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Athens Travel Guide

Along the Hocking River is the college town, Athens. Often known for being the home to Ohio University, Athens also offers outdoor pursuits for adventurers, as well as museums, and shopping. Of course, Athens is also famous for its Halloween Block Party, which attracts thousands of visitors every year and the spooky fun is watched around the world. This is why Athens has gained the title of one of the most haunted cities in the US.

Things to Do in Athens

A favorite family day out is to Strouds Run State Park. Here you can enjoy outdoor recreational activities, such as boating, fishing and swimming, as well as explore nature trails. For a relaxing stroll and to experience the heart of Athens, head to Court Street, which is lined with interesting shops, local restaurants, and welcoming coffee shops during the day or vibrant bars and fun clubs by night. If you like antiques, you'll love the Nelsonville Antiques and Vintage Market.

Best Places to Stay in Athens

Athens offers a range of hotels from well-known chains, as well as lodges and campgrounds for some family bonding.

Best Time to Visit Athens

For lovely, warm weather, the best time to visit Athens is from June to September. The annual Halloween Block Party is also held during October and takes over Court Street with its frightful festivities.

Price and Availability in Athens

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The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Athens tends to be Monday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Athens tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.
The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Athens is in March, while the cheapest month is in April. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Athens is in the high season in November. Athens has its low season in December, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The Weather in Athens

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Athens. The hottest month in Athens is March, when temperatures peak at 94 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to -8 ˚F. The wettest month in Athens is December with 5.78 inches of rain, while the driest month is April with 0.57 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Athens

Choose the perfect accommodation for your trip at AllTheRooms.com. We compare Airbnb, Priceline, Agoda and many more. Athens has 207 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, extravagant travelers and everything in between. For those trying to keep costs down, the cheapest place to stay in Athens is just $20 a night. A typical rental in Athens costs on average $115 a night.

Those needing to get some work finished during their trip to Athens can pick from 91 places to stay that have WiFi. We have 19 accommodations that include a breakfast included. Fitness addicts can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 12 accommodations that have gym facilities. Driving to Athens? Then choose one of the 102 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. 10 vacation rentals have a a pool or jacuzzi

If you're traveling with your best friend, then make sure to select one of the 28 pet-friendly accommodations available.

We combine a wide variety of Athens accommodations including vacation rentals, home stays, hostels and other unique places to stay into one easy search. We show results from more than 3 providers, including 93 places to stay from Airbnb, 10 accommodations from Priceline and 3 places to stay from Agoda.

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