About Columbus

Let's have a look around into background of Columbus
  • County: Franklin County
  • State: Ohio
  • Country: United States
  • Latitude: 39.9611111
  • Longitude:  -82.9988889
  • Time zone:  US/Eastern
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -4 hours

Weather in Columbus

  • Climate:  Humid Continental Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: Fall and in the months from September to December


It is the capital as well as the largest city of the state of Texas and 15th one of the U.S.A. with a population of about 850,106 (2015 Census)

Distance from Columbus center to Airport

John Glenn International Airport (Port Columbus International Airport) is the primary airport, while Rickenbacker International Airport caters for cargo requirements of the city. Ohio State University Don Scott Airport and Bolton Field deals with general aviation facilities

Driving Distance: 8 miles / 13 km

Driving Time: 13 Minutes

Languages: English followed by Spanish, African languages and Chinese

Modes of transport

  • Airport: John Glenn International Airport / Port Columbus International Airport, Rickenbacker International Airport and Ohio State University Don Scott Airport
  • Rail: Amtrak, National Rail Passenger System.
  • Road: Bus – Greyhound, Megabus, Barons Bus Lines and GoBus ; Taxi – Yellow Cab of Columbus

Customs and Tipping

  • For Restaurants and Bars:
    • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.
  • For Hotels:
    • Room Service: 10 – 15% of the Bill
    • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
    • Concierge: Between $5 - $25
  • Valet Parking:
    • Parking or Returning Car: $1 - $2 

Nearby Tourist Cities



Akron is the fifth-largest city in the U.S. state of Ohio and is the county seat of Summit County. As of the 2015 Census Estimate, the city proper had a total population of 197,542, making it the 119th largest city in the United States.

  • Climate: Hot Summer Continental Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: March to May
Tourist Attractions
  • Cuyahoga River
  • Akron Zoo
  • Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens



The beautiful city of Cincinnati is located in the American state of Ohio. 

  • Climate: Humid Subtropical climate
  • Best Time to Visit: September, May
Tourist Attractions
  • Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden
  • Coney Island
  • Jack Cincinnati Casino

Emergency Contact Numbers in Columbus city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 911
  • Railroad: (800) 733-0026
  • Cab: 614-444-4444 (Yellow Cab Columbus)
  • Airport: +1 614-239-4000 (John Glenn International Airport / Port Columbus International Airport)
  • Hospital: +1 614-566-9000 (Grant Medical Center)


Let’s step into extensive list of To Dos in Columbus.

  • Grand Funk Railroad
  • Old Crow Medicine Show
  • Ohio Buckeye Sweepstakes Horse Show

Tourist Attractions

  • The Value City Arena at the Jerome Schottenstein Center
  • Kelton House Museum & Garden
  • World's Largest Gavel

Theatre & Concerts

  • Palace Theater
  • Funny Bone Comedy Club
  • The Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Dinner Show

Visit Top Restaurants in Columbus

  • The Melting Pot
  • Mitchell's Ocean Club
  • The Refectory Restaurant & Bistro

Top Shopping Centers in Columbus

  • Statehouse Museum Shop
  • Heritage Square Antique Mall
  • Polaris Fashion Place

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Wagner-Hagans Auto Museum
  • Short North Arts District
  • Whetstone Park / Park of Roses

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Blackened Snapper With Jalapeño Bread – Mitchell's Ocean Club
  • White Chocolate Crème Brûlée – The Melting Pot
  • Filet Mignon (Perfectly Cooked with an interesting Cardamom Sauce) – The Refectory Restaurant & Bistro

Sports Club

Home for Columbus Blue Jackets (National Hockey League) and Columbus Crew SC (Major League Soccer) 

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: $2.06 / 0.33 liter
  • Taxi: $3.00 (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): $ 1,169.94
  • Cheap meal: $12.00
  • Gasoline: $0.59 / liter
  • 3 course meal: $42.00