If you are planning on journeying through Kingston and have the urge to spend time in Athens, as a discerning traveler, you would be wise to book as early as possible through Travelocity's hotels page to make sure you end up with the most appropriate place to kick up your feet. Within an easy commute to the city center, there are 7 modern lodging options.
The Stewart House at the Athens Hotel is up there with the most convenient Travelocity-listed hotels, one of not many places within a short walk of the Athens downtown area.
You should check out the VanWinkle Inn as well as the Bavarian Manor Country Inn. The VanWinkle Inn can be found just 15 miles (25 kilometers) from the heart of Athens. The Bavarian Manor Country Inn, is 10 miles (17 kilometers) away. Alternatively, you may like to check in to the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites West Coxsackie or the Catskill Mountain Lodge.
After you've got to know Athens, you could make the trip to uncover the diverse activities of the Hudson Valley area. Hudson Valley offers rivers. Popular vacation draws are historic bridges and open-air markets. Adventurous visitors might delve into rock climbing, hiking and sea kayaking in this part of United States of America.
On the hunt for things to do? You could spend a few hours checking out Opus 40 and Seamon Park, which you'll find in Saugerties, 16 miles (26 kilometers) to the southwest of Athens. The Howard Johnson Inn - Saugerties and Comfort Inn Saugerties are just some examples of the lodging options in Saugerties. Or, you could consider staying in Catskill, 7 miles (11 kilometers) southwest of Athens, where you have the options of the Wolff's Maple Breeze Resort and The Kaaterskill. While in Catskill, be sure to explore the Thomas Cole National Historic Site and Bailiwick Ranch and Discovery Zoo.
For modern travelers planning on flying through Albany International Airport, you may find it convenient to book accommodation at Residence Inn by Marriott Albany Airport, or The Desmond Hotel Albany, each of which are a short drive away.