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Athens overview

Athens is a budget-friendly place distinct for its sports and known for its college atmosphere and shops. You'll enjoy the ample coffee and bar options, along with outdoor areas for biking and walking. Visitors can explore the campus and neighborhood around Ohio University and Hocking College. Don't miss your chance to see attractions like Hot Dog Museum and Dairy Barn Arts Center. If you're looking for a family- and business-friendly getaway, Athens is for you.

Where to stay in Athens

Featuring accommodation choices that can meet everyone's needs, Athens is the place to go.
  • • 8 2-star hotels with an average price of $51 per night
  • • 4 3-star hotels with an average price of $104 per night
  • • 2 4-star hotels with an average price of $120 per night

Here are the top hotels based on 1216 user reviews of Athens hotels:
  • • Fairfield Inn & Suites Athens (Athens)
  • • Hampton Inn Athens (Athens)
  • • Ohio University Inn & Conference Center (Athens)
  • • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Athens (Athens)
  • • Baymont Inn and Suites Athens (Athens)

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

Take in the collegiate vibe with a visit to:
  • • Ohio University
  • • Hocking College
  • • Stone Valley Ranch
  • • Ohio Operating Engineers Logan Training Center
Here are some top sights to see:
  • • Hot Dog Museum
  • • Dairy Barn Arts Center
  • • Fun Barn
  • • Shade Winery
  • • Rocky Factory Outlet Store

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: 9.5 inches
  • • April-June: 12.1 inches
  • • July-September: 10.9 inches
  • • October-December: 8.9 inches