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.
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.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Athens. The hottest month in Athens is June, when temperatures peak at 90 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to 2 ˚F. The wettest month in Athens is May with 13.59 inches of rain, while the driest month is September with 1.44 inches of rain.
Browse accommodations from all the best providers including Airbnb, priceline, VRBO and more at AllTheRooms.com. Athens has 736 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, luxury travelers and everything in between. For those trying to keep costs down, the lowest priced place to stay in Athens comes in at $15 per night. A typical accommodation in Athens costs on average $129 per night.
If you want to stay connected during your trip, then you can choose from over 148 accommodations in Athens that have WiFi. 46 places to stay include a breakfast. Choose from 14 places to stay that provide gym facilities, so you won't miss a single workout. If you're planning on arriving in Athens by car, be sure to choose from 162 accommodations that provide parking. 10 hotels and vacation rentals have a pool or jacuzzi.
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