On a Columbus family vacation, most of the activities and even the hotel accommodations all revolve around the kids. There are fantastic Columbus hotels for kids that offer cribs, refrigerators, adjoining rooms and some are even pet-friendly. You'll want to select a hotels in Columbus that are close to the attractions and activities on your trip plan, which should include the cartoon museum, COSI, and maybe even the legendary state fair! Family fun and great food are abundant in the city, and are easy to get to with the efficient highway system.
One of the top Columbus hotels for kids is the Embassy Suites near the Columbus Airport. Here families can enjoy connected rooms so that kids have easy access to you, while still having their own space. It has an on-site restaurant, complimentary breakfast, cribs are available and each room has both a refrigerator and microwave.
Other great hotels in Columbus include Hyatt Place, Residence Inn and Homewood Suites. Both Hyatt Place and Residence Inn are pet-friendly. Sometimes you can enjoy a "kids stay free" promo. This is a great perk to have available, especially if you have a large family. In Worthington, near Columbus, the Embassy Suites location there has video gaming systems available to help occupy the children.
You don't have to spend a lot of money to have fun at many of the family attractions in Columbus. There are several free locations that allow for an enjoyable afternoon for the entire family. The Riffe Gallery and Ohio Craft Museum are suitable for children of all ages, and offer a convenient location to many of the Columbus hotels for kids. Hotels such as the Homewood Suites and SprilHill Suites are within walking distance to both attractions.
While making your family trip plans in Columbus, take a look at the city's calendar of events. In late July, the Ohio State Fair takes place and runs through to the beginning of August. For a relaxing night of sleep after a long day at many of the fairgrounds shows and exhibits, the Comfort Suites and Days Inn Fairgrounds provide family-friendly ammenities and a convenient location. With the fairgrounds nearby, you'll not have to worry about where to stay in Columbus during the popular fair.
Enjoy a fun-filled educational experience with your family at the COSI, Columbus. This science museum easily grabs the attention of everyone with its exciting exhibits and demonstrations. Within walking distance to hotels in Columbus like the Sheraton Columbus and DoubleTree Suites, you can get your family ready for the day and to the exhibits in no time at all. Another great activity for history buffs is the Santa Maria. This iconic piece of history is a replica of one of Christopher Columbus ships when he sailed the ocean in 1492. Located less than a half mile from Santa Maria is the Drury Inn, and Red Roof Inn for a nice pit stop during the days activities.
The hotels in Columbus are conveniently located close to or nearby attractions and activities. You can use the public transportation system, call for a taxi or drive yourself around town. Either way, your family will be ready to plan their next vacation before you even leave!
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