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ATHENS DRAWS RECORD ATTENDANCE FOR MEETINGS Athens is known for its blend of southern heritage and contemporary entertainment. No matter your taste, you’ll find attractions that are just your speed in Athens. PLAY A ROUND Athens is surrounded by a number of premier golf courses. Whether you’re teeing it up at the University of Georgia Golf Course, named one of the top 10 public courses in Georgia by Golfweek, or hitting the links at the exclusive Athens Country Club, there is plenty of great golf to be played! SOAK UP THE SUN STEP BACK IN TIME Today, Athens boasts 15 neighborhoods on the National Register of Historic Places, including four house museums open for public tours. Athens is home to America’s first garden club, the State Botanical Garden of Georgia, and one of the most diverse collections of specialty nurseries and gardens in the Southeastern United States. The Athens Convention & Visitors Bureau’s professional staff are local experts who help planners create “Only in Athens” experiences that draw record attendance and rave reviews. 7 THE CLASSIC CENTER • CLASSICCENTER.COM