Visit Athens, Tennessee

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Discover the hidden gem of the South! Welcome to Athens, Tennessee, where history, culture, and natural beauty collide. 

Athens, Tennessee is home of the World's Best Ice Cream! ~ Time Magazine

Scavenger Hunt in Athens

Get ready to explore Athens like never before with an exciting self-guided adventure for friends, families, and individuals looking for fun!

Participants in the Athens Scavenger Hunt will follow clues scattered throughout the city, leading them to discover hidden gems and local favorites in Athens. This family-friendly event is an excellent opportunity for community members of all ages to engage with their city in a playful and challenging way.

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Upcoming Events

Check out all the festivals, activities, and special events coming up!

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Explore our Merchants

Discover unique boutiques and explore local farmers markets for a wide range of one-of-a-kind finds.  

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Plan your Visit

Explore some of our ready-made itineraries as you plan your visit to Athens.

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