Ask our hotel staff for recommendations of the top-rated things to do in Lima, Ohio

When you book a room or suite at the Country Inn & Suites in Lima, Ohio, you're never far from popular local attractions and fun things to do. Don't forget to plan a visit to ArtSpace/Lima and the Allen Country Museum for riveting local art exhibitions. Kids will thrill at seeing Lima’s last steam engine at the Lincoln Park Railway Exhibit. Alumni, prospective students, and parents of current students find our hotel ideal for visiting the Ohio State University-Lima campus. Spend the afternoon perusing downtown Lima’s unique shops and browse an impressive collection of national chain retailers at Lima Mall.

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Allen County Museum

1.95 mi / 3.14 km from the hotel
Tours of the Victorian MacDonell House, a log home, and the Shay locomotive display offer visitors an up-close look at the history of Allen County. The MacDonell Memorial Library and the Children's Discovery Center are also on the museum grounds.


1.58 mi / 2.54 km from the hotel
Peruse the galleries at ArtSpace/Lima or buy a one-of-a-kind, locally produced work of art in the Gallery Shop.

The Ohio State University-Lima

2.76 mi / 4.44 km from the hotel
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.

Crouse Performance Hall

1.54 mi / 2.48 km from the hotel
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.

Encore Theatre

2.06 mi / 3.31 km from the hotel
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.

Lima Fire Fighters Memorial Museum

0.23 mi / 0.37 km from the hotel
View photos, newspaper clippings, and original equipment used by local firefighters as they battled the most devastating fires in Lima's history.