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582 Travelers rated Athens highly for Universities and Live Music

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Athens Vacation Package Deals

You'll love every minute in superb Athens. The hardworking staff here at Orbitz will help you get started by bundling irresistible airfares and hotels.

You'll be able to save up to $369^ if you bundle your bookings. All you've got to do is choose your preferred airfares, hotels, experiences and rental cars.

You've got no less than 500,000 accommodations globally and 500 airlines to pick from. With such great flexibility, tailoring an ideal vacation is a piece of cake.

There are countless options to suit your style. All you have to do is pick your package and prepare yourself for an incredible vacation.

Athens Travel Guide

Where is Athens?

You won't have to wait until you're on the plane looking at the flight route to learn where Athens is — let us point you in the right direction.

You'll discover it approximately 65 miles southeast of Columbus, the state capital of Ohio, and around 25 miles west of Belpre.

This corner of Southeast Ohio has a population of around 24,000 people, some of whom will surely be happy to offer you some travel tips.

Places to Visit in Athens

Visit Ohio University and admire the impressive architecture. You may also arrange a tour and look around the halls where many alumni, including some who have helped shape today's society, once roamed. Want some more options? Browse the program at Dairy Barn Arts Center. This place is known as the home of some excellent art workshops, music concerts and other happenings. But there's more! Hot Dog Museum will definitely strike the right note with the music fans among us.

Car Rentals in Athens

Explore the region when and how you want by checking out car rentals in Athens with Orbitz. Start your engines and tighten your seatbelt — it's time to step on the gas!

Make your way over to Enterprise and you'll be driving around town in a jiffy. They are situated at 900 E State St, 2 miles from the town center.

Where to stay in Athens – Hotel Accommodation

With only 9 hotels in Athens, you'll have to book soon! Orbitz has everything you need to lock in a comfortable room.

Look into the brilliant facilities and amenities at the Hampton Inn Athens and Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Athens.

Nearest Airports to Athens

Airports. They aren't aways fun, but traveling would certainly be way harder without them! The closest to Athens is Rickenbacker International Airport (LCK). It sits 55 miles from the downtown area.

Popular Places to Visit Near Athens

If you've explored the best offerings of Athens already, don't fret. You've actually got globally celebrated attractions right on your doorstep! Central Park entices travelers from every corner of the globe. Rock Camp, just 60 miles from Athens, is a handy base when visiting this world-famous attraction.

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So, how do you redeem? Piece of cake — you can use your Orbitz Rewards points on your very next booking. And, if you'd like special perks at Orbitz Rewards VIP Hotels, simply earn gold or platinum membership. How do you do that? All you need to do is book four nights for gold status and 12 nights for platinum status.

No Cancellation Fees

Life taken an unexpected turn lately? Do you need to cancel or alter your booking? No problems — we won't request a fee from you.^ Bear in mind that your selected airline and hotel might charge you one though, so contact them quickly!

Top Rated Hotels for your Athens Vacation

Ohio University Inn & Conference Center
Ohio University Inn & Conference Center
3.5 out of 5.0 331 Richland Ave, Athens, OH
Free Cancellation
$96
4.6/5 (39 reviews)

Unique look and feel. Clean and comfortable. Food was great in the restaurant lobby

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2020
At Ohio University Inn & Conference Center, guests have access to a 24-hour fitness center, free WiFi in public areas, and a 24-hour business center. There's ...
Fairfield Inn & Suites Athens
Fairfield Inn & Suites Athens
2.5 out of 5.0 924 East State Street, Athens, OH
Free Cancellation
$96
4.6/5 (9 reviews)

Bed and pillows are just ok, not great. Would not spend more than one night. Staff was very friendly though and the complimentary breakfast was good.

Reviewed on May 28, 2019
Guests staying at Fairfield Inn & Suites Athens enjoy an indoor pool, a health club, and free WiFi in public areas. You can take advantage of free parking if ...
Holiday Inn Express Logan
Holiday Inn Express Logan
2.5 out of 5.0 12916 Grey St, Logan, OH
Free Cancellation
$117
4.2/5 (37 reviews)

location is convenient to Hocking Hills. Quiet. Restaurants near by.

Reviewed on Apr 30, 2019
At Holiday Inn Express Logan, guests enjoy features like an indoor pool, a fitness center, and free WiFi in public areas. A stay here includes free parking. ...

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