Find a Wealth of Things to Do During Your Stay in Columbus
Whether you’re in the area for a meeting downtown or a sports tournament, take a few moments to explore the attractions near the Country Inn & Suites, Columbus Airport East, OH. Stroll the walkways of Easton Town Center, the largest shopping and dining area in central Ohio, or cheer with 100,000 screaming fans in the Horseshoe at The Ohio State University.For things to do while in Columbus, check out these attractions:
- Easton Town Center (8.5 miles)
With hundreds of shops, restaurants and entertainment options to choose from, Easton Town Center is the perfect place to browse your favorite brands, enjoy a fun dinner with your family or catch a movie at the theater.
Phone: +1 (614) 416-7000
- North Market (11 miles)
Part farmers market and part foodie haven, the North Market brings together unique goods from independent vendors to celebrate local creativity. You can pick through fresh produce, artisan breads and pastries, and earth-friendly home products, and then grab a bite from one of the gourmet food booths.
Phone: +1 (614) 463-9664
- Nationwide Arena (11.5 miles)
Head downtown to watch the NHL’s Columbus Blue Jackets take on their rivals at Nationwide Arena, a unique venue that also hosts the biggest names in entertainment, like Coldplay, Drake and AC/DC. Inspired to take to the ice after a game? Plan an afternoon of ice skating at the arena’s Ice Haus, which doubles as the Blue Jackets’ practice rink.
Phone: +1 (614) 246-2000
- Columbus Museum of Art (12 miles)
Admire artwork from masters like Picasso and wander through the mysterious woodlands of the family-friendly Wonder Room when you visit the Columbus Museum of Art.
Phone: +1 (614) 221-6801
- Ohio Expo Center (12 miles)
From the Ohio State Fair to Major League Soccer’s Columbus Crew, the Ohio Expo Center is home to many of the state’s premier events. Check the center’s schedule for events like home and garden shows, roller derby bouts and hot rod expos.
Phone: +1 (888) 646-3976
- The Ohio State University (12.5 miles)
Be sure to tour the campus of one of the top public universities in the country, The Ohio State University. Don your scarlet and gray to cheer for the Buckeyes at Ohio Stadium, or enjoy a walk through the lawn of the Oval.
Phone: +1 (614) 292-OHIO
- Center of Science and Industry (COSI) (13 miles)
Explore the depths of the ocean, film your own TV show, and travel through time to see how life has changed over the decades at COSI, an interactive museum that kids and adults will love.
Phone: +1 (614) 228-2674
- Ohio Theatre (13 miles)
Spend an evening watching a Broadway musical or other nationally-acclaimed performances at the Ohio Theatre, an opulent venue that will transport you to another era.
Phone: +1 (614) 469-1045
- German Village (13.5 miles)
Whether you’re walking along the brick pathways of Schiller Park or sampling wine at Hausfrau Haven, you’ll find that the historic German Village in the heart of Columbus is a beautiful place to explore.
Phone: +1 (614) 221-8888
- Polaris Fashion Place (17.5 miles)
Get your shopping fix at Polaris Fashion Place, home to more than 150 stores, including Apple, the Disney Store, lululemon, Sephora and the Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory. After you’ve worked up an appetite, fill up at Benihana or one of the other restaurants at the mall.
Phone: +1 (614) 846-1500
- Columbus Zoo and Aquarium (25 miles)
Enter the world of Jack Hanna at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, the home base for the global spokesman of wildlife conservation. You can watch the antics of Asian otters and red pandas and admire the majestic pumas and bald eagles during your visit.
Phone: +1 (614) 645-3400
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Directions to the Hotel
The Country Inn & Suites, Columbus Airport East is located off I-270 at exit 39 (Broad Street). The hotel is 0.75 miles on the right. More detailed directions are also available.