More Area Attractions
Make Our Hotel the Home Base for Your Next Ohio State Game
Watch the OSU band dot the i
in “Ohio” during a football game at The Ohio State University
, less than 15 minutes away from the Country Inn & Suites, Columbus Airport. Can’t get enough sporting action? Check out the Columbus Crew for pro soccer or the Columbus Blue Jackets for an exciting NHL game. While you’re in the area, check the schedule for the Ohio Expo Center for events like music festivals, holiday shows, antique markets and the Ohio State Fair.Sports
- Arnold Sports Festival (4.5 miles)
Founded by Arnold Schwarzenegger, this sports festival is the largest multi-sport competition in the country, featuring more than 18,000 athletes competing in 70 events. The festival also includes a health and fitness expo housed in the Greater Columbus Convention Center.
Phone: +1 (614) 431-2600
- Berliner Sports Park (5.8 miles)
As the nation’s largest softball complex, Berliner Sports Park offers hundreds of acres of fields and batting cages as well as nature trails, a playground and courts for volleyball and basketball.
Phone: +1 (614) 645-3366
- Columbus Blue Jackets (4.5 miles)
Experience some fast-paced NHL hockey at Nationwide Arena in downtown Columbus, less than 15 minutes from the hotel.
Phone: +1 (614) 246-2000
- Columbus Clippers (4.6 miles)
Take your ball glove to Huntington Park, home to the Columbus Clippers, a Triple-A affiliate of the Cleveland Indians.
Phone: +1 (614) 462-5250
- Columbus Crew (3.2 miles)
Cheer on the Black & Gold with a trip to see this MLS soccer team at nearby MAPFRE Stadium.
Phone: +1 (614) 447-2739
- The Ohio State University (4.6 miles)
Cheer on the Buckeyes at this storied university, which features top-notch athletic programs steeped in tradition.
Phone: +1 (614) 292-2624
- Longaberger Homestead (44.8 miles)
Visit America’s premier basket-making company, where you can enjoy shopping, dining and weaving your own masterpiece. Be sure to take a picture of yourself in front of the world’s largest picnic basket!
Phone: +1 (740) 322-5588
- Ohio Expo Center (3.1 miles)
This large venue hosts the Ohio State Fair each year, as well as concerts, conventions and trade shows. If you’re visiting the fair, be sure to see the impressive butter sculptures that have become a popular tradition.
Phone: +1 (614) 644-4038
- Ohio Statehouse (4.8 miles)
Completed in 1861, this stunning building was designed in the Greek Revival style and houses a museum, restaurant and gift shop.
Phone: +1 (614) 752-9777
- Polaris Fashion Place (11.2 miles)
Enjoy shopping, dining and entertainment at this shopping center, home to more than 150 stores, such as Saks Fifth Avenue and Barnes & Noble.
Phone: +1 (614) 846-1500
- Value City Arena at the Jerome Schottenstein Center (4.9 miles)
See big-name performers like Kanye West and Pentatonix or sporting events at this large facility, located on the campus of The Ohio State University.
Phone: +1 (614) 292-3231