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Experience Columbus Blog

Your Shopping Guide to Columbus

This post is written by Casey Brown, sales and development coordinator for Experience Columbus. You can follow her on Twitter @CbusCasey. Fall fashion season is right around the corner, and it's time to start thinking about back-to-school shopping as…

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What to do with 1, 2 or 3 Hours in Columbus

This post is written by Hannah Henthorne, convention services assistant for Experience Columbus. Have a couple hours to spare in Downtown Columbus? Worried that your own two feet can’t compete with that malevolent minute hand as it spins around your…

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4 Ways to Explore Columbus' Neighborhoods

Wherever you stay near downtown, you're only a short walk or ride from a vibrant neighborhood to explore. The proximity of these places makes getting up and wandering a perfectly good option for seeing the city, but if you want a little more…

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The Short North's Best Happy Hours

This post is written by Nick Dekker, blogger at Breakfast with Nick and author of a book all about breakfast in Columbus. You can follow him on Twitter @BreakfastwNick. After a long day at work, it’s fun to escape for a drink or two with friends and…

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How to Plan the Perfect Bachelorette Party in Columbus

This post is written by Maggie Mecklenborg, membership services coordinator for Experience Columbus. You can follow her on Twitter @MaggieMeck. I can hear the bells. It’s wedding season everyone! And you know what that means, bachelorette parties…

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Our Favorite Hidden Gem Streets in 5 Columbus Neighborhoods

Chances are, if you're at all familiar with Columbus, you know that High Street is the main artery that connects the city, north to south. You really can spend a whole weekend exploring just this one street. It's super easy, and the totally free CBUS…

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Start Your Day with Breakfast in the Short North

This post is written by Nick Dekker, blogger at Breakfast with Nick and author of a book all about breakfast in Columbus. You can follow him on Twitter @BreakfastwNick. The Short North Arts District is an excellent entryway for exploring Columbus…

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3 New Date Night Ideas for Columbus

This post is written by Maggie Mecklenborg, membership services coordinator for Experience Columbus. You can follow her on Twitter @MaggieMeck. February is almost here, which means Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. Don’t settle for just a…

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Why Creative Types Love Columbus

Columbus' unabashed creative spirit is found in every corner of the city. It's been attracting artists for over 200 years now, and all this creativity has led to some awesome galleries, museums and exhibits. Here are some of our favorite creative…

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5 Great Short North Happy Hours

This post is written by Maggie Mecklenborg, public relations and sales intern for Experience Columbus. You can follow her on Twitter @MaggieMeck. Is it 5 o’clock yet? After a long day at work it’s time to head over to your favorite Short North spot…

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