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Historic Athens Tours

280 E. Dougherty St.
Athens, GA 30601

The Historic Athens Welcome Center offers daily heritage tours of Athens and the University of Georgia, birthplace of public higher education in America. Choose from a walking tour or shuttle tour, both of which begin and end at the Welcome Center. On the walking tour, you will stroll through Historic Downtown Athens and UGA North Campus with a local, knowledgeable tour guide and learn about the history of the Classic City. On the shuttle tour, you will board the bus for an overview of magnificent pre-Civil War homes and historic neighborhoods. See eclectic Downtown Athens, the UGA campus, the Double-Barreled Cannon, and the Cobbham and Milledge Avenue historic districts. Advance online booking is highly recommended to guarantee your spot.