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Experience Columbus Blog

Picturesque Picnic Spots in Columbus

Dinner and a show might not be on the docket yet for many of you, but that doesn’t mean you have to forgo a great atmosphere for your meal. Though Columbus is the largest and fastest growing city in the state, it still manages to offer 253 acres of…

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Downtown Columbus Running Routes

Columbus was recently named among the top 20 cities in the country for runners by SmartAsset, and in a typical year, there would be a race every weekend through downtown's streets. Now, most downtown workers have gone remote and all races have been…

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Celebrating National Dog Day in Columbus

Happy National Dog Day! Recognized internationally each year on Aug. 26, National Dog Day celebrates K-9s of all kinds and serves to bring recognition to the number of dogs that need to be rescued each year, either from shelters or rescues. This…

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Fishing is Fun for the Whole Family in Columbus

Fishing is one of the many outdoor activities that have become incredibly popular in recent months as folks look for new ways to safely get out of the house and get some fresh air. Though fish tend to hunker down in the heat of summer, river systems…

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Best Spots for Biking in Columbus

Did watching Pelotonia’s recent Legends LIVE! inspire you? Are you considering joining the annual ride next year when it re-convenes in person? Or, perhaps you’re just looking for a new activity that gets you out of the house as the weather begins to…

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Free Outdoor Fitness Classes in Columbus

As many gyms throughout the community remain closed, it can be hard to find intrinsic motivation to stay active in our homes. While Columbus has ample hiking trails and waterways for canoeing or kayaking, if you’re someone who craves competition to…

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Pelotonia Shifts Gears for 2020 Event

Columbus' Pelotonia is known for its event - often referred to as “Ride Weekend” - that takes place each August, bringing together over 10,000 participants to enjoy a weekend of cycling, entertainment and volunteerism. The Pelotonia community centers…

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Top Disc Golf Courses in Columbus

Disc golf is a popular game – sometimes also called “frolf” – that blends frisbee and traditional golf and has continually been gaining competitors in recent years. There is even a day that pays homage to the game - National Disc Golf Day -…

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