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.

Air Travel

Ben Epps Airport

Georiga Skies provides daily shuttle flights to Atlanta. 877-849-4997

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
January 41°
February 45°
March 53°
April 61°
May 69°
June 76°
July 79°
August 78°
September 73°
October 62°
November 53°
December 45°
Annual Average 62°

10-Day Forecast