There is an abundance of shopping in Athens. Downtown is filled with Victorian-era buildings and an eclectic mix of specialty shops. The Five Points area features the finest in fashion, gifts, antiques and jewelry, and for those looking for a mall, the Georgia Square Mall features over 100 stores including major department stores.
After a day of shopping grab a bite at one of the dozens of unique, independent eateries that helped Athens become a top foodie city. From traditional Southern soul food to trendsetting nouveau Southern cuisine there is something for everyone. Menus feature exceptional wines and farm-to-table ingredients from local Athens growers. Quench your thirst at one of Athens local breweries & micropubs, or hop on a tour to explore a variety breweries including Terrapin Beer Company, Creature Comforts Brewing Company, and Southern Brewing Company.