Local Attractions

local attractions in columbus, ohio

Sports, of course, are a major part of life in the greater Columbus area, but that fun is just the beginning of a long list of local attractions. From the Columbus Zoo to the Convention Center to Polaris Mall, you’ll find some local fun for everywhere you turn.

Columbus Zoo & Aquarium/Zoombezi Bay Waterpark: 9 miles
Named the number one zoo in America by USA Travel, the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium is home to more than 9,000 animals representing 675 species and has garnered world-wide respect for its conservation support. For more information, click here.

ZipZone Canopy Tours
: 1.4 miles
Great for everything from family outings to business team building, eco-education, and bachelor/bachelorette parties, ZipZone’s lets visitors experience Columbus’ natural beauty with its 9 adventurous elements, including exciting zip lines through the forest.

Polaris Fashion Place: 3 miles

Shop at popular stores like J. Crew and Williams-Sonoma and take a break at great dining spots like Benihana and the Cheesecake Factory at this favorite shopping spot.

Columbus Convention Center: 13 ½ miles
With a striking modern exterior and equally impressive interior, the Columbus Convention Center offers convention, event and trade show hosts a dream-come-true location.

Marcus Crosswoods Ultrascreen Cinema: ½ mile from the hotel
The Marcus Crosswoods Cinema features stadium seating, digital surround sound and convenient showtimes in all auditoriums. To enhance your movie going experience, this theatre is equipped with a 70 foot wide, 3 story tall UltraScreen®, and a digital 3D auditorium. For more information, click here.

Downtown Historic Worthington: 2 miles from the hotel
Worthington offers all of the attractions and conveniences of a big city combined with the charm of small town living. For more information, click here.

Columbus has variety of attractions and events throughout the year.
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The Mall at Tuttle Crossing: 9½ miles

Easton Town Center: 11 miles

Sports Complexes & Stadiums

The Chiller Ice Rinks: 1¼ miles

Anheuser Busch Sports Park: 5¾ miles

Columbus Crew Stadium: 7 miles

Schottenstein Center: 9 miles

Ohio Stadium: 10 miles

Sports Ohio Complex: 10 miles

Nationwide Arena: 11 miles

Arena District: 13 miles


Outdoor Fun

Highbanks Metro Park: 2½ miles

Huntington Park: 11 miles

Glacier Ridge Metro Park: 13½ miles


Convention Center
Ohio Expo Center/State Fair: 9 miles

Area Activities

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