Be a Kid Again in Columbus
Live Like a Kid Again
Many Columbus attractions and restaurants have experiences that both kids and adults alike can enjoy. This itinerary is designed for anyone whether you are traveling with your children or grandchildren or just want to relive your youth.
Afternoon | Dunk your cookies in your milk just like when you were a kid during a milk and cookie happy hour at Mrs. Turbo’s Cookies, a retro 50’s pinup themed bakery.
Dinner | Enjoy dinner at Buca di Beppo in the Arena District. Relive some of your favorite childhood meals, like family-style spaghetti and meatballs.
After Dinner | Catch a show at the Columbus Children’s Theatre. Shows like West Side Story and Rapunzel are put on by both kids and adults and are sure to entertain.
Morning | Learn how chocolates are made at world-famous, family-owned Anthony-Thomas Candy Company. It’s ok to have chocolate this early in the morning!
Lunch | Head to Mikey’s Late Night Slice for a pizza party. Then walk over to the North Market for a scoop of Columbus-favorite Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams and choose from flavors such as roasted peanut butter and jam or supermoon.
Afternoon | Check out the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) Dinosaur and Special Exhibition Gallery at COSI.
Dinner | Unwind at Ten Pin Alley, a bowling alley with arcade games, bocce courts, laser tag and a full restaurant and bar.
Lunch | Try the meatloaf or other diner favorites at the artsy and cool Cap City Fine Diner. Make sure to put a quarter in the gum ball machine before you leave.
Dinner | Embrace the German heritage and cuisine at Hofbrauhaus Columbus. This time you’re allowed to stand on the benches!
Morning | On your way out of the city, check out the Topiary Park and get your photo inside a life-sized topiary depiction of the “A Sunday afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte.”