Discover a selection of 108 vacation rentals in Athens, AL that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and WiFi. Prices start at $125 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Athens. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Top rated rentals — Athens
Destination guide

Travel to historic Athens

Enjoy the area's history, art galleries and museums and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Athens. Travelers to this scenic city praise the parks, cafés and monuments. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in and around Athens

Are you hoping to discover things to do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Athens a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Point Mallard Park (15.7 mi / 25.2 km)
  • Wilson Morgan Park (16.7 mi / 26.8 km)
  • Cedar Ridge Golf Course (17.3 mi / 27.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Athens

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Athens. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Big Spring Park (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Fairview Park (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Christopher Park (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Palmer Park (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
  • Delano Park (14.2 mi / 22.9 km)
  • Dublin Memorial Park (15 mi / 24.1 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Athens

The nearest airport is in Huntsville, AL (HSV-Huntsville Intl.), located 15.5 mi (24.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Muscle Shoals, AL (MSL-Northwest Alabama Regional), which is 37 mi (59.5 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Athens, AL?

Our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 108 vacation rentals around Athens. From 55 house rentals to 8 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Athens?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Athens. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Houston Memorial Library: 155 vacation rentals
  • Athens State University: 155 vacation rentals
  • Fairview Park: 129 vacation rentals
  • Alabama Veterans Museum & Archives: 156 vacation rentals
  • Christopher Park: 126 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Athens listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Athens?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 55 Houses in Athens. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Athens include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 8 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 4 rentals available
  • Studios: 8 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Hotels and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Athens?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 36 vacation rentals with pool available in Athens. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.