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Treat Your Family to a Roar and Explore Getaway!

Looking to get in one more fun summer family getaway? We've made it really easy - and affordable! Take your family to see the hottest Columbus attractions this summer for one affordable price. The Roar & Explore Adventure Package includes four…

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The Oldest ____ in Columbus

Columbus celebrated its 200th birthday in 2012 - there is a lot of history here right under your nose! Here are a few of our oldest attractions to scope out next time you visit. Neighborhood: Franklinton When you think about historic neighborhoods in…

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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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Columbus Zoo Welcomes Heart of Africa

This post is written by Sandi Matgouranis, marketing coordinator for Experience Columbus. You can follow her on Twitter @Sandi_ExpCols. Ever wonder what it would be like to feed a giraffe? Or ride a camel? Well you can soon do that in Columbus! One of…

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10 Can't-Miss Family Attractions in Columbus

Columbus has a variety of top-ranked attractions you won't want your family to miss. Here are our suggestions for where to start. You can always find more ideas at ExperienceColumbus.com. 1. Visit America's #1 zoo. See why the Columbus Zoo and…

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An Experience of a Lifetime at the Wilds

This post is written by Claudia Plumley, Marketing Manager for Experience Columbus. One of my bucket list items is going on an African safari and sleeping in a tent near the animals. After booking a night at a yurt at the Wilds, I feel like I can…

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2012: A Very Good Year in Columbus!

I hope you rung in the New Year in style! The start of a new year is always a great time to reflect on the outgoing year, and boy was 2012 a great one to visit Columbus! 2012 will always be a milestone in Columbus history - after all, we celebrated…

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Roar and Explore in Columbus

This post is written by Anthony Cordo, visitor services manager, at Experience Columbus. __________________________ We’ve got a three-day vacation package for your entire family to check out the hottest attractions in Columbus; all starting at $375…

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Polar Frontier opens at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

Checking out the polar bears The highly anticipated Polar Frontier attraction at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium opened last month. I have been to many zoos and animal parks across the country, and I can honestly say this is the coolest exhibit…

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Columbus is a city with a lot to celebrate

It's that time of the year when we tend to take a look back. When I reflect on what the past year and half has meant to Columbus, I'm reminded that this is a city with much to celebrate. We're number one. A lot. I'm not just saying that, either…

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