Columbus Metro Area Guide

While searching for an apartment to rent in Columbus, OH it is a good idea to take the time to explore the city. As the capital and largest city in Ohio, Columbus has something to offer everyone and is sure to have something to interest you.

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One of Columbus’ most interesting attractions is the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. With Jack Hanna as a director, the zoo and aquarium have become world renowned. The Zoo includes Zoombezi Bay an amusement and water park. Another outdoor site of interest is the Inniswood Metro Gardens, which are a collection of public gardens throughout the city. The Franklin Park Conservatory is an extensive botanical garden. Whetstone Park is home to the Park of Roses, Chadwick Arboretum, and Big Darby Creek offering outdoor spaces for residents and visitors to enjoy.

Columbus is also home to an array of museums that you will want to take the time to visit. Notable museums in the area include the Columbus Museum of Art, the Wexner Center for the Arts, and the Jack Nicklaus Museum. The Ohio Historic Center is a replica of a civil war village and the Kelton House Museum and Garden is devoted to displaying Victorian Life.

Performing arts are abundantly available in the Columbus area. The Columbus Symphony Orchestra, Opera Columbus, Ballet Met Columbus, Columbus Children’s Theatre, Shadowbox Cabaret, and Columbus Jazz Orchestra are all available in the Columbus area. The Lincoln Theatre, King Arts Complex, the Palace Theatre and the Southern Theatre are all popular performing arts venues.

Sports entertainment is readily available in the Columbus Area. The NHL’s Columbus Blue Jays compete at Nationwide Arena, while MLS’s Columbus Crew play at the Columbus Crew Stadium. The Columbus Clippers, the AAA club of the Cleveland Indians play at Huntington Park. Columbus is also home to the Columbus Motor Speedway.

Along with zoos, parks, museums, professional sports teams and more, there are also tons of beautiful Columbus apartments available as well. Whether you are eager to live in a booming metropolis or relax in a quaint suburb, Columbus has something for everyone. If you haven’t narrowed down your apartment search to a specific city or neighborhood within the greater Columbus area, our Area Guides and Neighborhood Reviews will certainly point you in the right direction. Choose from the cities below to learn about their living style, demographics and neighborhoods. Once you find the right area to suit your needs, finding an apartment will be easy.

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Here is the average rent in the Columbus Metro area for a Studio, 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom, and 3 bedroom apartment.