Tour the OSU Campus or Catch a Show in Lima
When you book a room or suite
at the Country Inn & Suites, you’re never far from popular local attractions like the Allen Country Museum. Alumni, prospective students and parents of current students find our hotel ideal for visiting The Ohio State University-Lima. From Nitza’s Boutique and Aged to Perfection to Alter Ego Comics and For the Love of Quilts, the shops of downtown Lima offer a retail experience for every taste. To browse an impressive collection of national chain retailers, head five miles down the road to Lima Mall. Don’t forget to plan a visit to ArtSpace/Lima and Crouse Performance Hall for riveting local art exhibitions and live music.
- Lima Fire Fighters Memorial Museum (0.6 miles)
View photos, newspaper clippings and original equipment used by local firefighters as they battled the most devastating fires in Lima’s history.
Phone: +1 (419) 236-4725
- Lincoln Park Railway Exhibit (0.6 miles)
Open daily from dawn to dusk, this outdoor exhibit lets visitors admire a Nickel Plate 779, the last steam engine ever built in Lima, as well as an authentic 1895 country station from DT&L Railroad.
Phone: +1 (419) 221-5195
- Allen County Museum (2.2 miles)
Tours of the Victorian MacDonell House, a log home and the Shay locomotive display offer museum visitors an up-close look at the history of Allen County. The MacDonell Memorial Library and the Children’s Discovery Center are also located on the museum grounds.
Phone: +1 (419) 222-9426
Art and Culture
- Crouse Performance Hall (1.7 miles)
This 1,774-seat proscenium theater is the ideal venue to enjoy a rousing Broadway performance or concert by the Lima Symphony Orchestra in Lima.
Phone: +1 (419) 224-1552
- ArtSpace/Lima (1.8 miles)
Peruse the galleries at ArtSpace/Lima or buy a one-of-a-kind, locally produced work of art in the Gallery Shop.
Phone: +1 (419) 222-1721
- Encore Theatre (2.6 miles)
Encore Theatre has offered high-quality theatrical shows since 1958. The theater’s annual schedule includes one musical in the summer, five regular season plays and one youth production per year.
Phone: +1 (419) 223-8866
Shopping and Recreation
- Lost Creek Golfers Club (1.7 miles)
Whether you’re a scratch golfer or picking up a set of clubs for the first time, you can enjoy a round at this 18-hole, par-71 public golf course.
Phone: +1 (419) 229-2026
- Lima Mall (5.1 miles)
Shop until you drop at Lima Mall, home to more than 65 stores like Francesca’s, JCPenney and Old Navy.
Phone: +1 (419) 331-6255
The Ohio State University-Lima (2.6 miles)
Even if you aren’t an alumnus, prospective student or parent of a current student, you can visit the 564-acre campus of this liberal arts university and stroll among its beautiful trees, plants and nature trails.
Phone: +1 (419) 995-8600
Nearby services include:
- Union Bank Company (0.3 miles)
Phone: +1 (419) 229-6500
- Lima Memorial Hospital (0.5 miles)
Phone: +1 (419) 228-3335
- CVS Pharmacy (0.7 miles)
Phone: +1 (419) 991-0010
- Jewels Health & Beauty Spa (2.1 miles)
Phone: +1 (419) 227-5000