Experiencing the real essence of Athens begins with knowing the little details. Ready to learn just where this unique place is and what things you can do there?
To help get you oriented, Athens lies 70 miles (113 kilometers) to the southeast of the noteworthy city of Dallas.
Traveling is all about meeting new people, so why not make friends with a few of the 13,000 locals who reside in this area of Texas?
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Arriving at Pounds Regional Airport (TYR)? After you've disembarked and claimed your bags, central Athens will be just 30 miles (48 kilometers) from here.
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Rent a vehicle from the Pounds Regional Airport area and make sure the only taxiing you'll have to do is from the runway to arrivals. Let the friendly staff at Enterprise give you a hand.
Just 2 miles (3 kilometers) for the downtown area at 607 E Tyler St Ste 107 # 1 is Enterprise. Head on over and you'll be behind the wheel in no time!
Give your kids a chance to burn off some of their energy by running around and playing at Central Park, a grassy getaway.
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Nature lovers should spend a few hours at East Texas Arboretum. Look up the names of the trees and shrubs on display there, or simply enjoy being out in nature.
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Enjoy some of the music shows and arts events regularly hosted by Henderson County Performing Arts Center and become better acquainted with the local cultural scene.
If you've seen the best of Athens with time to spare, don't worry! Just 25 miles (40 kilometers) away is Canton, and you definitely won't be bored here. First Monday Trade Days is the perfect place to start understanding the story of the area. Splash Kingdom Family Waterpark and Old Mill Marketplace are also well worth visiting. Tyler is another nearby destination situated just 35 miles (56 kilometers) away. Make your way here for attractions like the Caldwell Zoo, Broadway Square Mall and the Tyler Museum of Art.
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