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Columbus overview

Columbus is a friendly locale distinct for its art and festivals, and known for its zoo and college atmosphere. You'll enjoy Columbus's dancing, live music, and sports. Plan a fun excursion to Ohio Stadium and Mapfre Stadium. Sky Zone and COSI are popular places to visit. A family- and business-friendly area, Columbus also has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Columbus

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Columbus has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Columbus with by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Columbus hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Columbus hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Columbus

Fly in to Columbus, OH (CMH-Port Columbus Intl.), 6.6 mi (10.5 km) from downtown Columbus.

What to see around Columbus

Fun activities in the area include these attractions:
  • • Nationwide Arena
  • • Huntington Park
  • • Ohio Stadium
  • • Mapfre Stadium
  • • Schottenstein Center
Art, festivals, and live music are top draws, along with cultural places like:
  • • Ohio Theater
  • • Riffe Gallery
  • • Capitol Theatre
  • • Palace Theatre
  • • Santa Maria
Below are some favorite shopping areas to find that perfect souvenir—or simply browse:
  • • North Market
  • • Easton Town Center
  • • Creekside Gahanna
  • • Polaris Fashion Place
Take in the collegiate vibe with a visit to:
  • • Columbus College of Art and Design
  • • Grange Insurance Audubon Center
  • • Ohio State University
  • • Chadwick Arboretum & Learning Gardens
  • • Ohio Wesleyan University
Some popular places in the area include:
  • • Sky Zone
  • • COSI
  • • Columbus Museum of Art

When to visit Columbus

Curious about when's the best time to visit? Here are the seasonal norms to help with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 58°F day, 22°F night
  • April-June: 85°F day, 38°F night
  • July-September: 85°F day, 51°F night
  • October-December: 71°F day, 24°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 8.07 inches
  • April-June: 11.57 inches
  • July-September: 10.94 inches
  • October-December: 8.74 inches

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