The Blennerhassett Hotel

Visit Website Location: 320 Market Street, Parkersburg, West Virginia Contact: 800-262-2536 Share the legacy of The Blennerhassett Hotel For more than a century, The Blennerhassett has imparted upon its guests the uniquely attentive service for which its name has become legendary. While we celebrate our storied past, we believe our legacy to be an obligation, View

Cozy Cabin

Visit Website Contact: 1st Choice Cabin Rentals, 104 E. Canal St., Nelsonville Phone: 610-858-1756 Intimate Cabin Minutes from Nelsonville Our “Cozy” cabin (formally of JD’s Cabins) is situated on 6 acres along with “Hawk’s Nest” Cabin and adjacent to our “Fullbrooks” property. This 1-room cabin is in the middle of the property. The property is a quite setting View

Hawk’s Nest

Visit Website Contact: 1st Choice Cabin Rentals, 104 E. Canal St., Nelsonville Phone: 610-858-1756 Secluded Cabin for a Quiet Retreat Our “Hawk’s Nest” cabin (formally of JD’s Cabins) is nestled at the back of the property. The property is secluded and a quite setting that offers plenty of relaxation. Easy access to hiking trails, ATV and hunting. This View

FullBrooks Lodge

Visit Website Contact: 1st Choice Cabin Rentals, 104 E. Canal St., Nelsonville Phone: 610-858-1756 Well-Appointed Lodge only Five Minutes from Nelsonville FullBrooks offers 3 well-appointed bedrooms with great linens and TV’s, 2 beautiful bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchen perfect for family gatherings, a cozy sleeping porch overlooking stunning rolling hills, a great living room with a working gas View

Red Cardinal Cottage

Visit Website Contact: 1st Choice Cabin Rentals, 104 E. Canal St., Nelsonville Phone: 610-858-1756 Updated Cabin Next to the Wayne National Forest Our Red Cardinal Cottage is completely updated inside and out. This red cedar siding home has four bedrooms, one bathroom, three bedrooms with queen beds and one bedroom with two twin beds and will sleep 2 – View

Chalet in the Hill’s Lodge

Visit Website Contact: 1st Choice Cabin Rentals, 104 E. Canal St., Nelsonville Phone: 610-858-1756 Five-Bedroom Cabin Close to the Wayne National Forest and Nelsonville The Chalet in the Hills Lodge was built by Owen White and is beautiful sprawling A-Frame structure that offers 5 luxury bedrooms with TVs in every room, 2 beautiful bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchen View

Bobcat Cabin

Visit Website Contact: 1st Choice Cabin Rentals, 104 E. Canal St., Nelsonville Phone: 610-858-1756 Four-Bedroom Luxury Cabin in the Wayne National Forest Bobcat Cabin offers 4 luxury bedrooms with Big screen TV’s in living and family room, 2 beautiful bathrooms, a fully-equipped kitchen perfect for family gatherings, a large front porch, a great living room and rec room View

OHIO Football Weekend Playbook

Make your OHIO Bobcat Football weekend in Athens a winning one. Discover why Athens, Ohio, has been voted the best small college town by USA Today. Vibrant nightlife, a thriving local food and spirits scene, and lush rolling hills means there’s so much more to do before and after the game. Follow our Weekend Playbook itineraries to get the View

Ohio University Homecoming 2016

See you in Athens this fall for Ohio University’s Homecoming weekend, October 3-8! SCHEDULE OF EVENTS Tuesday, October 4 11:30 a.m. – Paint the Town (Office included) Green During Homecoming Week, the Student Alumni Board (SAB) and Campus Involvement Center (CIC) will partner with local businesses and university departments in a decorating contest to spread Bobcat View

Athens Footpath B&B

  Three bedroom apartment bed and breakfast above a local custom frame shop The Athens Footpath B&B is within easy walking distance of Uptown Athens and adjacent to the Hockhocking Adena Bike Path, which runs from Athens to Nelsonville. Free parking & accessible to restaurants, shopping, and a gourmet wine & health food store. Will View

Jackie O’s Taproom & Production Brewery

Visit Website Location: 25 Campbell Street, Athens, Ohio Contact: Send Jackie O’s an email. Equipped with 16 taps for you to enjoy beers straight from the source, our production brewery and taproom is open Monday through Friday from 4p.m. to 9p.m. and Saturday from 12pm to 9pm. The taproom offers a wide variety of merchandise and carryout of View

West End Ciderhouse

The neighborhood corner pub that just happens to feature house-made cider, wine, mead and other non-grain ferments as well as the full line of Fifth Element Spirits made in Meigs County Ohio.

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott

Travel with confidence by checking into Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott® Athens Ohio, a hotel with outstanding service to make all of your travels comfortable. THey are ready to welcome you with amenities like free Wi-Fi and fitness facilities that include a pool and exercise room.

Athens Cottage

The Athens Cottage, in Athens, Ohio is available for lodging on a short term or long term basis.

Covered Bridge Tour

America’s covered bridges are one of the nation’s most treasured architectural achievements, and Athens County is proud to claim three of the eighteen covered bridges in the Hocking Hills region.

Quilt Barn Tour

While on the lookout for the next historic Quilt Barn, you’ll discover winding creeks, fields of wildflowers, spectacular overlooks, and covered bridges. Pack a picnic and don’t forget your camera. Choose between the 45-mile Appliqué Loop, the 45-mile Stitch Loop, or the 55-mile Quilter’s Loop.

Shade Winery

Athens County’s micro-winery is situated in Southeast Ohio’s Appalachian foothills. Shade Winery is actively reviving old traditions and striving to create new ones.

Crumbs Bakery

Crumbs Bakery is a staple of the Athens, Ohio community, offering a wide range of breads, pastries, pastas and other baked goods.

Christ The King University Parish

The members of the community of Christ the King, are united in faith to Jesus, formed by Gospel and Word, nourished by Sacraments…

The Plains United Methodist Church

The Plains UMC is a church with a long tradition and a penchant for moving forward. This a church which believes deeply in being in ministry with neighbors who live near and neighbors who live halfway around the globe.


Find a car so you can go where you want, when you want! There are plenty of rental possibilities in Athens County and the surrounding area.

United Appeal For Athens County

United Appeal for Athens County helps people meet their basic needs. Donors’ gifts provide much needed financial assistance to health and human service programs throughout the county.

The Historic College Green at Ohio University

Just visiting Ohio University? Whether you’re in for a quick stop or a longer stay you’ll find plenty to see and do on the historic campus known by any who’ve walked its hallowed grounds as one of the most beautiful universities in the nation.

Cakes, Treats, and Favors

The devil is in the details. Here’s a complete list of professional cake, candy and favor shops in Athens County.

Flower Power

It’s your wedding day. Not just any flowers will do. Let these Athens County florists give your day that extra dose of flower power.

Chapels and Churches

Check out this list of chapels and churches perfect for services or even weddings if you’re lucky enough.

Event Locations

If you’re ever in need of a location for groups, meetings, conferences or any other large scale events, look no further than Athens County and Ohio University. We have a large variety of locations perfect for any event you may host.

Hockhocking Adena Bikeway

The Hockhocking Adena Bikeway is such an incredible experience that people drive from all over Ohio and the region just to ride it. The Bikeway’s low grade makes for an easy, relaxing 21-mile ride and the scenery is unforgettable.

Rocky Outdoor Gear

Originally from Nelsonville, Rocky Outdoor Gear has expanded towards a world renown reputation for rugged outdoor and occupational footwear.

FullBrooks Café

FullBrooks Cafe offers fair trade organic coffee, specialty espresso drinks, a light lunch and breakfast menu, and delicious desserts.

Random House

Random House is home to an enormous collection of antique items, from clothes and furniture, to music and decor.

Stuart’s Opera House & Gallery 1879

We envision Stuart’s Opera House as the cultural anchor and a center of expression on Nelsonville’s bustling and dynamic Public Square. It is a historic venue sought out by people of all ages, from all walks of life, and from near and far. Its well-earned reputation as an intimate, casual setting for continuous offerings of both familiar and innovative artistic performances and community events brings people back time and again.

The Pub

Year after year awarded with the best burger in Athens. The pub is a small local bar with a lot of big flavor and great service.

Casa Nueva Restaurant & Cantina

Casa Nueva is an innovative, worker-owned cooperative, dedicated to strengthening the environmental, economic and social well being of the community by promoting wholesome products, democratic participation, and responsible business practices.

Village Bakery & Cafe

At Village Bakery & Cafe, the goal is to sustain our community and provide exceptional dining by using locally grown organic vegetables, and eggs, meat, cheese and milk from locally pastured animals.

Athens Paint & Decorating Inc

Location: 187 Columbus Rd, Athens

Phone: 740-594-4333

Athens Paint & Decorating started in 1996 and is family owned.

Athens Farmers Market

Put the faces to your favorite local foods! Meet and support those that devote their time, resources and land to feeding us. Ask them about the varieties of tomatoes they are selling, how to roast that chicken, or how long you can expect that bag of lettuce to last.

The Chesterhill Produce Auction

Hundreds of growers utilize the auction as a place to sell their locally grown produce at wholesale to other businesses in the region, including restaurants, schools, hospitals, pop-up markets in rural areas with limited fresh food access, plus individual buyers who can and preserve.

The Ridges Outdoor Challenge Course

A challenge course is a series of obstacles constructed of rope, cable, wood, or simple portable items such as stuffed toys, hula hoops, or tarps.

1st Choice Cabin Rentals

Our cabins are clean, comfortable and cozy. We offer all amenities and will continue to upgrade all properties on an ongoing basis. We are certain when you stay at Sand Run Lake Resorts, you won’t want to leave. We are not satisfied unless you leave with memories of a lifetime.

Hampton Inn Athens

The Hampton Inn Athens Ohio is located in the scenic rolling hills of Athens in Southeast Ohio. All rooms include a microwave, mini fridge, iron and ironing board, hair dryer and clock radio. Guests will enjoy a 27” flat screen TV with an expanded 75 channel cable package and LodgeNet for pay-per-view movies and games.

Baymont Inn & Suites

Baymont Inn & Suites of Athens offers meeting rooms, whirlpool suites and has an indoor heated pool. Located just minutes from campus on Home Street (off of East State Street), Baymont Inn is perfect for anyone stopping through town or are here for a visit.

Hometown Inn

The Hometown Inn is conveniently located two miles from Ohio University and 10 miles from Hocking College.

Knights Inn

Take advantage of affordable rates and essential amenities when you stay at the Knights Inn near Ohio University.

Ohio University Inn & Conference Center

The Ohio University Inn and Conference Center is Athens only full service hotel. The Inn is walking distance to Ohio University and features 139 completely renovated, beautifully appointed guest rooms.

Super 8

The Super 8 is 53-room hotel that offers queen and king beds, and even in-room jacuzzis. Group rates and Senior rates available.

Highlander Motel

The Highlander is conveniently located only a short distance from Ohio University and offers exemplary service to anyone that chooses to stay the night.

Cornwell Jewelers

Cornwell Jewelers is the oldest family-owned business in Athens. Members of the Cornwell family have been helping people select diamonds for over 180 years.

Jackie O’s Pub and Brewery

Jackie O’s Pub and Brewery prides itself in creating neo-traditional handcrafted artisan ales. Inside each pint, a fusion of American craft brewing creativity and historically sound techniques await your palate.

Burrito Buggy

The friendly employees dish out burritos, tacos, low-fat selections, and ice-cold pop and water.

Strouds Run State Park

Strouds Run offers campers a family camp area with sites for tents or trailers with a 150-person capacity. Several mounds and ancient fortifications were found in this area by early settlers telling us that the Adena Indians once lived here.

Wayne National Forest

The Wayne National Forest is located in the hills of southeastern Ohio. In the heart of the heavily populated midwest, this small National Forest covers a quarter million acres of Appalachian foothills.

Athena Cinema

Since 1915, the Athena Cinema has been one of the jewels of uptown Athens.

Hocking Valley Scenic Railway

The Hocking Valley Scenic Railway transports passengers back to a simpler time when the locomotive was the most efficient form of transportation.

Primrose Bed & Breakfast

Once the home and office of Dr. Isaac Porter Primrose, this exuberant 1892 Victorian is now a classic Bed and Breakfast. The house is filled with beautiful oak floors and trim, colorful stained glass transoms, and an original kitchen with marble countertop.

Lake Hill Cabins

The Lake Hill Cabins border Strouds Run State Park, so hiking, hunting, trail riding, fishing, boating, canoeing, swimming, and family fun are out your front door or just minutes away.

The Hyde House

The Hyde House (formerly the Mead House) is a recently restored, lovingly decorated Victorian Bed & Breakfast located one block from Nelsonville’s Historic Square Arts District.

Stafford Hill Cabins

Located in the foothills of the Hocking Hills. Enjoy a nature walk, reading, grilling or just relaxing in the hot tub in the serene countryside of Athens County.