Spring is finally here and the sun is shining, which means it’s the perfect time to turn off your laptop, step away from the office and enjoy a few days in the city. Whether you’re craving a sunset dinner on a patio, a relaxing day at the spa, or a little spring cleaning and redecorating, there are a wide variety of options right here in Columbus.

We’ve rounded up a list of the hottest spring break essential items, locales and activities from local Columbus businesses.

Salons and Spas | Sweet Treats | Home Cleaning + Decorating | Shopping | Patios | Outdoor Activities | Hotels

Treat Yourself

Is there anything better than a day at the spa? We certainly don’t think so. As the weather gets warmer, show yourself some love for having persevered through the last year at one of these local salons/spas.

Mukha Spa in the Short North Arts District.



Something Sweet and Refreshing

Warm days call for cool treats, like ice cream, smoothies or a chilled glass of white wine with a fresh charcuterie spread. Try one of these delicious, local options to satisfy your tastebuds.

Jeni's at Easton Town Center



Spring Cleaning and Home Décor

The spring season is all about fresh, clean beginnings. If your space needs a little TLC, brighten it up with locally hand-crafted products. From candles and essential oils to plants and home décor, it’s amazing how far a few small changes can go!

Colorful soaps from Glenn Avenue Soap Company



Shop 'Til You Drop

Spring is the perfect time for a wardrobe overhaul. Treat yourself to some new clothes, books and accessories from local boutiques.

Dangling pendant necklaces featuring multicolored stones and metals



Can't Miss Patios

Temperatures are rising and patios are open! From skyline views to local brews, these patios are some of the best in the city. Grab your friends and head out to happy hour this spring!

Goodale Station, one of Columbus' newest rooftop bars and restaurants is located in the Canopy by Hilton Columbus Downtown Short North and offers great views and cocktails with a fantastic menu.



Explore the Outdoors

If your body is craving some fresh air and Vitamin D, you’re not alone. Don’t let the sunshine and warm weather pass you by without getting outside. Columbus has so many parks, trails and outdoor activities for you to explore.




Explore more outdoor activities here


No staycation is complete without accommodations and Columbus is home to unique properties ready to help you relax and unwind. 

Family getaway at The Graduate Hotel in Columbus