The Sleep Inn, an Athens hotel is midway between Nashville and Birmingham. This Athens hotel is near many popular attractions, including the Tennessee River, Point Mallard Park and the Limestone Flea Market, Alabama''s largest indoor flea market. The Huntsville International Airport is 16 miles away. The city of Athens is close to the border of Tennessee and serves as a hub for business and leisure activities in the area. Local attractions, special events, recreational activities and rich historical sites make all visits to Athens memorable.