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The Oldest ____ in Columbus

Columbus celebrated its 200th birthday in 2012 – there is a lot of history here right under your nose! Here are a few of our oldest attractions to scope out next time you visit. Neighborhood: Franklinton When you think about historic neighborhoods in Columbus, we wouldn’t fault you if German Village and its mid-1800s brick [...]

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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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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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10 Can’t-Miss Family Attractions in Columbus

Columbus has a variety of top-ranked attractions you won’t want your family to miss. Here are our suggestions for where to start. You can always find more ideas at ExperienceColumbus.com. 1. Visit America’s #1 zoo. See why the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium and its famous director emeritus “Jungle Jack” Hanna have a worldwide reputation. 2. [...]

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2012: A Very Good Year in Columbus!

I hope you rung in the New Year in style! The start of a new year is always a great time to reflect on the outgoing year, and boy was 2012 a great one to visit Columbus! 2012 will always be a milestone in Columbus history – after all, we celebrated our bicentennial all year [...]

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Visit and Save! Experience Columbus Days are Oct. 5-8!

By now, we hope you know that fall is a great time to visit Columbus . Every year, we team up with our awesome attraction partners and the culinary genii at Columbus Dine Originals to put on Experience Columbus Days . What this means for you is that Oct. 5-8 is your chance to visit [...]

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Roar and Explore in Columbus

This post is written by Anthony Cordo, visitor services manager, at Experience Columbus. __________________________ We’ve got a three-day vacation package for your entire family to check out the hottest attractions in Columbus; all starting at $375 for a family of four. Day 1 Play at COSI , the number one science center in the nation. [...]

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Polar Frontier opens at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

Checking out the polar bears The highly anticipated Polar Frontier attraction at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium opened last month. I have been to many zoos and animal parks across the country, and I can honestly say this is the coolest exhibit I have ever seen. Polar Frontier represents a long-abandoned mining town in the [...]