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Plan Your Next Reunion in Columbus!

Want to make your family reunion the best ever? Don’t miss Experience Columbus’ free Reunion Planning Seminar at LA Catering on Oct. 3. You’ll get tips from genealogist/family historian Gayle Dowdell Wilson on how to make your reunion run smoothly and how to create memories your family will treasure for years to come. Get answers [...]

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10 Columbus Dishes You Have to Try

Last year we detailed 10 Columbus dishes to try, and now we’re here to suggest 10 more. If you’ve never had these signature Columbus eats, it’s time to explore! 1. Salty Caramel ice cream at Jeni’s You could say Jeni’s ice cream is one of Columbus’ chief exports. The hometown ice cream shop has expanded [...]


4 Peaceful Public Gardens Around Columbus

This post is written by Hannah Henthorne, convention services assistant for Experience Columbus. As the metropolitan hub of Ohio, Columbus undoubtedly has awesome architecture and a plethora of pavement. But it is also home to many public gardens, green spaces and parks – all of which provide locals and visitors with a space to stretch [...]

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What to do with 1, 2 or 3 Hours in Columbus

This post is written by Hannah Henthorne, convention services assistant for Experience Columbus. Have a couple hours to spare in Downtown Columbus? Worried that your own two feet can’t compete with that malevolent minute hand as it spins around your watch? Take home an experience in Columbus to brag about. The following is a suggested [...]


Dining Destinations to Pair with COSI, the Zoo, and the Wexner Center

This post is written by Nick Dekker, blogger at Breakfast with Nick and author of a book all about breakfast in Columbus. You can follow him on Twitter @BreakfastwNick. Whenever you’re planning an outing to one of the city’s landmarks, it’s great to make a full day of the experience. Here are some spots to [...]

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Food Network Picks Los Guachos as #3 Tacos in America

We were delighted last week to see that the Food Network’s new show, Top 5, selected Columbus’ own Los Guachos Taqueria as the purveyor of one of the five best tacos in America! We’ve loved this spot for a long time, and we’re excited that these delicious tacos al pastor got the praise they deserve. [...]

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The Best of Summer with Kids in Columbus

In no particular order: Feeding Romaine lettuce to an eager giraffe (and its 18-inch-long purple tongue) at the Columbus Zoo Strolling up to the window at the tiny Jeni’s Ice Creams shop in German Village, ordering extra sprinkles and holding a sticky hand while exploring Schiller Park Floating in the lazy river at Zoombezi Bay, [...]

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4 Ways to Explore Columbus’ Neighborhoods

Wherever you stay near downtown, you’re only a short walk or ride from a vibrant neighborhood to explore. The proximity of these places makes getting up and wandering a perfectly good option for seeing the city, but if you want a little more information or want to work toward a goal, we’ve got a bunch [...]