These mini vacations offer big fun on a tight timetable. We've rounded up choices all around the country, so a fabulous vacation is always right around the corner, even if you only have a day or two.

Why you’ll love Columbus: Located within a day’s drive of nearly half of the U.S. population, Columbus, Ohio is known as “The Hippest City in the Midwest” with a variety of can’t miss activities and attractions from visiting the Columbus Museum of Art to walking the Scioto Mile and perusing the boutiques and galleries of the Short North Arts District.