The City of Columbus, OH
Columbus, Ohio is the fifteenth most populated city in the United States, with 769,332 residents. Columbus ranks as the number 1 most populated city in the state of Ohio, and is located in Franklin County. The largest nearby city to Columbus is Dublin, approximately 9 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Columbus, including Cheeburger Cheeburger, Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar, Red Lobster Restaurants, Chipotle Mexican Grill and Firdous Polaris. For a larger selection of Columbus restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Columbus Museums, Golf Courses, Zoos and/or Amusement Parks, including the Minerva Lake Golf Course, Anti-Saloon League Museum, Shamrock Golf Club, Safari Golf Club and Ohio Railway Museum. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Columbus please click on the Attractions tab above. The following 3 airports are located in or near Columbus:
- Columbus Ohio State University Airport (OSU)
- Columbus Rickenbacker Intl. Airport (LCK)
- Port Columbus Intl. Airport (CMH)
Columbus, Ohio Climate and WeatherIn the month of August, Columbus experiences an average high temperature of 84 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in August are usually about 62 degrees with an average rainfall of 4.31 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Columbus with daytime temperatures averaging 83 degrees in the summer, and 39 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Columbus to receive an average of 2.53 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 3.88 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 102 degrees in the summer and as low as -28 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Columbus should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 65 degrees, and nighttime lows of 43.
Columbus, Ohio Attractions
1Chadwick Arboretum - , State University,
Chadwick Arboretum is a 60 acre arboretum on the Agriculture campus of The Ohio State University, in Columbus, Ohio in the US. The main arboretum collection is located just across Lane Avenue from the Schottenstein Center with its other collections nearby. The arboretum is open daily without charge.
2Champions Golf Course - Columbus,
The Champions Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Franklin County Ohio. Built in 1927, this Columbus course is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 614-645-7111. The golf course dress code is as follows: No denim, collared shirt and bermuda shorts required.
Address: 3900 Westerville Rd, Columbus, OH 43224
3Chapel Hill Golf Course - Mount Vernon,
The Chapel Hill Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Knox County Ohio. Built in 1996, this Mount Vernon course designed by Barry Serafin is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 180 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 740-393-3999. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 7516 Johnstown Rd, Mount Vernon, OH 43050
4Clover Valley Golf Club - Johnstown,
The Clover Valley Golf Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Licking County Ohio. Built in 2001, this Johnstown course designed by CCC Designs is open mar 15 to dec 15. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 740-966-5533. The golf course dress code is as follows: No denim, collared shirt and bermuda shorts required.
Address: 8644 Johnstown Alexandria Rd, Johnstown, OH 43031
5Columbus Motor Speedway - , Obetz,
Columbus Motor Speedway or CMS, is a 1/3 mile asphalt oval and figure 8 racing track located south of Columbus, Ohio within the town limits of Obetz.
6Columbus Museum of Art - Columbus,
The Columbus Museum of Art is an art museum that is situated in downtown Columbus, Ohio. Formed in 1878 as the Columbus Gallery of Fine Arts, it was the first art museum to register its charter with the state of Ohio.
7Columbus Zoo and Aquarium - Columbus,
The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium is a non-profit zoo that is situated in Powell, Ohio, just north of Columbus, . The land lies along the eastern banks of the O'Shaughnessy Reservoir on the Scioto River, at the intersection of Riverside Drive and Powell Road. It has a worldwide reputation, largely attributable to the efforts and promotion of director emeritus Jack Hanna. In 2009, it was named by the USA Travel Guide as the number one zoo in the US.
8Cooks Creek Golf Club - Ashville,
The Cooks Creek Golf Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Pickaway County Ohio. Built in 1993, this Ashville course designed by Michael Hurdzan & John Cook is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 740-983-3636. The golf course dress code is as follows: No denim, collared shirt and bermuda shorts required.
Address: 16405 US Hwy 23 S, Ashville, OH 43103
9COSI Columbus - Columbus,
COSI, formerly known as the Center of Science and Industry, is a science museum in Columbus, Ohio, in the US. COSI features more than 300 interactive exhibits throughout themed exhibition areas – Ocean, Space, Gadgets, Life, Little Kidspace, Progress, the outdoor Big Science Park, and the newly opened WOSU@COSI, which is the first public broadcasting and science center partnership.
10Cumberland Trail Golf Course - Pataskala,
The Cumberland Trail Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Licking County Ohio. Built in 1999, this Pataskala course designed by Michael Hurdzan & Dana Fry is open nov 1 to apr 1. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 740-964-9336. The golf course dress code is as follows: No denim, collared shirt and bermuda shorts required.
Address: 8244 Columbia Rd SW, Pataskala, OH 43062
Columbus, Ohio Hotels
9Holiday Inn Express Hotels & Suites Columbus-polaris Parkway
8670 Orion Pl
Columbus, OH 43240
Columbus, Ohio Restaurants
This is a list of Columbus Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Burger Restaurants, Sandwich Shops, American Restaurants, Cajun & Creole Restaurants, Seafood and Pizza Restaurants. Happy Dining!
Published December 11, 2010
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