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 on the cheap. We're giving you 1/2 off prices to some amazing attractions, America's #1 Zoo , #1 Science Center and the only museum ever to host such a comprehensive display of Annie Liebovitz's photography.

Experience Columbus Days! Oct. 5-8, 2012

We're offering you 25% off your food bill at some of the best restaurants in the constellation of awesome that is the Columbus Food Scene .

If you haven't been to Columbus before, or you haven't been in a while (If you haven't been here in five years, it's a whole new city) this is our Groupon for you. Come, have fun, eat well. We know that once you get a taste, you'll be back.

To take advantage of these once-a-year deals, simply print out or download this flier and present it (on your smartphone or old-school paper) at each participating attraction or restaurant.

Experience Columbus Days! Oct. 5-8, 2012

To sweeten the deal, we're doing a pin-it-to-win-it contest for our Pinterest followers! (Are you not following us yet? Get over here and do it for some travel inspirations and tons of reasons to love Columbus.) Simply go to this pin, and repin it. The winner gets a two-night stay at a Columbus Drury Inn as well as 4 tickets to the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium and COSI, and $30 in North Market gift cards! Feel free to add a comment about what you're most excited about doing during Experience Columbus Days. The contest ends at noon on Oct. 1. The prize package can be used up to the end of the year, but we're pretty sure the winner will want to visit during Experience Columbus Days!