Destination guide

The riverside setting of Columbus is ready to explore

The area's museums and entertainment are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Columbus. This welcoming city is known for its shopping, restaurants and riverfront. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Columbus

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Columbus is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Heath Park (3.3 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Rigdon Park (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Columbus

Fly into Columbus, GA (CSG-Columbus Metropolitan), the closest airport, located 3.4 mi (5.5 km) from the city center.

Can I find a vacation rental around Columbus?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 101 vacation rentals near Columbus. From 52 Houses to 32 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Columbus for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Columbus?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Columbus. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Peachtree Mall: 63 vacation rentals
  • Columbus State University: 63 vacation rentals
  • Coca-Cola Space Science Center: 61 vacation rentals
  • Heath Park: 64 vacation rentals
  • Rigdon Park: 61 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in Columbus?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 52 Houses in Columbus. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Columbus include:

  • Cabins: 32 rentals available
  • Cottages: 32 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 32 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Columbus?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 30 vacation rentals with pool available in Columbus. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.