Athens is a city in McMinn County, Tennessee, United States. Athens-Tennessee is the main city of the Athens Metropolitan Statistical Area and has a 13, 220 population. Athens is surrounded by the Unicoi Mountains, the Tennessee River and the Appalachian Ridge-and-Valley Province. As in Athens began to come investors, the area developed and became known for its tourist services and attractions. There are many new things that visitors will be able to watch here, so you will have a great vacation for sure!
Athens has a long history and if you will come to this this remarkable place, make sure that you will visit all these incredible attractions and even more as there are plenty! You will also have the possibility to go to the nearby cities as Etowah, Decatur or Niota, so your vacation will be more complex than you thought it would be! Have a great time and enjoy all the natural beauties and attraction from Athens!
Lost Sea is located in Athens-Tennessee and it offers a wonderful trip in a glass boat and is a Registered National Landmark. It also features guided walks, making it possible for you to discover interesting things about this attraction!
Strikers' Premium Winery provides many wine varieties as well as an interesting wine tasting. If you like wine and want to experience something new, you will be able to taste or buy Strawberry, Peach, Blackberry, Cherry or Athenian Red, Baco Noir wines.
Swift Museum Foundation Inc. is also located in Athens and is dedicated to restoration of the Globe Swift as well as historical memorabilia.
Sunshine Hollow is located in Athens, too and is a recreational place filled with many gardens and surrounded by unspoiled forests. There are also sales shops, a bakery, a wedding site, lunch facilities and a reception pavilion.