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Athens overview

You can take in the local culture of Athens at Houston Memorial Library and Alabama Veterans Museum & Archives. While you're here, stop by Big Spring Park and Fairview Park. Whatever your interests are, Athens has something for you.

Where to stay in Athens

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Athens has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Athens with by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Athens hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Athens hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Athens

Fly in to Huntsville, AL (HSV-Huntsville Intl.), 15.5 mi (24.9 km) from downtown Athens. Muscle Shoals, AL (MSL-Northwest Alabama Regional) is the next closest major airport, 37 mi (59.5 km) away.

What to see around Athens

A top draw is the area's cultural scene including places like:
  • • Houston Memorial Library
  • • Alabama Veterans Museum & Archives
Nature lovers will appreciate these places:
  • • Big Spring Park
  • • Fairview Park
  • • Christopher Park

When to visit Athens

If you're still deciding when to visit, here are the seasonal norms to help you plan:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 69°F day, 31°F night
  • • April-June: 90°F day, 45°F night
  • • July-September: 91°F day, 55°F night
  • • October-December: 79°F day, 32°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 14.45 inches
  • • April-June: 13.46 inches
  • • July-September: 11.69 inches
  • • October-December: 13.94 inches