- 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 Family Fun Center.
- 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.
Featuring three lakes, Prairie Oaks Metro Park can be used for fishing, canoeing and kayaking. It offers trails running along the water and throughout the park and provides picnic spots and a natural play area.
Visitors of Millstone Creek Park can play on three sports fields, a basketball court, and on an inclusive boundless playground. The site's facilities also include a nature path, a boardwalk, a nature play area, and a gazebo.
Featuring open green space, Arbor Ridge Park provides tennis courts, a children's playground and a paved trail suitable for walking and biking. The park's fields can be used for picnics or other recreational activities and sports.
Darree Fields Dog Park is a dog park open to the public to bring pets for exercise and socialization. The park contains separate fenced-in areas for large and small dogs, a water source for hydration, and picnic tables.