Franklin County is Ohio’s most heavily populated county, housing about 1.3 million people in 2019. Anyone who needs a tranquil place to unwind in this urban county is likely to find himself chilling at Great Miami Riverway, a 99-mi (159-km) river that boasts scenic trails. You can paddle through the rapids, bike under wooded trails, or skate on paved roads. Ohio’s capital, Columbus, occupies a large portion of Franklin County. When in Columbus, take the opportunity to visit Ohio’s best-kept urban attractions including Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, Ohio Statehouse, Topiary Park, and Center of Science and Industry. Your day may get busy, especially when on business, so choose your accommodation well for comfort. Check out our list of 10 best vacation rentals in Franklin County, Ohio.
This Easton house is as neat as it is dashing! The tile patterns in the two bathrooms and the thoughtful details of the three bedrooms are easy on the eyes. Such a design creates a sophisticated ambiance for a house that fits not 5 nor 10, but 14 people. Above all, its doors are widely open for pets. It has an organized, fully equipped kitchen for cooking big meals. You can also dine out in the nearby Easton Town Center, a premier shopping center, where you find restaurants of different cuisines.
EASTON TOWNE CENTER 4 bed, 2 full bath home w/ big yard
Top guest reviewsthe beds were super comfortablethis property is clean and welcomingRead more reviewsgreat location near eastonothers might really like that it is part of a close neighborhood
This beautiful two-bedroom vacation rental for six features a full kitchen, an open-design lounge, and a fitness center. Students find this Knolls West duplex ideal as it sits a few minutes away from Ohio State University. Plus, it is an end unit in a peaceful neighborhood. Interested vacationing families, professionals, and cliques are welcome, too.
Quiet culdesac unit just north of campus
Top guest reviews
Host:matt was a great host with the property being as advertised and plus morethe owner matthew is very responsive and really cares about your stay and the quality of his propertyRead more reviewsbridge park is a definite must-see for walking and fine dining and drinks
This newly constructed house is chic and quiet. The peaceful Hilliard neighborhood is an ideal location for jogging, walking, and even working. You and your partner get to occupy a spacious and stylish bedroom with a private bathroom and a dedicated workspace, allowing you to work on the sideline while you explore different Ohio attractions. Your host provides breakfasts, so you do not need to worry about cooking your first meal of the day.
Fabously house in a great, quiet neighborhoodHilliard, Ohio, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe space was sparkling clean and spaciousmy stay was absolutely perfect clean and beautiful homeclean comfortable with the little extras that made our stay wonderfulsparkling clean and lovely home and familyit was very spacious very modern spotless private and access was very simple yet safe and easy
Host:janeth was an amazing hostRead more reviewsdowntown hilliard was close by and made for a fun evening outthis home is absolutely stunning and is located in a new and very quiet neighborhoodreally nice place and every tv/streaming option toogreat place to stay if you happen to need accommodations on columbus' west side
This modern and stylish vacation rental accommodates six people, perfect for friends wanting to experience Grove City’s exciting nightlife or families wishing to explore museums, art exhibits, and zoos. The house has three bedrooms, a private bath, a chic lounge, and a fully functional kitchen. The pastel-colored interiors of the house will be your refuge after your full day of city escapades.
Grove City GetawayUrbancrest, Ohio, United States
Top guest reviewsair blows great wifi goodcomfortable beds and great wifibeds very comfortable and home well appointed with all expected appliances and amenitiesbeautiful space and very comfortable bedsultimately we decided that we just didn’t feel safe & comfortable staying therenice and clean felt safe and there was great communicationthe place was clean enoughsparkling clean and wonderfully refurbished insidethis airbnb was clean spacious and charmingclean and cozy exactly what we were looking for
Host:i appreciate their swift & kind responseshost was super kind and professionalgreat home hosts were extremely nice and accommodatinggreat host and i extended two additional nightsresponsive and accessible hostsRead more reviewsnice house in a quiet neighborhood and close to the highwaythe place is super convenient to shopping and attractionsso cute and 100% redone when you walk inside great walking path behind the housevery close to the highway but also off the main road so nice and quieteasy to check in and check out great place for the price
Fully furnished, elegant, safe, and spacious with a total area of 1260 sq ft (117 sq m)—what more can you ask of this family-friendly condominium for nine? It is conveniently near restaurants, shops, grocery stores, theaters, casinos, and other commercial establishments. You are also a few minutes away from Ohio State University, Nationwide Arena, The Mall at Tuttle Crossing, and other urban attractions. Despite its proximity to exciting city destinations, the neighborhood is quiet. To keep you busy on slow Sundays, you get access to a community pool and a fitness center.
Cozy Family Friendly Two Bedroom Condo
Top guest reviewsoutstanding price and amenities comfortable space to staybeautiful condo immaculate and filled with little touches and amenities to make the stay comfortable and pleasantvery clean and well keptspacious clean condo with a great spacethis place was amazing it smelled great and was spotlessvery nice place - clean comfortable and spaciousit was very clean and comfy for our family of 5
Host:host is super responsive to any questions or concernsthe host canceled this reservation 143 days before arrivalwe wish all the hosts will treat their guests like mistymisty has a beautiful home and was a wonderful hostRead more reviewswe had a wonderful stay great value place is clean location is awesome close to everything we need
This 4-bedroom contemporary house is perfect for large groups, accommodating up to 16 people. It is fully equipped and has several seating options. Eat meals in the formal dining room or sip coffee on the deck with the grassy yard as the backdrop. The lounge is spacious enough to entertain the whole lot. You will not feel cramped up in any way in this spotlessly clean and homey house in Columbus.
Huge New 4BR/2.5BA home w/ big back yard and deck
Top guest reviewsthe house was in great shape and had more than enough roomsoocozy and comfywith beds and pillows as soft as feathers and easily lulls you to sleepRead more reviews
Host:the owner was kind and responsive and easy to work with
This beautiful vacation rental in Columbus fits 12 guests comfortably in a 2000-sq ft (186-sq m) floor space. It is fully furnished and features four bedrooms and two-and-a-half baths. The property is inside a luxurious Italian village in Short North, conveniently close to Columbus Convention Center and OSU Stadium. Downtown main attractions are well within 2.2-mi (3.5-km) radius, too. The house with a landscaped garden is so gorgeous that sometimes guests use it as an events place for weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, and other special occasions.
Great House in Perfect Location, Short North, 4 BD, 2.5BA 2100sqft- RoweRentals
Top guest reviewsthe house is clean the furniture is comfortable and we had everything we needed for a family getawaythe beds were comfortable and the kitchen was outstandingthis property was exactly as pictured and cleanperfect location plenty of space comfy beds and super cleanclean and spacious somewhat of a busy street but great access to the short north i'd book here again
Host:the owners were incredibly responsive to all our requests and needsthe only reason i ranked it very good was out of the owners controlthe beds were comfortable communication with the manager was quick and friendlythank you for hosting our group the house is exactly as described in the listingRead more reviewsproperty and location were both idealperfect location for walking to high streethouse was perfect close to everything and super cozythe location is great and it is only two blocks to the short north neighborhood of high streetlocation was great cool vibe and clean
This one-bedroom house for two will keep you fit and active while on vacation. By foot, you are only minutes away from the scenic Hayden Run Falls Park and Scioto River and about 15 to 20 minutes from the center of Columbus. Somewhere within walking distance are nature trails, perfect for early morning runs or late afternoon walks. This fully furnished vacation rental even has a fitness center in the basement.
Contemporary Private Room and Bath, Hilliard, OhioSuperhost
Top guest reviewsit was a very pleasant stay and howard made us very comfortablehoward provided a pristine place and one of our most comfortable stayswith a beautiful home and room to stay ineverything was very cleannice safe area clean and quiet placenice and clean place and very pleasant environmentthe place was very cleanthe house was clean and nice with a comfortable bed
Host:howard was a wonderful hosthoward was a great hosthoward is a wonderful host made us feel right at homethanks for being a great hosthoward is a great hostRead more reviewsgreat location beautiful house- very safe neighborhoodconvenient location at a great pricegreat value and locationhoward's place is an easy 5 starhoward’s place is in a nice walkable neighborhood
Are you looking for a fully equipped vacation rental for four in Columbus? This house with a comfortable lounge, a private bathroom, and a furnished kitchen is one of your best choices. Long-term guests of this warmly decorated house can cook meals and thus save money. Moreover, the property stands near Interstate 270, a metropolitan freeway, and Interstate 71, a highway that exits Columbus to cities in the north. If you intend to explore the city and its neighboring destinations by car, book this homey vacation rental.
Private Room and Bathroom.Superhost
Top guest reviewsthe accommodations here allow for sleeping lounging and privacy with all the necessities needed to be comfortableyou have the basement all to yourself with a private bathroom and everything is sparkling cleanbed very comfortable and bigeverything was very clean quiet and privatethe house is very clean and quietthe place is nice and clean to begin withthe space is clean sheets towels & soap are providedeverything worked and was clean
Host:the hosts were kind and hospitablethe hosts are amazing friendlythe hosts were very kind and politethe hosts were so hospitable and friendlythey make you feel at home and very friendly coupleRead more reviewsperfect place to visit otterbein universityeasy access to the freeway and a perfect location to get any where within 15-20 minuteschuan en's place was great for the pricevery nice people and great locationi had a great stay chuan’s place
The historic Grove City is a lifestyle and business center with several restaurants, coffee shops, food markets, and boutiques. It is also conveniently near highways. You can stay at this cozy one-bedroom vacation rental for two which is only a few minutes’ walk to Grove City’s Town Center. The accommodation includes a private bath, an open-design kitchen, and a warm living room with a television. Your queen-sized bed features a memory foam mattress which helps you sleep better at night.
Grove City Home near Town CenterGrove City, Ohio, United States
Top guest reviewseverything is so perfect here super clean and new kitchen bathroom is very clean as well
Host:judy is a wonderful hostshe's very respecting of your privacy and is very accommodating to guests' requestsRead more reviewsclean and close to down town grove city
Keep yourselves cozy in Franklin County
Franklin County calls for a warm and cozy vacation, considering its urban profile. That said, you are better off staying at fully equipped vacation rentals that look and feel good. After all, the success of your trip - be it a leisure or business trip - depends on the quality of your vacation home and neighborhood. Here, we picked out the best vacation rentals in Franklin County, Ohio, hoping you will remember them on your next visit.
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