The Quality Inn hotel is conveniently located midway between Nashville and Birmingham at Interstate 65 and Highway 72. This Athens, AL hotel is just minutes from Athens Historic District, nestled within the city's narrow, tree-lined streets, offering many wonderful examples of antebellum architecture.The annual Limestone Sheriff's Rodeo features an array of events, including bareback riding, calf roping, barrel racing, a barbecue cook-off, live entertainment, a street dance and much more. Athens State University hosts the annual Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Convention, which includes several fiddle and guitar categories and competitions, culminating with a "fiddle-off" between the top two contenders.Nearby Wheeler Lake is an outdoor enthusiast's wonderland, offering acres of fun and activities like boating, canoeing, water skiing and fishing. The hotel is convenient to Huntsville and the U.S. Space & Rocket Center.The surrounding area is home to a variety of golf courses, shopping centers, movie theaters and restaurants, including several near the hotel. Guests receive free passes to a nearby fully equipped fitness center.