Hostel in Nelsonville, USA

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Get to know Nelsonville (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Nelsonville. To help you make friends with Nelsonville before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Nelsonville, Ohio, USA, is a charming and small town with a population of just over five thousand. Nelsonville is a perfect base for those who want to set out to explore the nearby Wayne National Forest. There are more than three hundred miles (just under five hundred kilometres) of trails begging to be explored. However, access to these trails is only open from April to December, so make sure to pick the right time of year if you are planning to visit. These trails can be explored on foot, on all-terrain vehicles or mountain bikes, and on horseback.

Apart from the the national forest, another popular point of interest in Nelsonville, Ohio, is the Hocking Valley Scenic Railway. This railway, run solely by volunteers, offers scenic train rides on an historic passenger train. There are various routes to choose from, including one to Haydenville and one to East Logan. There’s even a New Year’s option -- so you can do your countdown to New Year while on the train! Other interesting sites to check out are Stuart’s Opera House, the Fun Barn, and the Nelsonville Emporium.

If you’re a music lover and visiting at the right time of year (usually around May to June), you might want to consider purchasing tickets and attending the Nelsonville Music Festival. In the past, this popular festival has attracted musicians such as Randy Newman, Gillian Welch, Courtney Barnett, The Flaming Lips, and The Avett Brothers.

Dining out in Nelsonville is also a good option when it comes to ways to spend your time in the town, with a number of selections to choose from such as Fullbrooks Cafe.

There are options for hostels in Nelsonville, Ohio, USA. But those expecting a quality selection of hostels in Nelsonville, Ohio, USA, will be sadly disappointed. Instead, if you are on a hostel budget, you might be better off staying at one of the several camping grounds or coughing up a little extra for a cheap hotel.

Written by local enthusiast for Nelsonville hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Nelsonville hostels Erin

FAQ about Nelsonville Hostels

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Your Packing List for Nelsonville

Your Packing List for Nelsonville

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You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

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Nelsonville Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Nelsonville, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
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1 Party hostels in Nelsonville
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