two miles from downtown, making it easy to enjoy the best the city has to offer. Athens events and attractions include:
- Athens Twilight Criterium (2 miles)
This exciting race through downtown Athens attracts cyclists from around the USA and the world. The next Athens Twilight Criterium will be held May 6-7, 2016.
- Athfest (2 miles)
Experience the best of Athens’ art and music scene at this annual festival that benefits local arts programs. The festival includes live music, an artists’ market and extensive children’s programming, and will be held June 22-26, 2016.
- Classic Center Theatre (2.6 miles)
Spend an enchanted evening at this 2,000-seat theater and community center that presents Broadway musicals, comedies and world-class musical acts.
Phone: +1 (706) 357-4444
- Terrapin Beer Company (2.9 miles)
Craft beer enthusiasts won’t want to miss this award-winning brewery that offers tours and taste tests. Be sure to take advantage of the hotel's Terrapin Company Experience Package for special perks.
Phone: +1 (706) 549-3377
- Live Wire Athens (2.3 miles)
Known for its great atmosphere and musical acts, Live Wire Athens offers a wealth of weekly musical and comedic performances.
Phone: +1 (706) 543-8283
- UGA Special Collections Libraries (2.2. miles)
Discover Georgia history through these unique collections of rare books, historic maps, videos, voice transcriptions and more.
Phone: +1 (706) 542-7123
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