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Find Your Vibe in Columbus

Columbus. It’s a vibe, and we think it’s one you need to experience for yourself. As the 14th largest city in the country and Ohio’s capital, Columbus has become one of the fastest growing cities in the Midwest.  

Here’s how we rank...

  • One of MSN’s 18 Road Trip Destinations Within 1 Day’s Drive for 50% or More of Americans in 2022
  • One of U.S. News and World Report's Best Weekend Getaways in the U.S. in 2021
  • One of Real Simple’s 10 Surprisingly Affordable Destinations for Fall Travel in 2021
  • One of the Travel Channel’s Top 10 Domestic Destinations for 2020
  • One of SmartAsset’s Best Cities for Conferences in 2020
  • One of The New York Times’ 52 Places to Visit in 2019
  • One of Airport Service Quality’s best airports for passenger experience in 2020

Here’s how we meet and convene...

Our convention hotel package is expanding. Upon completion, the Hilton Columbus Downtown will be the largest hotel in Ohio with 1,000 rooms directly connected to the convention center, bringing our total hotel rooms downtown to 5,000+. Our compact convention package consists of a variety of your favorite hotel brands.  

  • 10-minute ride/8 miles from the airport to downtown 
  • One-day drive or one-hour flight for 50% of the U.S. population 


Here’s how we vibe...

Our city boasts a vibrant and dynamic culture and we’ve got all the options for filling your downtime. Whether you’re hunting for local restaurants and craft cocktail pairings, the best shopping in town or active adventures, Columbus has you covered.

Taste the city’s flavor and enjoy a culinary scene that’s been praised by The New York Times and Food & Wine. Choose from more than 100 unique restaurants within walking distance of the convention center and explore our experiential coffee, distillery, and pizza trails.

Discover local designers as you browse boutiques and unique stores along High Street. Or, shop brands you love like DSW and Express (did you know both brands are headquartered right here in Columbus?).

Everyone is welcome here. In fact, Columbus is home to the largest Pride celebration in the Midwest, and our city scored a 100 on the Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index in 2021.

Come and find your vibe in Columbus!