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The Peninsula

Live and play at the forefront of the Scioto.

Where Culture and Community Converge

As the Scioto River makes its way through Downtown Columbus and the historic Franklinton neighborhood, the Peninsula continues its evolution as one of central Ohio’s premiere destinations.

Downtown’s newest official district, a cohesive merging of green spaces, arts, and nightlife, offers fantastic dining experiences, beautiful waterfront and skyline views, a multitude of places to play and gather with friends inside and outside, and ultramodern lodging, perfect for staycationers and visitors alike.

The culturally rich Peninsula is the embodiment of the creative, entrepreneurial, and communal spirit of progress that’s underway in the epicenter of Ohio’s capital city.



Get your green on

Take in the prime skyline views with a morning walk or bike (or even a kayak) along the Scioto Mile and Genoa Park. Swing on a bench or run wild at Dorrian Green just outside COSI.

Explore COSI

Ranked the #1 science museum in the country, a trip to the Peninsula isn't complete without visiting COSI, a massive space that's truly become part of Columbus' identity

Grab a bite

Head across the street to The Junto Hotel and grab a coffee and cow cookie at Maudine's Coffee Shop. If you're looking for a full meal, Little West Tavern is for you, with a full menu of wood-fired eats.

Head to the rooftop

Get some of the best views in the city at The Junto Hotel's Brass Eye restaurant and rooftop bar, with an expansive space for lounging, relaxing and taking in the sights.

How we got here & what's coming next.

In what was previously a parking lot, The Peninsula has quickly become a prime neighborhood for residents and outstanding destination alike.
And there's so much more coming.

Find out what's happening on The Peninsula.




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Dorrian Green

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Genoa Park

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