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Destination guide

The artsy area of Columbus awaits your stay

Take a vacation to Columbus and enjoy the area's theater scene, live music and festivals. This cosmopolitan city is known for its sporting events, art and university setting. Local cultural sights include COSI and Columbus Museum of Art. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Columbus

Are you hoping to find things to do during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Columbus a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sky Zone (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
  • Via Vecchia Winery (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Ohio State Fairgrounds (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Ohio Expo Center and State Fair (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Grand Prix Karting (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Phoenix Golf Links (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Columbus

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Columbus is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Columbus Commons (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Battelle Riverfront Park (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Genoa Park and Amphitheater (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Topiary Park (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Scioto Audubon Metro Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Goodale Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Columbus

Fly into Columbus, OH (CMH-John Glenn Columbus Intl.), the closest airport, located 6.6 mi (10.6 km) from the city center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Columbus?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 279 house rentals around Columbus. From 129 Houses to 123 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Columbus is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Columbus?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Columbus:

  • Near East Columbus: 37 vacation rentals
  • University District: 64 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 105 vacation rentals
  • Clintonville: 21 vacation rentals
  • Merion Village: 37 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Columbus?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Columbus. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Nationwide Arena: 270 home rentals
  • Greater Columbus Convention Center: 270 home rentals
  • Columbus Children's Theatre: 267 home rentals
  • BalletMet Performance Center: 266 home rentals
  • Columbus Museum of Art: 270 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Columbus listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Columbus?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 129 Houses in Columbus. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Columbus include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 123 lodging choices
  • Studios: 96 lodging choices
  • Townhouses: 14 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Guest houses and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Columbus?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 36 vacation homes with pool available in Columbus.