Fill your trip with fun things to do near the Columbus airport

Whether you’re visiting the Columbus area for business or leisure, you’ll find a comfortable home base at the Country Inn & Suites. Our convenient location near bustling downtown offers easy access to popular things to do like visits to Columbus Museum of Art and Franklin University. Are you a die-hard Buckeyes fan? Ohio Stadium is less than five miles away. If you’re in town to attend the annual Ohio State Fair at Ohio Expo Center, book a hotel room to stay within 10 minutes of the venue and the CMH airport.

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The Ohio State University

4.52 mi / 7.27 km from the hotel
Consistently ranked as one of the nation's top 20 universities, OSU offers more than 200 areas of study and 492 specializations.

Center of Science and Industry (COSI)

4.88 mi / 7.86 km from the hotel
At COSI, kids and adults alike can explore the ocean's depths, film their own TV shows, and travel through time to see how life has changed over the decades.

Columbus Museum of Art

3.89 mi / 6.26 km from the hotel
Make time to tour the exhibitions at Columbus Museum of Art, which range from paintings by Renoir to statues by Rodin. Be sure to check out the Creativity Studio, where you can learn to think like an artist as you create something of your own.

Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

14.61 mi / 23.51 km from the hotel
Enter the world of Jack Hanna at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, the home base for the global spokesman of wildlife conservation. You'll love watching the antics of Asian otters and admiring the majestic bald eagles during your visit.

Creekside Park

3.07 mi / 4.94 km from the hotel
Offering nearly eight acres of family-friendly fun, Creekside Park is the centerpiece of Olde Gahanna, offering waterfalls, walkways, picnic areas, paddle boats, fishing, and wading.

Easton Town Center

3.76 mi / 6.05 km from the hotel
With hundreds of shops, restaurants, and entertainment options to choose from, Easton Town Center is the perfect place to browse your favorite brands, enjoy dinner with colleagues, or catch a movie at the theater with family.

Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

2.62 mi / 4.22 km from the hotel
From desert landscapes to lush greenhouses, Franklin Park Conservatory takes you around the botanical world with exhibits from different biomes. Visit the Hot Shop to watch glassblowers create works of art that are displayed throughout the gardens.

Franklin University

4.25 mi / 6.84 km from the hotel
Franklin is the second-largest private university in the state of Ohio. Come tour the institution's 14-acre campus to see why it's a nationally recognized pioneer in adult education.

Ohio Expo Center & State Fair

3.15 mi / 5.07 km from the hotel
This sizable venue hosts the annual Ohio State Fair as well as concerts, conventions, and trade shows. If you're visiting the fair, you don't want to miss the impressive butter sculptures that have become a popular tradition.

Ohio Stadium

4.66 mi / 7.5 km from the hotel
Join a sea of scarlet at Ohio Stadium, a landmark sports facility on The Ohio State University campus. This 105,000-seat stadium is home turf for the Buckeyes football team.

Trinity Lutheran Seminary

3.07 mi / 4.95 km from the hotel
A theology school of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Trinity caters to 3,000 students each year from a variety of Christian denominations.

Value City Arena at the Jerome Schottenstein Center

5.01 mi / 8.06 km from the hotel
See sporting events or big-name performers like Celine Dion and The Lumineers at this large facility, located on the campus of The Ohio State University.