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Discover Columbus, OH Attractions

No matter what brings you to Columbus, you’ll find something exciting to do in this ever-growing city. From enjoying OSU sports and events to exploring historical sites, museums, and parks, you can always find cool entertainment options. Ohio’s capital and largest city is home to popular attractions you won’t want to miss, such as the Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, and the historic German Village. When you stay at The Blackwell Inn, you'll be centrally located, allowing you to visit more places with less traveling.

Points of Interest

Enjoy great shopping, dining, and entertainment at a popular Columbus arts district—Short North (2.6 miles). Check out quaint shops and savor authentic cuisine at the charming German Village (5.7 miles). Explore the mysteries of earth and beyond with dynamic hands-on exhibits and live shows at the Center of Science and Industry (COSI, 4.2 miles). These are just a few of the many things Columbus has to offer. A few more of our favorites include:

Local Companies

Traveling to Columbus for business? The Blackwell Inn is convenient close to local businesses and corporate headquarters, including: 

  • CAS – 0.9 mile
  • Battelle – 1.2 miles
  • White Castle – 2.8 miles
  • T. Marzetti Company – 3.4 miles
  • Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company – 3.7 miles
  • American Electric Power – 4 miles
  • OhioHealth – 4.3 miles
  • Grange Insurance – 6.3 miles
  • Cardinal Health – 10.4 miles
  • Wendy’s International – 10.7 miles
  • Bob Evans Restaurants – 12.3 miles
  • Bath & Body Works – 18.8 miles
  • Victoria’s Secret – 19 miles

Colleges & Universities

The Blackwell Inn is a great destination for those visiting local colleges and universities. Whether you’re a potential, current, or former student, we welcome you to enjoy our warm hospitality and convenient location near Ohio State University (less than a mile away), Columbus State Community College (4.5 miles), Capital University (8.8 miles), and others.

Medical Centers

In town for a medical treatment or to visit an ailing loved one? Stay with us and be close to the following local hospitals:


Our hotel is close to two Columbus airports: The Ohio State University Airport just 7.1 miles away and John Glenn Columbus International Airport, located 10.2 miles away.