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Athens, OH Vacation Rentals

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 Index in Athens

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

The Weather in Athens

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Athens. The hottest month in Athens is June, when temperatures peak at 92 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to -10 ˚F. The wettest month in Athens is June with 7.73 inches of rain, while the driest month is October with 1.21 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Athens

At AllTheRooms.com we have accommodations from all of your favourite providers - Airbnb, priceline, VRBO and more. AllTheRooms has 210 vacation rentals, hotels and other great places to stay during your time in Athens, with everything from cheap hostels and homestays to luxury Airbnbs and hotels. For those trying to keep costs down, the lowest priced place to stay in Athens comes in at $10 per night. A typical accommodation in Athens costs on average $118 per night.

Those looking to get some work done during their trip to Athens can pick from 91 places to stay that provide WiFi. 23 places to stay include a breakfast. Fitness addicts can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 6 accommodations that have gym facilities. If you are driving to Athens, you'll want to pick from 96 places to stay that provide parking. We have 5 places to stay that have a pool or jacuzzi.

AllTheRooms has 30 pet-friendly places to stay in Athens, so if you're travelling with your cat or dog you won't have any trouble.

In Athens AllTheRooms currently aggregates hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 6 providers, including 81 places to stay from Airbnb, 7 accommodations from priceline and 7 places to stay from VRBO.

128 accommodations in Athens have been reviewed: 78% are rated excellent or good. You can instantly book any of 50 places to stay right now.