What to Do in Worthington, Ohio

Twenty minutes north of Columbus, you’ll find the suburb of Worthington, Ohio. It was settled in 1803 and named for former Ohio Governor Thomas Worthington.

What to Do in Worthington, Ohio

The Village Green is centered around the intersection of North High Street and West Dublin Granville Road, breaking the town into quadrants.

Northeastern Quadrant

Orange Johnson House: This Worthington landmark was built in 1811 by a comb-maker and is open for tours on Wednesdays and Sundays.

Ohio Railway MuseumLearn about railroads and locomotive artifacts, then enjoy a ride on a streetcar or passenger car.

Chiller Ice RinksThe indoor ice rinks are open year-round for ice hockey, figure skating, public skating and events.

Zaftig Brewing Company & TaproomThis craft brewery is located on Huntley Road. Their tap beers rotate weekly, and the food trucks offer a variety of good eats.

Anheuser-Busch BreweryTravel farther east and take a tour of the brewhouse capable of making 10 million barrels of beer.

Parks: Pingree ParkWilson Hill Park and McCord Park dot the northeastern portion of Worthington with picnic spots, basketball and tennis courts, a baseball diamond and playgrounds.

Southeastern Quadrant

Over the CounterThis restaurant puts a modern spin on the classic soda fountain diner. The menu features many appetizers, soups, salads, sandwiches and burgers.

Parks: Selby Park is a 4.7-acre green space with a playground and tot lot; East Granville Road Community Park is home to a nature area and woodland trails; Indianola Park is situated near active train tracks and has a soccer field, basketball court and tennis courts.

Southwestern Quadrant

La ChatelaineThe French bakery and bistro is open every day from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The cuisine includes Oeufs Benedict, Petit Déjeuner Français, croissants, tarts, macarons and cakes.

The Pub Out BackThis neighborhood hangout is open from 4 p.m. to 12 a.m. and boasts a quaint atmosphere and friendly service.

Highline CoffeeThe specialty coffee shop on North High Street has a variety of hot, iced and frozen beverages and joe-to-go cartons.

Pets at Antrim Park: Your furry friend can enjoy a day of play at this off-leash dog park. They can also go for a swim in Antrim Park Lake.

Northwestern Quadrant

Worthington MallDriver further north on North High Street to Worthington Mall, where you’ll find Pies & Pints, First Watch, Aladdin’s Eatery, Talbots and Kenneth’s Hair Salon.

Peggy R. McConnell Arts CenterAlso known as the MAC, this art center features digital and visual artwork, live performances and seasonal exhibits.

Olentangy River ParklandsThe Olentangy River borders the western edge of town, and the park is home to scenic views and lots of flora and fauna.

Jeffers MoundThis prehistoric burial mound is believed to have been built by the Hopewell Native Americans.

Golf courses: York Golf Club is an 18-hole course with beautiful grounds that are great for hosting events. Brookside Golf & Country Club has a lush course, tennis courts and a pool.

Seasonal Events

Worthington hosts festivals and activities all year, including:

Ardent Communities has several apartment communities in Worthington, Ohio, including Hayden ReserveHigh CrossLiberty HouseLincoln Pointe and Worthington WoodsConnect with us online to learn about community and apartment amenities.

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