Discover a selection of 173 vacation rentals in Athens, NY 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 $283 per night, and houses and cottages are popular options for a stay in Athens. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

The waterfront setting of Athens is ready to explore

Enjoy the area's art galleries, history and museums and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Athens. Well-liked for its bars, riverfront and restaurants, this city is both trendy and welcoming. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Athens

Do you want to discover top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Athens a fun place to get away. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bailiwick Ranch and Discovery Zoo (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Thunderhart Golf Course (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Rainbow Golf Club (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
  • Kaaterskill Falls (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
  • Lake Taghkanic State Park (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • Zoom Flume (17.7 mi / 28.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Athens

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Athens is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Dutchman’s Landing (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • George J. Terpening Sr. Memorial Park (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • Lake Taghkanic State Park (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • Seamon Park (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
  • Saugerties Village Beach (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)
  • Mountain Top Arboretum (16.5 mi / 26.5 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Athens

Fly into Hudson, NY (HCC-Columbia County), the closest airport, located 5.7 mi (9.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Pittsfield, MA (PSF-Pittsfield Municipal), which is 28.8 mi (46.4 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Athens, NY?

Our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 173 vacation rentals around Athens. From 125 house rentals to 12 cottage rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent Houses in Athens?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 125 Houses in Athens. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Athens include:

  • Cottages: 12 rentals available
  • Cabins: 15 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 25 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Athens?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 31 vacation rentals with pool available in Athens. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.