In Athens, there are many opportunities to enjoy the outdoors as well as cultural events. You can find family-friendly activities like these year round:
- The Georgia Outdoor Recreation Program offers backpacking, caving, horseback riding, cycling, and snow skiing.
- The 313-acre State Botanical Garden of Georgia offers nature trails, gardens, and a conservatory.
- The sophisticated UGA Performing Arts Center houses 1,100 seat Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall and the Ramsey Concert Hall.
- The Georgia Museum of Art offers free admission to its art galleries housing traveling exhibitions and its permanent collection.