- TripBuzz found 129 things to do with kids in or near Columbus, Ohio, including 108 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Dublin, Westerville, Hilliard and Grove City.
- From Ohio Stadium to Nationwide Arena, the Columbus area offers 65 different types of family activities, including: Sports Stadiums (Professional), Parks, Neighborhoods and Segway Tours.
- Columbus is the capital of Ohio, the largest city in the state, and the fifteenth largest city in the U.S. with a population of over 822,000 people. With so many people, there is always something to do in the city including the Ohio State Fair, the Columbus Arts Festival, some of the largest gay pride parades in the Midwest, and ComFest.
Home of the State Buckeyes, the Ohio Stadium was opened in 1922 and, over the time, it was upgraded until it reached a maximum seating capacity of 102,329. It is the largest stadium in the state, and besides the football games it has hosted bands like Pink Floyd and Genesis.
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555 Borror Drive, Columbus, OH 43210 MoreLess Info
Roughly one million people visit The Value City Arena at the Jerome Schottenstein Center every year. Both men's and women's basketball along with men's hockey are played at the arena during their respective seasons.
With indoor and outdoor attractions, Magic Mountain is an entertainment center for all ages, and includes bumper boats, mini golf, go-karts, arcade games and batting cages, and the KidsGym Playland for younger visitors..
39% 212 votes
4560 Hilton Corporate Drive, Columbus, OH 43232 MoreLess Info
Fort Rapids Indoor Water Park is the largest indoor water park in Ohio. The park offers a Kiddie Korral for the smallest members of the family, a 40-foot tall interactive water play structure, five basketball hoops, and raft floats, along with an adult's only hot tub.
92% 92 votes
3055 Indianola Avenue, Columbus, OH 43202 MoreLess Info
A single-screen movie theater, Studio 35 Cinema & Drafthouse displays first-run films along with a selection of older movies. It also hosts special events and offers a menu with pizza, salads, subs and a variety of beer types.
Home of one of the largest state fairs in the United States, the Ohio State Fairgrounds hosts a yearly event that features concerts and other live music offerings. Additionally, guests of this site are also able to enjoy rides in Kiddieland.
Combining a museum, archive, library, and historic preservation office, the Ohio Historical Center thoroughly explores and documents the history, natural past, and archaeological heritage of the state. The center also acts as the home of the Ohio Historical Society.