What to do in Athens on a non-football weekend? We say there's always plenty to do, and so does Occupy My Family. Without the bustle of a game day, reservations are easier to come by and the streets are more calmly explored. Use this list to scout out the everyday gems of Athens.

  1. Take a Tour.
  2. See Herschel Walker’s Heisman trophy.
  3. Go for a bike ride.
  4. Grab a brew.
  5. Commune with nature.
  6. Grab a cup of coffee.
  7. See a live show.
  8. Get in touch with historic Athens.
  9. Visit a world-class institution.
  10. Eat.

While Hugh Acheson’s The National tops our list of recommended eats in Athens, there’s no shortage of options to choose from including Last Resort GrillCali N Tito’sThe Table Bistroand Atlanta’s favorite Grindhouse Burgers.


Photo courtesy of The Broad Collective.