Fly from Washington, D.C., to Columbus
Columbus is the largest city in Ohio and is on the cutting edge of innovation. As home to one of the top research universities in the nation, Columbus is a young, energetic city that commands your attention. You can fly from Washington, D.C., to Columbus on direct flights from Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA) in Northern Virginia. It is less than 15 minutes from the capital to the airport on the Metro.
Columbus is a city of neighborhoods and covers a large area. The downtown, along the Scioto River, features the Ohio Capitol. The Columbus Art Museum and Topiary Gardens is several blocks to the east. Go west across the river and you come to the Scioto River Walk and the Center for Science and Industry. Ohio State University, with more than 57,000 students, is a prominent influence in the city. It is a center for performing and visual arts and brings in world-class talent throughout the year. The city has a vibrant nightlife with locals and students heading to Germantown and the Short North Arts District.
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When you fly from Washington, D.C., to Columbus, your journey ends at the Port Columbus International Airport (CMH), 10 minutes east of Columbus on Interstate 270. Special express bus service operates between the airport and Ohio State University. Fall brings football and cool, crisp days to Columbus with average temperatures in the high 60s. The Jazz and Rib Fest in July draws almost a million visitors.
The Blackwell Inn and Pfahl Conference Center2110 Tuttle Park Pl, Columbus 4.0 out of 5.0
Located in University District, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Ohio Stadium and Ohio State University. Mapfre Stadium is 2.1 mi (3.4 km) away.
Red Roof PLUS+ Columbus Downtown - Convention Center111 E. Nationwide Blvd., Columbus 2.5 out of 5.0
Situated in Columbus, this hotel is close to Nationwide Arena, Columbus Museum of Art, and COSI. Area attractions also include Ohio State University and Ohio ...
Crowne Plaza Columbus North- Worthington6500 Doubletree Ave, Columbus 3.5 out of 5.0
Situated in the suburbs, this hotel is 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Anheuser-Busch Brewery and within 3 mi (5 km) of McConnell Arts Center and Sharon Woods Park. Westerville ...
Best Western Plus Columbus North888 E Dublin Granville Rd, Columbus 3.0 out of 5.0
Located off Interstate 71 near Ohio State University, Nationwide Arena, Schottenstein Center, and Crew Stadium, this Best Western hotel in Columbus Ohio is also ...
Sonesta ES Suites Columbus Dublin435 Metro Pl S, Dublin 3.0 out of 5.0
Situated in the suburbs, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Field of Corn and Indian Run Falls Park. Sam and Eulalia Frantz Park and Leatherlips Monument ...
Sheraton Columbus Hotel at Capitol Square75 E State St, Columbus 4.0 out of 5.0
Located in the city's downtown theater district, the Sheraton Columbus Hotel at Capitol Square is across from the state capitol complex, less than a mile from ...
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