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Flights to Athens, USA

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Athens, Georgia, situated in the northeast part of the state, offers a combination of Southern charm, historical significance, and a thriving cultural scene. It could be a good destination for you if you're interested in American history, art, or live music. Those interested in American history can explore the antebellum architecture, including the T.R.R. Cobb House, a mid-19th-century mansion with period furnishings. The Georgia Museum of Art offers a collection of American and European art, while the downtown area features numerous galleries showcasing local artists. Athens is also known for its music scene, having birthed alternative rock bands like R.E.M. and The B-52's. You might find live music performances at local venues throughout the week.

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Airports near Athens

Reach Athens your way. You can easily travel to Athens using any of these 4 airports.

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

Located approximately 70 miles west of Athens, this is the closest major international airport. It offers a wide range of domestic and international flights.


Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport

Situated around 90 miles northeast of Athens, this regional airport serves as a convenient option for travellers. It provides domestic flights to various destinations.


Charlotte Douglas International Airport

Although a bit further away at approximately 200 miles northeast of Athens, this major international airport offers a wide range of domestic and international flights. It may require a connecting flight to a more local airport.


Nashville International Airport

Located around 250 miles northwest of Athens, this major international airport serves as an alternative option. It offers domestic and limited international flights. A connecting flight may be necessary to reach a more local airport.

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Things to do in Athens

Discovering the many attractions of Athens can be quite a task, so we've narrowed down our top 3:

The Georgia Museum of Art

Located in Athens, Georgia, this museum is the official state museum of art. It showcases American paintings, decorative arts, and works on paper, offering a glimpse into the region's artistic heritage. With travelling exhibitions and educational programs, it's a cultural hub for art lovers and a must-visit attraction.

The State Botanical Garden of Georgia

Discover a 313-acre nature preserve, a living lab for UGA. Enjoy themed gardens, nature trails, and a tropical conservatory. Appreciate plants and nature through displays, gardens, programs, and research. Open to the public for education and enjoyment.

The Athens Historic District

Athens has a vibrant historic district with preserved antebellum architecture, Victorian-era homes, and landmarks like the oldest surviving residence, Church-Waddel-Brumby House. Walking tours offer insights into the city's history and showcase the craftsmanship of the period. Perfect for history buffs and lovers of Southern heritage.

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