Things To Do
When it comes to things to do in Columbus, Polaris, the Hilton Columbus/Polaris is less than 300 yards from 160 stores and restaurants, from Apple, Ikea , Aveda, and Macys to Von Maur and Saks. We are also located close to Jack Hanna’s Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, where the whole family can view species including gorillas, Siberian tigers, African leopards, black rhinos, bald eagles and polar bears. The fun continues with options like the zoo’s water park, Zoombezi Bay, Jungle Jack’s Landing amusement park, and the 18-hole golf course at Safari Golf Club. Whatever your tastes may be, there's plenty of entertainment and activities to take part in during your stay in our Columbus Polaris hotel accommodations.
In and Around Town
This modern arena is home of the Columbus Blue Jackets of the National Hockey League.
This famous zoo is home to Jack Hanna and over 9,000 animals representing over 700 species.
The 23 acre attraction currently ranks as one of the Midwest's most popular water parks.
Crew (Mapfre) Stadium
A soccer specific stadium that is home to the Columbus Crew SC of Major League Soccer.
Ohio State University
Come roam the vast campus of this Big 10 powerhouse and home to the Ohio State Buckeyes.
Experience a Division 1 NCAA football game at the home field of the Ohio State Buckeyes.
Ohio Expo Center
The center hosts over 175 events every year, including the Ohio State Fair.
COSI Science Museum
This large educational science center offers interactive exhibits, working labs & planetarium shows.
Ohio Wesleyan University
Founded in 1842, the university is a private liberal arts college in Delaware, Ohio.
Polaris Fashion Place
This 2-level shopping mall is located off Interstate 71 and houses many top retail stores.
Value City Arena
Stadium for Ohio State Buckeyes men's basketball, women's basketball, and men's ice hockey teams.
This ballpark located in downtown Columbus is home to the Columbus Clippers baseball team.