Hop in your RV from RVShare! And discover the great city of Athens, Ohio. Athens is a city in and the county seat of Athens County, Ohio, United States. It is located along the Hocking River in the southeastern part of Ohio. A historic college town, Athens is home to Ohio University (22,000+ students) and is the principal city of the Athens, Ohio Micropolitan Statistical Area. The official population of Athens in the 2010 U.S. Census was 23,832. Athens is a qualified Tree City USA as recognized by the National Arbor Day Foundation.
We have created a short list of things to do while here in your RV rental Athens OH!
Respected regionally, nationally, and internationally, The Dairy Barn Arts Center is a must-see for any visitor to Athens County. Exhibitions at The Dairy Barn are constantly changing, but two regular shows, Quilt National and Bead International, draw artists from around the world and are recognized international exhibitions. The Dairy Barn is magnificent inside and out. Built in 1914, The Dairy Barn is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and features a 6,500 square-foot gallery. Two of the structure's distinctive architectural elements are its slate roof and three cupolas. It sits on 36 acres of scenic pastoral land.
Strouds Run State Park is an Ohio state park located primarily in Canaan Township, Athens County, Ohio, with a small part in Ames Township. It comprises 2,606 acres (1,055 ha), and includes Dow Lake, as well as 161-acre (0.65 km2) artificial lake. The lake is stocked on an annual basis with several kinds of fish, including rainbow trout, which cannot survive the winters. The park is almost entirely within the Strouds Run watershed, although it does not include the entire watershed. The park is on the fringes of the city of Athens, Ohio, with park boundaries coinciding with city limits in several places.
Athens County has a rich history. Formed in 1805 from part of Washington County, Athens County has experienced coal mining, pioneering education and so much more. Some of this history has been recorded on Historical Markers. These markers tell us stories from the past. They commemorate specific sites, events, and sometimes even people. There are nine Ohio Historical Society Historical Markers and several privately erected markers in Athens County. This driving tour will take you to all of them. We hope you enjoy discovering the unique history of Athens County.
Interact with local history! Located in Uptown Athens, The Athens County Historical Society & Museum showcases its vast collection and breadth of local history knowledge via walk-in, hands-on exhibits that immerse visitors in the stories that make Athens County so unique. Your visit will include a trip to the Doctor's Office, the School Room, the General Store, the Farmers Market, and Interactive Ohio, an exhibit that tests your knowledge of Ohio and Athens County history and geography. The museum also houses the Athens Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society.
Happy Hills Campground and Cabins is a beautiful campground in the Hocking Hills featuring a private fishing lake, swimming pool, game room, playground, modern spotless bathhouse, a laundry facility and a camp store for your motorhome rental Athens. Happy Hills is conveniently located to the State Park attractions, as well as great shopping, antique malls, craft specialty shops, golf, ATV and bike trails, and restaurants. Happy Hills is perfect for your camper rental Athens Ohio! Other amenities are:
· Camping Cabins & Spacious Sites
· Premium/Deluxe Campsites with patio, grill, table & chairs
· Beach area for Lake Swimming
· Swimming Pool 2' to 5'
· Fishing Lake, Fun Boats, Paddle Boats and Rowboat & Kayaks
· Game Room
· WIFI Available
· Laundry Facility
· Shuffleboard Court, Playground, disc golf, and Horseshoes
· Modern Clean Bath house
· Camp Store with Groceries, Snacks, Necessities, Firewood, Camper Parts,
· LP Gas
· Quiet leashed Pets are Welcome
· All sites have a Picnic Table and a Fire Ring, (perfect for star gazing)
· Shaded Primitive Sites
· 45 Acres of Relaxation, Good Times, and Happy Memories
· Walking/hiking trails
· Open for turkey and deer hunting season
· 8 miles from ATV trails
· Shelter House with planned activities
Located in Southeast Ohio, quiet and remote Burr Oak State Park has a rustic country charm in its 2,593-acre scenery of wooded hills and valley farms. As one of Ohio's resort parks, Burr Oak offers a wide array of overnight accommodations with its lodge, cottages and campground. Burr Oak blends modern conveniences with the wilderness spirit of Ohio. This campground offers a variety of activities such as swimming, fishing, and hunting, picnicking as well as hiking during your camper rental Athens
Carthage Gap is located on County Road 56, just off US Route 50 four miles west of Coolville, OH. This campground offers fishing and swimming with other activities at their pavilion. On some weekends with volunteer help, they offer pancake breakfasts, soup bean dinners, ice cream socials, corn roasts, and potluck dinners. These activities are fun and are designed to make everyone feel welcome, but are optional. They have recreational activities and amenities like horseshoes, playground, fire rings, showers, restrooms, and self services RV wash for your camper rental Athens Ohio.
From the bars of Uptown Athens to Stuart's Opera House in Nelsonville, there's always great entertainment just around the corner. Where else can you catch a blues, rock, and punk or bluegrass band on the same night, often just steps away from each other? Music and Athens are a match made in heaven and have been since the early 1960s when Ohio University's student population boomed, creating a hotbed of musical activity that has remained vibrant ever since. Athens is known throughout Ohio and the region for its eclectic and lively music scene.
A passionate community and the presence of Ohio University students and faculty give Athens County an incredibly vibrant arts and theater scene. The arts and theater offers great events and shows that promotes local talents.
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