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Things to Do in Columbus on a Snow Day

It’s time to break out your sleds (or baking sheets, or cafeteria trays, or trash can lids…) and your winter hiking shoes. Our list below includes sledding hills, indoor activities for kids at local Nature Centers, guided hikes, and other cool things…

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Picturesque Picnic Spots in Columbus

Dinner and a show might not be on the docket yet for many of you, but that doesn’t mean you have to forgo a great atmosphere for your meal. Though Columbus is the largest and fastest-growing city in the state, it still manages to offer 253 acres of…

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Accessible Parks in Columbus

Whether to get exercise, meet friends, have a picnic, go fishing, or getaway to relax, parks have a way of rejuvenating the spirit. Columbus has a wide variety of accessible parks located throughout central Ohio. Features include accessible parking…

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10 Columbus Metro Parks to Explore This Summer

There’s no better time of year to get outside and stretch your legs! Columbus is very fortunate to have more than 20 metro parks and greenways, representing 28,000 acres of land with 230 miles of trails and 20 natural play areas. This year, the…

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Winter Hikes Around Columbus

Just because there’s a bite in the air doesn’t mean you can’t go outside, right? Autumn and early winter weather are still terrific for hiking many of central Ohio’s parks, where you can enjoy some fresh air, connect with friends and family, and…

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Exploring Hocking Hills: A Columbus Day Trip

Looking to soak up some great outdoors during your Columbus visit? There are natural wonders right in the Capital City’s backyard. Hocking Hills, located just 45 minutes southeast of Columbus, is one of the most scenic spots in the state and includes…

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