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Athens

A little less talked about, but located within the alluring Northeast Alabama, Athens is your little secret.

Athens Vacation Packages

Athens is located around 95 miles away from Nashville and 95 miles from Chattanooga.

Pull on some comfy shoes and take a trip to Monte Sano State Park, located 25 miles from Athens. Another good option is Joe Wheeler State Park, which is 20 miles away.

Arrive in a natural haven just moments away at Big Spring Park.

Even if you're stretched for time, it's recommended that you visit Athens State University and Alabama Veterans Museum & Archives.

If you head 5 miles to the south of Athens you will arrive at Tanner. A trip here gives you the chance to visit U.G. White Mercantile and Fairview Park. If you feel like seeing even more of this part of the country, travel to Capshaw and swing by Limestone Flea Market and Nature's Apothecary. They sit 11 miles away from Athens.

Mooresville is 13 miles southeast from Athens. This regional hub is home to a diverse range of visitor attractions, such as Point Mallard Park, Delano Park and The Old State Bank. Parham's Civil War Relics and Memorabilia and Blue & Gray Museum of North Alabama are a couple more choices available here.

There's plenty to do out in the open when you're in the area. If you're feeling like an adventure, why not give mountain biking or hiking some of your time?

It's vital to relax and unwind every now and then. You'll be happy to know that this area is the ideal place to do just that. Feel the stress melt away as you head out for some shore fishing or bird watching.

Watersports are a highly enjoyable pastime here. Take the plunge and go rafting or canoeing because and you will have an experience you won't soon forget.

What's the point of having a vacation without indulging in delicious food and drink? Northeast Alabama is a prime place to satisfy your cravings!

A memorable meal relies upon the quality of its components. Luckily for us, the peas and okra here are fantastic.

You will be happy to know that the 4th of July is Independence Day, a day of festivities for the entire nation.

When it's time to get your flight homeward, make your way to the nearest airport, 15 miles to the southeast.


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P2,382
Days Inn Athens

Days Inn Athens

1322 Highway 72 E, Athens
3.9
of 5, from 103 reviews
2.0 out of 5.0

Situated in Athens, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Big Spring Park, Athens State University, and Alabama Veterans Museum & Archives. Houston Memorial Library and Fairview Park are also within 3 mi (5 km).

P2,650
Quality Inn Athens

Quality Inn Athens

1488 Thrasher Blvd, Athens
3.7
of 5, from 208 reviews
2.5 out of 5.0

Located in the heart of Athens, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Big Spring Park, Alabama Veterans Museum & Archives, and Houston Memorial Library. Athens State University is 3.1 mi (5 km) away.

P2,457
Travel Inn - Athens

Travel Inn - Athens

1218 Kelli Drive, Athens
2.9
of 5, from 67 reviews
2.5 out of 5.0

Located in the heart of Athens, this hotel is 3 mi (4.8 km) from Big Spring Park and 3.1 mi (5 km) from Athens State University. Alabama Veterans Museum & Archives and Houston Memorial Library are also within 6 mi (10 km).

P5,905
Hampton Inn & Suites Athens I-65

Hampton Inn & Suites Athens I-65

1222 Kelli Dr, Athens
4.5
of 5, from 256 reviews
2.5 out of 5.0

Situated in the business district, this hotel is 3 mi (4.8 km) from Big Spring Park and within 6 mi (10 km) of Athens State University and Alabama Veterans Museum & Archives. Houston Memorial Library and Fairview Park are also within 6 mi (10 km).

P3,582
Best Western Athens Inn

Best Western Athens Inn

1329 US Highway 72 E, Athens
3.9
of 5, from 289 reviews
2.5 out of 5.0

Situated in Athens, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Big Spring Park, Athens State University, and Alabama Veterans Museum & Archives. Houston Memorial Library and Fairview Park are also within 3 mi (5 km).

P5,419
Fairfield Inn & Suites Athens

Fairfield Inn & Suites Athens

21282 Athens Limestone Ln, Athens
4.6
of 5, from 120 reviews
2.5 out of 5.0

Situated in Athens, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Big Spring Park, Alabama Veterans Museum & Archives, and Athens State University. Houston Memorial Library is 3 mi (4.9 km) away.

P3,071
Sleep Inn & Suites Athens

Sleep Inn & Suites Athens

1115 Audubon Lane, Athens
3.8
of 5, from 134 reviews
2.5 out of 5.0

Located in the heart of Athens, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Big Spring Park, Athens State University, and Alabama Veterans Museum & Archives. Houston Memorial Library is 2.9 mi (4.6 km) away.

P3,045
Super 8 Athens

Super 8 Athens

1325 Hwy 72 East, Athens
2.9
of 5, from 123 reviews
2.0 out of 5.0

Situated in Athens, this motel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Big Spring Park, Alabama Veterans Museum & Archives, and Houston Memorial Library. Athens State University and Fairview Park are also within 3 mi (5 km).