RV Rentals Athens, Ohio

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Jayco Jay Flight SLX 7 184BS
2020 Travel Trailer

Jayco Jay Flight SLX 7 184BS

Sleeps 6 21.0ft
16.1 miles from Athens, OH
(3)
$100 /night
Forest River RV Cherokee Wolf Pup 16BHS
2020 Travel Trailer

Forest River RV Cherokee Wolf Pup 16BHS

Sleeps 5 22.0ft
3.4 miles from Athens, OH
(2)
$99 /night
Forest River RV Rockwood Freedom Series 1640LTD
2021 Pop-up Camper

Forest River RV Rockwood Freedom Series 1640LTD

Sleeps 6 12.0ft
19.2 miles from Athens, OH
(15)
$85 /night
Forest River RV Cherokee Grey Wolf 23DBH
2021 Travel Trailer

Forest River RV Cherokee Grey Wolf 23DBH

Sleeps 8 29.0ft
25.4 miles from Athens, OH
(11)
$112 /night
Jayco White Hawk 29BH
2022 Travel Trailer

Jayco White Hawk 29BH

Sleeps 8 34.0ft
21.8 miles from Athens, OH
(10)
$125 /night
Forest River RV Rockwood Ultra Lite 2911BS
2019 Travel Trailer

Forest River RV Rockwood Ultra Lite 2911BS

Sleeps 10 35.5ft
43.7 miles from Athens, OH
(8)
$150 /night
Forest River RV Salem FSX 179DBKX
2022 Travel Trailer

Forest River RV Salem FSX 179DBKX

Sleeps 7 22.0ft
12.5 miles from Athens, OH
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$100 /night
Grand Design Transcend Xplor 265BH
2022 Travel Trailer

Grand Design Transcend Xplor 265BH

Sleeps 8 32.9ft
69.9 miles from Athens, OH
(9)
$109 /night
Keystone RV Passport SL 282QB
2022 Travel Trailer

Keystone RV Passport SL 282QB

Sleeps 9 32.0ft
90.3 miles from Athens, OH
(9)
$121 /night
Keystone RV Springdale SG260BH
2021 Travel Trailer

Keystone RV Springdale SG260BH

Sleeps 5 29.0ft
70.3 miles from Athens, OH
(15)
$100 /night
Forest River RV Salem Cruise Lite 240BHXL
2022 Travel Trailer

Forest River RV Salem Cruise Lite 240BHXL

Sleeps 6 29.0ft
83.3 miles from Athens, OH
(21)
$123 /night
Forest River RV Cherokee Grey Wolf 26DBH
2022 Travel Trailer

Forest River RV Cherokee Grey Wolf 26DBH

Sleeps 6 26.0ft
86.2 miles from Athens, OH
(17)
$117 /night
Forest River RV Cherokee Wolf Pup 16BHS
2021 Travel Trailer

Forest River RV Cherokee Wolf Pup 16BHS

Sleeps 5 21.0ft
40.6 miles from Athens, OH
(37)
$112 /night
Winnebago Solis 59PX
2023 Class B Camping Van

Winnebago Solis 59PX

Sleeps 4 21.0ft
66.6 miles from Athens, OH
(10)
$225 /night
Thor Motor Coach Chateau 30D Bunkhouse
2017 Class C Motor Home

Thor Motor Coach Chateau 30D Bunkhouse

Sleeps 8 32.0ft
82.5 miles from Athens, OH
(7)
$196 /night
Keystone RV Fuzion 373
2021 Fifth Wheel

Keystone RV Fuzion 373

Sleeps 8 39.0ft
29.5 miles from Athens, OH
(7)
$164 /night
Cruiser MPG 2650RL
2020 Travel Trailer

Cruiser MPG 2650RL

Sleeps 3 31.0ft
53.8 miles from Athens, OH
(19)
$119 /night
Forest River RV Salem 26TBUD
2018 Travel Trailer

Forest River RV Salem 26TBUD

Sleeps 9 29.0ft
94.4 miles from Athens, OH
(8)
$99 /night
EAST TO WEST Entrada 2600DS
2022 Class C Motor Home

EAST TO WEST Entrada 2600DS

Sleeps 6 29.0ft
73.5 miles from Athens, OH
(6)
$265 /night
Forest River RV Wildwood 31KQBTS
2020 Travel Trailer

Forest River RV Wildwood 31KQBTS

Sleeps 10 36.0ft
89.7 miles from Athens, OH
(20)
$150 /night

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Explore Athens, Ohio

Located in the southeastern region of Ohio, Athens is a vibrant city filled with dynamic cultural attractions, scenic outdoor recreation, and a rich history that dates back to ancient times. After it was surveyed and plotted, Athens was incorporated as a village in the early 1800s. It is home to approximately 24,000 residents, with a large student population from Ohio University, in the city's heart. Athens boasts a thriving arts scene, with regular exhibitions and performances at the Kennedy Museum of Art and Stuart's Opera House. You can enjoy countless outdoor activities at the nearby Hocking River and Wayne National Forest, such as hiking, kayaking, and biking. One of the must-visit attractions in Athens is the Athens Farmers Market, which is held every Saturday at the market on East State Street. It features locally sourced produce, artisan bread, cheeses, and craft items. Athens County Historical Society and Museum is ideal for exploring the rich history of Athens. The museum houses exhibits dedicated to regional history, including Native American culture and the Civil War. You will love the Quarry Chapel, an 1860s-era church transformed into a unique event venue. The chapel still features its original stained-glass windows and hand-painted interior, creating a memorable atmosphere perfect for weddings or other special events. With an Athens, Ohio, RV rental, you can journey downtown to experience the local eatery scene with numerous restaurants, including Jackie O's Pub and Brewery and Sol. Visitors can enjoy a variety of delicious cuisines ranging from authentic Mexican food at Casa Nueva to wholesome comfort food at the Village Bakery and Cafe. For a unique dining experience, the famous O'Betty's Red Hot restaurant is a must-visit for its mouth-watering hot dogs, sandwiches, and fries.

National Forests Near Athens, Ohio

Travel eight miles with your Camper Van from Athens to explore Wayne National Forest. This is Ohio's only national forest, and it covers over a quarter-million acres of colorful hills and valleys. Enjoy the many outdoor activities, such as hunting, hiking, mountain biking, camping, and horseback riding. The forest is home to Wildcat Hollow Trail, a 15.5-mile trail that runs through the eastern part of the forest with incredible scenic views. Campers will appreciate the numerous campgrounds within the forest, such as the Lake Vesuvius Recreation Area, which offers 62 campsites with amenities such as fire pits and picnic tables. Monongahela National Forest near Athens is a superb RV destination for those who crave the peace and tranquility of nature. Explore on a travel trailer its diverse range of habitats here, from the high peaks of the Appalachian Mountains to the deep valleys filled with winding streams. You can park your rig and hike up the breathtakingly beautiful terrain, where you will spot wildlife such as black bears, deer, elk, coyotes, foxes, and turkeys. Discover Spruce Knob Observation Tower, the highest point in West Virginia, overlooking the Allegheny Mountains. Daniel Boone National Forest covers over 700,000 acres encompassing the Appalachian Mountains and the Cumberland Plateau. The forest's Red River Gorge Geological Area has towering sandstone cliffs, narrow gorges, and natural rock bridges. Rock climbers and hikers flock to this area to explore the endless trails and climbing routes. If you're an angler, the forest is home to over 3,000 miles of fishable streams and artificial lakes, providing ample opportunities to catch species like trout, catfish, and bass. For those who prefer a more relaxed pace, Sheltowee Trace National Recreation Trail winds through the forest, offering stunning terrain views.

Events Near Athens, Ohio

  • Ohio State Fair - Enjoy this 12-day event near Athens in July and August, featuring agricultural displays, educational exhibits, carnival rides, and concerts.

  • Lost Lands - This three-day music festival near Athens in September will bring you close to the world's top DJs, producers, and electronic dance artists.

  • Ohio Brew Week - Head to Athens in July for this nine-day beer event featuring craft beer tastings, home brewing competitions, and brewery tours.

Best National Parks Near Athens, OH

New River Gorge National Park is a spectacular natural wonder near Athens with many exciting activities to engage in. Its most recognizable landmark is the New River Gorge Bridge, which spans 3,030 feet across the gorge and boasts breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape. This impressive feat of engineering is also the longest single-span arch bridge in the Western Hemisphere and is a true sight to behold. The New River offers various recreational activities like fishing, swimming, and whitewater rafting. Campers can also take advantage of the numerous hiking trails that wind through the park, providing access to stunning vistas and natural wonders, like waterfalls, rock formations, and scenic overlooks. Cuyahoga Valley National Park is a hidden gem near Athens that RVers should explore in a Class A or Class C motorhome. The picturesque Brandywine Falls stands out as an impressive waterfall that cascades into a pool below. You will find plenty of activities to enjoy, such as canoeing and kayaking on the Cuyahoga River, cycling on the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail, or simply relaxing in the tranquil surroundings. The park also has unique wildlife species like bald eagles, beavers, and river otters. The park has a vast network of hiking trails, like Ledges Trail, Brandywine Falls Trail, and Buckeye Trail, which range from short, easy hikes to challenging. They give breathtaking views of natural beauty, including rolling hills, waterfalls, and dense forests. Drive from Athens to Point Pelee National Park to explore its diverse ecosystems, including lush forests, winding wetlands, and sandy beaches. At its tip lies the iconic landmark, the Point Pelee Lighthouse, built in 1902. This lighthouse has been a beacon for mariners for over a century and offers a stunning view of Lake Erie and the surrounding park. Explore spots like the Marsh Boardwalk, which takes you through the heart of a beautiful wetland habitat. You can learn all about the park's flora, fauna, and fascinating cultural history at the visitor center.

Popular State Parks Near Athens, OH

Strouds Run State Park covers about 2,606 acres and is seven miles from Athens. RVers will be awed by the park's beautiful scenery, including towering trees and 161-acre scenic Dow Lake. This waterbody is perfect for fishing, swimming, and boating. You can rent canoes, kayaks, and paddleboards from the park's marina to explore it. Renters will also love the park's picnic areas, which offer a perfect place to relax, eat, and enjoy nature. Visit the nature center with interactive exhibits and educational displays that provide insight into the park's flora and fauna. Drive in your toy hauler or popup camper for half an hour from Athens to explore Burr Oak State Park. It encompasses over 2,500 acres of lush forested hills, valleys and a 664-acre Burr Oak Lake that extends for five miles. The lake is famous for fishing, with various species, including bass, catfish, crappie, and bluegill. The park also has a marina where visitors can rent boats, pontoons, and kayaks to explore the lake. Hike the Burr Oak Nature Trail starting at the campground and winding through the surrounding forest. While on the trail, you will observe the local wildlife, including deer, wild turkey, and various species of birds. Just 20 miles from Athens, Lake Hope State Park is a perfect destination with countless amenities and activities for outdoor enthusiasts. Enjoy the 120-acre freshwater lake that provides a serene setting for swimming, boating, and fishing. The Zaleski State Forest Backpack Trail traverses the park and is an admired option for overnight hikers. RVers will appreciate the spacious campsites available at Lake Hope State Park, which can accommodate a variety of RV sizes.

Must-see Monuments and Landmarks Near Athens, OH

You will drive 61 miles west with an RV Rental from Athens, Ohio, to Hopewell Culture National Historical Park, filled with archeology, history, and Native American culture. The park covers over 2,000 acres and includes several mounds and earthworks left behind by the Hopewell culture. Discover the Great Circle Earthworks, which spans 1,200 feet in diameter and was likely used for ceremonial and social gatherings. Visitors can walk around the inside of the circle and imagine what it might have been like to be there over 2,000 years ago. Visit the Mound City Group, used as a burial site and thought to contain the remains of influential members of the Hopewell culture. Gauley River National Recreation Area covers 25 miles of the Gauley River, which serves as a playground for water sports enthusiasts. Considered one of the best outdoor destinations in the eastern United States, the area boasts Class III-V whitewater rapids compared to the famous Colorado River. Adventure seekers can enjoy world-class kayaking, rafting, and fishing while taking in the stunning scenery of the New River Gorge. Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers National Monument is a two-hour drive in your fifth-wheel trailer from Athens. This historical monument commemorates Lieutenant Colonel Charles Young, the third African American to graduate from West Point. He became the first African American national park superintendent and the first to become a colonel in the U.S. Army. You can take a guided tour to learn about the life of Charles Young, explore the exhibits and artifacts, or walk the hiking trails that lead to the cabin where he spent his last years.

RVshare’s Top Picks for Nearby RV Parks & Campgrounds

One of the best RV parks near Athens is Happy Hills Family Campground, which has sites with full hookups and is both back-in and pull-through enabled. It is pet-friendly and has showers and a pool. You can enjoy one of the 135 sites at Carthage Gap RV Park, which has daily rates of $35. These sites have full hookups and excellent cell reception. Hocking Hills/Logan KOA is another beautiful campground with 92 sites with full hookups. They offer AAA discounts, and their daily rate is $58.

RV Dump Stations Near Athens, OH
Point Pleasant is located at the confluence of the Ohio and Kanawha Rivers in western West Virginia. You'll find some excellent RV dump stations West Virginia at Point Pleasant-area campgrounds.

RV Rentals Near Athens, OH

Frequently Asked Questions About Renting an RV Near Athens, OH

How much does it cost to rent an RV in Athens?

Motorhomes are divided into Class A, B, and C vehicles. On average expect to pay $185 per night for Class A, $149 per night for Class B and $179 per night for Class C. Towable RVs include 5th Wheel, Travel Trailers, Popups, and Toy Hauler. On average, in Athens, OH, the 5th Wheel trailer starts at $70 per night. Pricing for the Travel Trailer begins at $60 per night, and the Popup Trailer starts at $65 per night.

Do you need to be a certain age to rent an RV in Athens?

Yes. The minimum age is 25 to be eligible to get an RV Rental in Athens from RVshare.

Does RVshare have emergency roadside assistance?

Yes. Every RV rental booked through RVshare receives 24/7 emergency roadside assistance.

Does RVshare offer one way RV rentals in Athens?

Yes. Prior to renting any RV, check with the owner since not all will offer this particular option.