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Athens overview

Visitors can plan a fun excursion to Convocation Center and Peden Stadium while in Athens. Make memories at Hot Dog Museum and Dairy Barn Arts Center. If you're looking for a new favorite getaway, look no further than Athens.

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 Hotels.com 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 Parkersburg, WV (PKB-Mid-Ohio Valley Regional), 35.5 mi (57.2 km) from downtown Athens. Columbus, OH (CMH-Port Columbus Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 62.4 mi (100.4 km) away.

What to see around Athens

Fun activities include attractions such as:
  • • Convocation Center
  • • Peden Stadium
Art, festivals, and live music are top draws, along with cultural places like:
  • • Hot Dog Museum
  • • Dairy Barn Arts Center
  • • Starbrick Clay
  • • Stuart's Opera House
  • • Fur Peace Ranch
Take in the collegiate vibe with a visit to:
  • • John Calhoun Baker University Center
  • • Ohio University
  • • Hocking College
  • • Stone Valley Ranch
  • • Ohio Operating Engineers Logan Training Center
Here are some top sights to see:
  • • Fun Barn
  • • Shade Winery
  • • Rocky Factory Outlet Store
  • • Robbins Crossing Historical Village
  • • Hocking Valley Scenic Railway

When to visit Athens

Curious about when's the best time to visit? Here are the seasonal norms to help with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 60°F day, 22°F night
  • April-June: 84°F day, 36°F night
  • July-September: 84°F day, 46°F night
  • October-December: 71°F day, 23°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 9.57 inches
  • April-June: 12.13 inches
  • July-September: 10.87 inches
  • October-December: 8.94 inches