Resources & Links
In order to make Georgia a production-friendly state,
strong financial tools are available that make shooting here the smart choice.
Georgia Entertainment Industry Investment Act
Contact Amy Clark from the Athens Convention & Visitors Bureau for assistance in prospecting for rates and availability at local hotels.
Restaurants, Bars & Clubs
Athens has a wide array of restaurant choices including many vegetarian friendly options as well as cuisine from all over the world.
For a complete listing of local restaurants see the Flagpole Guide to Athens.
Ben Epps Airport
Georiga Skies provides daily shuttle flights to Atlanta.
Distance from Athens to Major Cities:
Birmingham, Alabama: 215 miles
Atlanta, Georgia: 68 miles
Savannah, Georgia: 254 miles
Asheville, North Carolina: 122 miles
Spartanburg, South Carolina: 133 miles
Nashville, Tennessee: 245 miles
Distance from Athens to Oceans, Lakes:
Atlantic Ocean (Tybee Island, Georgia): 243 miles
Lake Hartwell (Hartwell, Georgia): 43 miles
Lake Lanier (Lake Lanier, Georgia): 44 miles
Lake Allatoona (Allatoona, Georgia): 95 miles
Athens Average Temperature
Annual Average 62°