Where to stay around Columbus, OH?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 241 vacation rentals near Columbus. From 98 Condos/Apartments to 85 Studios, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Columbus for a holiday or a weekend are on VRBO.

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

Whether you're traveling 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:

  • Weinland Park: 25 vacation rentals
  • University District: 73 vacation rentals
  • German Village: 25 vacation rentals
  • Clintonville: 16 vacation rentals
  • Victorian Village: 42 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Columbus?

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

  • Ohio Stadium: 237 vacation rentals
  • Easton Town Center: 241 vacation rentals
  • Greater Columbus Convention Center: 237 vacation rentals
  • Pickerington Ponds Metropark: 201 vacation rentals
  • Schwartz Castle: 237 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Columbus listed on VRBO 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 Condos/Apartments in Columbus?

Yes, of course. VRBO has 98 Condos/Apartments in Columbus. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Columbus include:

  • Studios: 85 rentals available
  • Hotels: 70 rentals available
  • Houses: 58 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Townhouses and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Columbus?

Yes, you can select your prefered vacation rental with pool among our 75 vacation rentals with pool available in Columbus. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

    Experience the authentic Midwest in Columbus

    Columbus is the diverse state capital of Ohio and makes a great destination for visitors looking for a long, leisurely vacation or a short weekend away. Columbus vacation rentals give you the chance to explore the many sides of the Midwest’s most populous and lively metropolitan areas. From the famous sports teams to the city’s bustling arts scene, there is plenty on offer to keep families, couples, and solo visitors entertained. As well as this, the impressive transport links give you the option of exploring the diverse attractions surrounding Ohio.

    Escape to the city of Columbus

    Whatever the weather, there are plenty of activities on offer in Columbus. Test your problem-solving skills in one of the city’s many escape rooms—a fun, family-friendly game of logic and teamwork that caters for both small and large groups, which kids and adults alike will enjoy. If you’re in the mood for seeing the sights, sign up for one of the city’s exciting Segway tours. Thrill seekers can also head out of the city and go ziplining in the nearby forests. For a dose of culture, catch a show at one of Columbus’ many theaters.

    See the wild side of Columbus

    Trips to Columbus vacation rentals aren’t complete without heading north to the world-famous Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. Home to more than 7,000 animals and over 800 separate species, visitors can get up close to an array of beautiful animals, from elephants and giraffes to river turtles and cobras. This non-profit zoo also operates its own conservation initiative, and separates the exhibits geographically to make for an educational trip for the whole family. Sports enthusiasts can also enjoy an exciting day out in Columbus. Huntington Park is home to the Columbia Clippers, while Columbus Crew SC play at Mapfre Stadium.

    Columbus is a city for all seasons

    Warm summers and mild, dry winters mean Columbus vacation rentals are a good choice all year round. With summer highs of around 85°F and an average of 178 days of sunshine, you can explore the outdoors and all Columbus has to offer. Winter brings lows around 20°F and an average snowfall of 22 inches—perfect for those who enjoy winter activities and sports, but is also a great excuse to explore the many indoor attractions that call Columbus home.

    Relax outdoors on your visit to Columbus

    Columbus is served by both the Olentangy and Scioto Rivers, and the city is also home to numerous picturesque creeks which are great for a quiet afternoon’s stroll and a little birdwatching. There are numerous other nature spots around the city, like the 6 glacial ravines along the Olentangy River in Clintonville, while the beautiful Old Deaf School Park offers visitors the sights of the French Topiary Gardens, the creation of a local artist. The Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens provide peace and tranquility east of downtown Columbus as well as a beautiful butterfly house.