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Columbus Under $10

No matter your budget, Columbus offers plenty of things to do, see and eat! We’ve rounded up some favorite activities, from tours to games, coffee to movies, all for under $10. Set a new high score at local barcades Nostalgia runs deep at local…

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10 Columbus Dishes You Have to Try

Last year we detailed 10 Columbus dishes to try, and now we’re here to suggest 10 more. If you’ve never had these signature Columbus eats, it’s time to explore! 1. Salty Caramel ice cream at Jeni’s You could say Jeni’s ice cream is one of Columbus’…

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5 Columbus Moments Your Family Will Love

Columbus is full of experiences that kids of all ages are sure to love. Here are 5 of our favorites. 1. Feeding a giraffe at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium’s Heart of Africa exhibit. This is a brand-new chance to get up close and personal with the…

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The Spiciest Foods in Columbus

It may be winter, but menus all over Columbus are heating up with some of the spiciest foods around. If you're a chili-head, here's your plan for a fiery trip. Hot Sauce - We take hot sauce seriously around here. CaJohn's makes some of the most…

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Holiday Shopping Guide: 5 Great Gifts for Foodies

This post is written by Maggie Mecklenborg, public relations intern for Experience Columbus. You can follow her on Twitter @MaggieMeck . Tavern Vinegar - Tavern Vinegar Co. is a new Columbus-based artisan vinegar business and a joint venture between…

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More Ways to Love Coffee in Columbus

It's Coffee Week! All week long, we're blogging about the booming Columbus coffee scene and what it means for visitors. Check out our new video all about coffee here, and once you're ready to visit, start out with this great coffee-centric itinerary…

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Ice Cream Sunday: A Sweet Trip Idea

Nothing says vacation more than ice cream -- so why not plan a whole trip around it? Columbus is America's best ice cream city. Jeni's is famous world-wide for great flavors, and there are many more spots around the city to grab an excellent sundae…

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Dessert First in Columbus

When you're on vacation, you tend not to worry too much about being unconventional. Is there really a good reason not to start your meal off with dessert? Or have two desserts? Or just skip the meal altogether and feast on some of the best sweet…

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Holiday Gift Guide - Shopping for Foodies

There's no doubt about it - Columbus is a foodie destination. If you've got a foodie in your life, there are lots of ways to share the Columbus Food Scene this holiday season. Columbus Food Adventures - These tours are the perfect introduction into…

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