Need a gift idea for a friend, family member or coworker? The Experience Columbus visitor centers have many unique gifts that appeal to all types of people:

Fitness Fanatic

Help your active friends work out in style while paying homage to their favorite local pizzeria with a Will run for Donatos tank. It pairs perfectly with a #lifeincbus water bottle to keep them hydrated during their run…to Donatos.

Will run for Donatos tee

Life in Cbus water bottle***

OSU Diehard

buckeye themed visitor center merchandiseIf you need a gift for an old school Buckeye fan, the Griffin Hollow bottle opener or Buckeye ornament are just for you! Made from Ohio Stadium's former wooden bleachers, their products are sustainable and literal pieces of Buckeye history. Essential to any OSU gift pack are the famed Anthony Thomas Buckeyes. They also help you explain what the heck a Buckeye is to out of towners.

Griffin Hollow Ohio Stadium bleacher bottle opener

Griffin Hollow Buckeye ornament

Anthony Thomas Buckeye candie

Columbus Champion

Ohio merchandise in visitor centersWe all have that friend who is the unofficial mayor of the city. Help them show off their pride in style with a Columbus ball cap, Red Giraffe Designs Ohio necklace or a State of Devotion Ohio link tee. Give the gift of a local shopping spree with a Made in Cbus Trail guide. When they shop at least 4 local businesses in the guide, they'll receive with an exclusive Made In Cbus tshirt to commemorate the trail!

Columbus ball cap

Made in Cbus Trail guide

The Columbus Ohio Coloring and Activity Book Part II by Katie Barron

State of Devotion Tee

RGD Ohio necklace


Animal Lover

animal merchandise at ec visitor centersIf you need an inanimate gift for an animal lover, we have several items from pushes to postcards from The Columbus Zoo. The food bowl keeps pups nourished and serves as a gentle reminder to check the website for dog friendly events all over the city.

Columbus Zoo plush

Columbus Zoo ornament

Columbus Zoo magnet

Columbus Zoo postcard

Dogs in Cbus food bowl

Caffeine Fiend

Coffee Merchandise at Visitor CentersFor someone who always has a cup of coffee in their hand, they can now show off their love of coffee and Columbus with the Columbus coffee tumblr. Pickup a Columbus Coffee Experience Trail guide to get them to explore all the great local coffee shops in the city. After they visit a minimum of 4 locations, they will be rewarded with a free Coffee Experience tshirt! Make a gift set by adding a branded Coffee Experience mug or Coffee Experience candle.

Columbus to-go mug

Coffee Experience Trail Guide

Coffee Experience Candle

Coffee Experience Mug

Your Foodie Friend

foodie giftsWhether you need a gift for an Elite Yelper or someone new to the area, we have plenty of items for foodies. The Dine Originals card deck features $10 coupons to every Dine Originals restaurant plus area attractions. For the culinary inclined, the North Market Cookbook has recipes and stories hailing from Columbus' favorite market. Krema Nut Co. snacks are ALWAYS a big hit! Come in and grab some of their Championship Mix or Buckeye Crunch.

Dine Originals Deck

Krema Nut Co. Championship Mix

Krema Nut Co. Buckeye Crunch

North Market Cookbook: Recipes and Stories from Columbus, Ohio’s Historic Public Market by Michael Turback

Local Bar-fly

drinks merchandise at experience columbus visitor centersGet the gift for the friends who can say the term "Mixologist" with a straight face or have been making beer before it was cool. We have a variety of glassware from Ohio rocks glasses to Columbus skyline beer steins to Columbus flasks. For winos, we have custom neighborhood map wine stoppers as well as a wood burned Ohio wine glass holder.

Columbus Ale Trail Guide

Ohio Wine Glass

Wine Holder

Wine stopper

Pint Glass

 Ale Trail Candle

Looking for a gift ASAP that isn't a gift card? Now you can buy tickets to local tours and activities on Experience Columbus' website! Choose an activity, select the date and pay with a credit or debit card. It's easy to do and you'll be giving the gift of a fun unique experience they'll always remember!