Athens is in Athens-Clarke County and is the sixth largest city in Georgia. The area’s climate is humid subtropical; this means that that winters are mild and the summers hot and humid. Some of the major Athens attractions include the rare American Civil War double barrel cannon (there are only two remaining), the Georgia Museum of Art and the State Botanical Garden. The Twilight Series are bicycle races that take place every spring and attract loads of biking athletes and enthusiasts. If you are planning to stay in Athens, Georgia for a couple of days, then picking a quality budget accommodation seems like a good option. Top rated Athens, Georgia include the Country Inn & Suites (2.4 miles from the city’s center), the SpringHill Suites (6 miles), and the Sleep Inn & Suites (6.5 miles).