Where to Stay Nearby the Railway
In Athens County:
Baymont Inn & Suites – Athens (877-229-6668, www.baymontinns.com)
Hyde House Bed & Breakfast – Nelsonville (740-603-0508 or 740-753-3105, www.historichost.com) National Register Italianate mansion just three blocks from the depot. Private baths. Full breakfast included. Bicycle rack available.
Primrose Bed & Breakfast – Nelsonville (740-603-0508 or 740-753-3105, www.historichost.com) Once the home and office of Dr. Isaac P. Primrose, this colorful Victorian offers private baths, full breakfast, and a healthy dose of Nelsonville history and heritage. Three blocks from the depot. Bicycle storage on covered porch.
Hampton Inn – Athens (740-593-5600, www.hamptoninn.com)
In Hocking County:
Baymont Inn & Suites – Logan (877-229-6668, www.baymontinns.com)
Honey Ridge – South Bloomingville (740-332-1364, www.honey-ridge.com) Lovely, private 2-bedroom cottage on wooded ridge, pet friendly
Old Man’s Cave Chalets – Logan (800-762-9396, www.oldmanscavechalets.com) Over 50 A-frame and pet-friendly cabins, lodges, and log homes; swimming pools and hot tubs
Inn & Spa at Cedar Falls – Logan (800-653-2557, www.innatcedarfalls.com)
In Vinton County:
Historic Hosts Vacation Rentals Vacation with History (877-364-4786, www.historichost.com) Unusual rentals in historic buildings for 2-10 people
Ravenwood Castle and Medieval Village – New Plymouth (740-596-2606, www.ravenwoodcastle.com) Rooms, suites and cottages with breakfast included
Fiddlestix Village – State Routes 93 & 56 (740-603-0508 or 740-753-3105, www.historichost.com) Restored historic lodging including a 1926 Baltimore & Ohio caboose, a vintage general store, the original farm house, and two whimsical cottages displaying large collections of 1930s and 1940s kitchenware. About 17 miles from the Nelsonville depot.
For more information on lodgings (and there are plenty more from which to choose!), please contact:
Athens County Visitor Bureau (800-878-9767 or www.athensohio.com)