WORTHINGTON, Ohio – In November 2019, Emerald Hospitality Associate’s Holiday Inn Express & Suites Columbus – Worthington in Columbus, OH began accepting guests. This week we’re celebrating the Grand Opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, tours of the guestrooms, meeting spaces, and public spaces, and live entertainment from Blue Flute Studios. It has all the amenities you need, including Keurig Coffeemakers, IHG Connect internet service, workspaces, refrigerators, microwaves, and relaxation spaces. Columbus, OH has something to do for everyone from COSI to shopping at Polaris. Here are five things to do near our hotel in Columbus:
COSI. The Center of Science and Industry has exhibits for every interest from the American Museum of Natural History’s Dinosaur Gallery to the upcoming DC Superheroes: Discover Your Superpowers displays. Whether you’re going with the whole family or some friends, the museum at only 20 minutes from the hotel will not disappoint. There are several different programs available for kids of all ages like the “Little Kidspace” and adults like the COSI Discovery Nights.
Polaris, Easton Towne Center, and IKEA. Shopping is a must when you visit our Columbus hotel. With several of the best shopping centers minutes from our hotel, you will find the perfect gifts and souvenirs. The Easton Towne Center is only 17 minutes from our hotel and features your favorites stores including Anthropologie, Lululemon, and more. Only 15 minutes from our hotel is the Polaris Fashion Place with all the shopping and dining you need including Benihana and Brandy Melville in PacSun. You can also get all of your home décor needs at IKEA only 4 miles from our hotel in Columbus, OH.
The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. From the Black Duiker to the Leopard Gecko, you’ll be able to find many species of animals at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. From the Asian Quest to the Heart of Africa, you can learn about animals from all over the world. You can do special activities such as Giraffe Feedings, the Surfin’ Safari, and Discovery Reef Diver only 15 minutes from our hotel in Columbus, OH.
The Short North Arts District. Only 20 minutes from our Columbus hotel lies an area full of local creativity including galleries, breweries, and more in the Short North Arts District. Enjoy a cup of coffee in a local café before exploring the art galleries or enjoy a night out in the nightlife the area offers including bars, breweries, and more.
Old Worthington. Just 10 minutes down the road from our hotel is Old Worthington with restored shops and restaurants developed more than two centuries ago. Stroll down North High Street’s shops and grab a bite to eat in one of the local eateries to get a true feel of Worthington’s culture.
We’re excited for you to book your stay at our new Columbus hotel. With exciting things to do including the Short North Arts District and The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, you will have a full itinerary for your trip to Columbus, OH. A meeting space, business center, indoor pool, and more is available at our new Holiday Inn Express & Suites Columbus – Worthington.