Athens Vacation Packages

Athens is situated in Kingston, a city with 24,000 residents. This popular area lies 35 miles (56 kilometers) to the south of Albany International Airport, and just 25 miles (40 kilometers) from the city centre.

Athens is within easy reach of a range of colorful Kingston’s well-known sights. The Olana State Historic Site and the Thomas Cole National Historic Site are amongst the many popular places to discover here. Two other recommended attractions you’ll find nearby Athens are the Dutchmans Landing Park and the Martin Van Buren National Historic Site.

Athens offers some interesting museums and theaters nearby that make great places to visit. Admire, learn and become intrigued in the most popular museums including Opus 40 in Saugerties.

If you are searching for family activities make a bee-line for the various child-friendly attractions. Take a tour of the Bailiwick Ranch and Zoo in Catskill, and experience some of the stars of the animal kingdom.

If the sun is shining get outdoors and enjoy the nearby green spaces. Families love to hang out in places like Seamon Park in Saugerties. There is a charming atmosphere here as well as beautifully designed gardens.

In the cold season, enjoy Athens’s best ski slopes at the Catamount Ski Resort in Great Barrington.

Kingston is the home turf of the legendary Siena Saints college basketball team in winter and Albany Devils ice hockey team. Both teams play regular matches at Times Union Center, Albany. Times Union Center, Albany also hosts local and touring performers and bands.

After a long day seeing the sights around Athens, rest up at one of the area’s bed-and-breakfasts, hotels or short-stay apartments. The Howard Johnson Inn - Saugerties, the Best Western New Baltimore Inn, Coxsackie and the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites West Coxsackie are just some of the most popular accommodation options here.

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