Whether you're headed off on a quick jaunt or an extended journey, it's a good idea to know the basics about Athens before setting off.
To help you get your bearings, Athens is located 65 miles (105 kilometers) to the southeast of the well-known city of Columbus.
The population of this area of Southeast Ohio is around 24,000.
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Athens offers 9 properties, and rooms can fill up pretty fast! However, if you book ahead, you’re sure to find something that's to your liking.
On the hunt for someplace to stay in Athens? The Ohio University Inn & Conference Center are our top accommodations in this region.
Landing at Rickenbacker International Airport (LCK)? Once you hop off the plane, the heart of Athens is about 55 miles (89 kilometers) southeast away. Slide into a cab and take a deep breath — your adventure has only just started!
While the usual tourist areas in Athens are great to see, why not head a little further out and explore some completely new sights with a rental car via Travelocity?
If you're planning on staying in the city, stop by Enterprise at 900 E State St. It is located a short 2 miles (3 kilometers) from the town center.
Revisit your college days with a scheduled tour of Ohio University.
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Attend the performance or festival of your choice and appreciate a few of the exhibits that are featured at Dairy Barn Arts Center.
And that's not all there is.
A fascinating tour of the musical exhibits at Hot Dog Museum is a popular activity with visitors and locals alike.
Athens has a whole lot of things to do, but if you want to branch outwards, you're in luck! You've got world-famous attractions right around the corner! Central Park draws travelers from all nations. Rock Camp, about 60 miles (97 kilometers) from Athens, is a convenient base when visiting this unforgettable attraction.
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