Destination guide

The arty area of Short North awaits your stay

Come and experience Short North and its art galleries, theatre scene and live music. This cosmopolitan city is known for its restaurants, shopping and bars. Sky Zone and COSI are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Sightseeing in and around Short North

Do you want to discover attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that Short North has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sky Zone (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
  • Ohio State Fairgrounds (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Ohio Expo Center and State Fair (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Via Vecchia Winery (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Grand Prix Karting (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Champions of Columbus Golf Course (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Short North

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Short North is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Goodale Park (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Battelle Riverfront Park (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Genoa Park and Amphitheater (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Natural Resources Park (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Columbus Commons (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Topiary Park (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Short North

The nearest airport is in Columbus, OH (CMH-John Glenn Columbus Intl.), located 6.5 mi (10.4 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Short North?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 88 holiday rentals around Short North. From 30 Houses to 51 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Short North is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Short North?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Short North:

  • German Village: 48 holiday homes
  • Clintonville: 16 holiday homes
  • University District: 49 holiday homes
  • Merion Village: 22 holiday homes
  • South Columbus: 35 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Short North?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Short North. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Goodale Park: 214 holiday rentals
  • Fort Rapids Indoor Waterpark: 215 holiday rentals
  • Char-Mar Ridge Preserve: 216 holiday rentals
  • Scioto Audubon Metro Park: 214 holiday rentals
  • Veterans Memorial: 214 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Short North listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Short North?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 30 Houses in Short North. Our other popular types of Short North holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 51 holiday houses
  • Townhouses: 5 holiday houses
  • Studios: 51 holiday houses

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Short North?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 55 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Short North. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.