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10 Ways to Enjoy Columbus during Origins Game Fair

Origins Game Fair, June 11-15, 2014 at the Great Columbus Convention Center, is an annual extravaganza of games of all kinds! Whether you’ve never been before or are a veteran, we’ve partnered with Origins to give you 10 reasons Origins and Columbus are the destination for you. 1. Monster Factory and Costume Contest at Origins [...]

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5 Places in Central Ohio to Experience Native American History

Between 1000 B.C. and 1700, Central Ohio was the nexus of many groups of Native American cultures that today we call the Moundbuilders. The history of the Adena, Hopewell and Fort Ancient people is often overlooked, but there are still many sites around Columbus that offer a glimpse of these cultures. Here are five destinations [...]


5 Columbus Moments Your Family Will Love

Columbus is full of experiences that kids of all ages are sure to love. Here are 5 of our favorites. 1. Feeding a giraffe at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium’s Heart of Africa exhibit. This is a brand-new chance to get up close and personal with the tallest animals on earth. With 11 giraffes on [...]

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Dive into Zoombezi Bay This Summer

Summer is coming and that means kids everywhere will be rushing to the pool. Zoombezi Bay, the extraordinarily fun water park at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, offers the ultimate in fun – with water slides, water coasters, wave pools, a lazy river, carnival rides and much more! New this year is Baboon Lagoon – [...]

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Sherlock Holmes Heats Up Your Summer at COSI

It’s getting close to summer vacation for school kids everywhere, and Columbus is filled with great opportunity for fun. COSI, the Center of Science and Industry, is consistently ranked among the best science museums in the nation, and with special exhibitions like it’s current one, it’s getting even better! The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes puts you [...]


Columbus Zoo Welcomes Heart of Africa

This post is written by Sandi Matgouranis, marketing coordinator for Experience Columbus. You can follow her on Twitter @Sandi_ExpCols. Ever wonder what it would be like to feed a giraffe? Or ride a camel? Well you can soon do that in Columbus! One of the most anticipated new things to experience this summer is Heart [...]

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Treat Your Family to a Roar and Explore Getaway!

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 $411! Stay at Drury Inn & Suites, the preferred hotel, and enjoy special amenities, like free hot food – morning [...]

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3 Date Ideas for German Village

You might know German Village for its historic architecture. But to overlook its food scene (it’s home to some of the best restaurants in the city) is a huge mistake. We’ve put together three date ideas for this great neighborhood. The Day-Date: Not all dates have to start at dinner. Begin with breakfast at Skillet, [...]