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Spring Break in Columbus

Spring is blooming in Columbus and while you may have an itch to travel, there's no doubt your spring break plans may look a little different this year. While cases are trending down and vaccines are becoming more prevalent following the COVID-19 pandemic, you may still be taking a cautious approach to your travel plans for spring break. Consider having a staycation in Columbus! TripSavvy did just name Columbus the Best Staycation Destination in the State of Ohio, afterall!

We'll make your planning easy with hotel bookings which include admission to one of two of Columbus' top attractions, recommendations from us for everything there is to eat, see and do safely in the city and hear from people who have experienced it for themselves. This may just be your best spring break trip yet.

Book a two-night stay with us and you'll get the choice of:

Two General Admission Tickets to the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

This educational and recreational complex provides a journey for your body and your imagination with 10,000 animals in six distinct regions. A $44 value yours FREE!

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Two General Admission Tickets to Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

The Conservatory's extensive gardens and art collections pulse with life and bring the truly exotic wonders of nature right to you. This $40 value is yours FREE!

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We've rounded up the best places to stay, shop, eat and explore in Columbus while on your spring break staycation to make your planning easy.


What better way to explore a city than from people who have experienced it first-hand? Follow along with these four travelers on their journey through a spring break staycation in Columbus. Follow along with their adventures in Columbus at their handles below and view their itinerary and experience it with them!

Ashley Carlotta

Ashley is a stay-at-home mom in Columbus. @ashley.carlotta_

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Jae is a colorful and quirky influencer living in Columbus. @Mellamoesjae

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Peony and Honey

Erika resides in Cleveland and loves working on crafts and DIY projects, decorating. @peonyandhoney

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Ready to Stare

Alysse is a fashion and travel blogger and LGBTQ influencer in Cleveland. @readytostare

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The Blooming Jaks

Jeanyne lives in Columbus with her husband and two little girls. @TheBloomingJaks

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Columbus Foodie

Two nurse practitioners, Katy and Reanna, supporting Columbus’ food scene. @columbusfoodie

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Each week, one lucky winner has the chance to win a staycation package from local iHeart radio stations:

Spring Break Giveaway - 106.7

106.7 The Beat

March 26-March 30

  • 2 night stay at the Hampton Inn Downtown
  • $100 to Cameron Mitchell Restaurants
  • $50 to North Market
  • 4 tickets to Columbus Museum of Art
  • 4 tickets to Franklin Park Conservatory

spring break giveaway - 92.3


March 31-April 4

  • 2 night stay at the Canopy
  • $100 to Rusty Bucket
  • $50 to North Market
  • 4 tickets to LEGOLAND
  • 4 tickets to Columbus Zoo

spring break giveaway - 97.9


April 7-11

  • 2 night stay at the Graduate
  • $100 to Cameron Mitchell Restaurants
  • $50 to North Market
  • 4 tickets to LEGOLAND
  • 4 tickets to Columbus Zoo