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The Weather in Athens
Check out our climate diagram to find the perfect month for your vacation. July is the warmest month in Athens with average maximum temperatures of 82°. January is the coolest month, with average minimal temperature reaching 21°. The rainiest month is July while the driest month is August.
Experience southern Ohio hospitality at a vacation home in Athens
Set along the Hocking River, the college town of Athens certainly merits a visit, offering natural splendor, a flourishing arts scene, and hip nightlife. Enjoy all it has to offer with an Athens, Ohio, cabin rental.
Cuisine of Athens
Established in 2008 to allow visitors a taste of the region's fantastic cuisine, the 30 Mile Meal features over 160 food partners spread over a 30-mile radius. Equally enticing is the bi-weekly Athens Farmers Market, where you can pick up fresh fruits, cheeses, meats, and baked goods.
Nouveau-Mexican Casa Nueva, a local breakfast favorite, transforms completely by night, hosting local bands and fun trivia sessions. For sumptuous chicken wings, Wings Over Athens on North Court Street delivers. Mediterranean and Middle Eastern delicacies await at Restaurant Salaam, whose creamy hummus and lamb shawarma strike a chord with most diners.
Art and culture
Ohio University, the state's oldest public institution of higher learning, is the undisputed pride of Athens. Stroll through its beautiful campus and catch a foreign film at the 1915-built art-house Athena Cinema. The town's historic brick streets, old architecture, and indie restaurants are a pleasure to behold. A culture trip awaits at Dairy Barn Arts Center, which hosts a number of exhibitions, festivals, and live performances year round.
Nightlife and going out
With over thirty bars, distilleries, wineries, and microbreweries, and a pulsating live music scene, this university town looks after its young folks well. An Athens staple is Jackie O's Pub & Brewery, which serves a tidy selection of draught beers. Popular after-work hangout The Pub is all about happy hours and drink specials.
Fancy a night at the opera? Head to the neighboring town of Nelsonville to the Stuart’s Opera House & Gallery 1879 for the best in best in folk, Americana, and contemporary music.
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