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.
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.
Athens offers a range of hotels from well-known chains, as well as lodges and campgrounds for some family bonding.
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.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Athens. The warmest months in Athens are July and April, when temperatures reach 90 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 3 ˚F. The wettest month in Athens is March with 9.54 inches of rain, while the driest month is September with 1.44 inches of rain.
At AllTheRooms.com we have accommodations from all of your favourite providers - Airbnb, priceline, VRBO and more. Athens has 744 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, luxury travelers and everything in between. For those traveling on a budget, the cheapest place to stay in Athens is available at $25 per night. The average price of accommodation in is $124 per night.
Those looking to get some work done during their trip to Athens can pick from 160 places to stay that provide WiFi. 46 places to stay include a breakfast. Choose from 12 places to stay that provide gym facilities, so you won't miss a single workout. Driving to Athens? Then choose one of the 174 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. 10 hotels and vacation rentals have a pool or jacuzzi.
Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 54 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.
In Athens AllTheRooms currently aggregates hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 6 providers, including 140 places to stay from Airbnb, 14 accommodations from priceline and 14 places to stay from VRBO.
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