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Athens overview

Nature lovers can visit Veterans Memorial Park and McMinn Field while in Athens. While you're here, stop by McMinn County Living Heritage Museum and Knox Park. Whatever your interests are, Athens has something for you.

Where to stay in Athens

Whether traveling for business or pleasure, Athens can accommodate you. There are 12 hotels in Athens and you can shop as many as 54 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 30%. We have room prices as low as 38 USD per night and below you'll find the number of hotels by star rating in Athens as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 23 3-star hotels from 55 USD per night
  • • 26 2-star hotels from 43 USD per night

How to get to Athens

Fly in to Knoxville, TN (TYS-McGhee Tyson), 42.2 mi (67.9 km) from downtown Athens. Chattanooga, TN (CHA-Chattanooga Metropolitan) is the next closest major airport, 44.1 mi (71 km) away.

What to see around Athens

Fun activities in the area include these attractions:
  • • Rock Springs Golf Course
  • • Ridgewood Golf Club
  • • White Oaks Golf Course
  • • Madisonville Golf Center
  • • Dayton Golf and Country Club
Its parks, mountain views, and swimming spots are notable, and top spots for nature lovers include:
  • • Veterans Memorial Park
  • • McMinn Field
  • • Knox Park
  • • Heritage Park
  • • Regional Park
Some recommended places to see include:
  • • McMinn County Living Heritage Museum
  • • Cook Park

When to visit Athens

Wondering what time of year to travel, or what clothes to pack? Here are seasonal norms to help you with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 66°F day, 26°F night
  • • April-June: 88°F day, 40°F night
  • • July-September: 88°F day, 51°F night
  • • October-December: 77°F day, 26°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 15.24 inches
  • • April-June: 13.58 inches
  • • July-September: 13.35 inches
  • • October-December: 13.58 inches