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Experience Columbus Blog

36 Hours in the Short North

Want to take a quick trip for the weekend? The Short North Arts District makes an excellent getaway. Here’s what I suggest you do with 36 hours in the neighborhood that’s known as the “art and soul” of Columbus. Day 1 Begin your morning with a…

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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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Perfect Plan for a Bachelorette Party in Columbus!

This post is written by Sandi Combs, marketing coordinator for Experience Columbus. You can follow her on Twitter @Sandi_ExpCols. A good friend of mine is getting married in just a couple of weeks, so of course we had to celebrate her upcoming…

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A Foodie Kid's Columbus Trip

This post is written by Steve-O, an 11-year-old kid from Pittsburgh. He recently visited Columbus with his mom, a travel blogger - we're delighted to share his story! Hello, my fellow travelers. My name is Steve-O. I just came back from Columbus…

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Trip Idea: Not Your Average Cup of Joe

Coffee is booming in Columbus. Everywhere you turn, there's a new roaster, a classic cafe with exacting standards or a barista who makes incredible latte art. You can get a taste for the whole scene this Saturday at the North Market Coffee Roast, or…

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Trip Idea: Culinary Adventure

Experience Columbus is excited to add a new feature to our website: A trip planner! We've given you some ideas to get started - from here you can modify our samples, add your own, add notes, print driving directions, share your plans with your travel…

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Cherbourg Bakery - Gluten-Free Goodness!

I've got a confession - I really love gluten. I know some people have medical issues gluten exacerbates, but it really does makes bread and baked goods taste good and gives them great texture! I recently learned, gluten-free does not have to mean…

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