#52. Athens

The University of Georgia is the largest employer in Athens, Ga., and is a big contributor to city’s strong arts and music scene. Several restaurants, bars and coffee shops are in place, and so are a half-dozen breweries. Popular pub stops include Copper Creek Brewing Co., Creature Comforts Brewery and Terrapin Beer Co., which has selections like Big Hoppy Monster and Hopsecutioner IPA.

Newsletter Sign Up

Keep up to date with our latest rankings and articles!
Enter your email to be added to our mailing list.