Roar and Explore

Treat Your Family to a Roar and Explore Getaway!

Looking to get in one more fun summer family getaway? We’ve made it really easy – and affordable! Take your family to see the hottest Columbus attractions this summer for one affordable price. The Roar & Explore Adventure Package includes four tickets to three different attractions and a two-night hotel stay, starting at $407! Stay [...]

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How to Plan the Perfect Bachelorette Party in Columbus

This post is written by Maggie Mecklenborg, membership services coordinator for Experience Columbus. You can follow her on Twitter @MaggieMeck. I can hear the bells. It’s wedding season everyone! And you know what that means, bachelorette parties galore! Here are some Columbus-inspired bachelorette party game plans that will please everyone in the group and most [...]

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A Columbus Festival for Every Summer 2015 Weekend

Columbus has a great festival in store for you every single weekend this summer. So pick your favorite weekend and take that trip – no excuses. June 19-21 Creekside Blues and Jazz Festival, Gahanna Great music, local drinks and a great kids area. Tips here. June 20-21 Pride Festival, Goodale Park/Short North/Downtown More than 300,000 [...]

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Our Favorite Hidden Gem Streets in 5 Columbus Neighborhoods

Chances are, if you’re at all familiar with Columbus, you know that High Street is the main artery that connects the city, north to south. You really can spend a whole weekend exploring just this one street. It’s super easy, and the totally free CBUS Downtown Circulator makes it even more convenient to explore this [...]



African Restaurants in Columbus

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. Columbus offers no shortage of world cuisines to explore, and we’d like to highlight some African eateries making a big impact on the community. Our city [...]


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See Country Music’s Biggest Stars in Ohio Stadium!

To complement the city’s dynamic local music scene, Columbus hosts a variety of large-scale music festivals throughout the year. This summer, Buckeye Country Superfest will take over the mammoth Ohio Stadium June 20-21 hosting nearly a dozen big country music names, including Blake Shelton, Kenny Chesney, Keith Urban and Columbus natives Rascal Flatts. Ohio State [...]


5 Reasons Why the Creekside Blues & Jazz Festival Needs to Be Part of Your June

On June 19-21, Gahanna Convention & Visitors Bureau will welcome an estimated 35,000 people (more than the population of Gahanna!) to the 17th annual Creekside Blues & Jazz Festival (CBJF) to take in 55 bands on 5 stages, performing 90 hours of Ohio’s BEST live blues and jazz. And that’s just the beginning. Add in [...]