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Columbus Named One of the Most Affordable Places to Travel in 2023

Good Housekeeping has named Ohio's capital city as one of the country's most affordable places to travel. Author Meg St-Esprit writes, “Half of the U.S. population lives within a one-day drive of Columbus — making it both accessible and affordable.

What to Expect at PCMA Convening Leaders 2023 in Columbus, Ohio—in Addition to John Legend

Award winning singer-songwriter and pianist John Legend will perform during PCMA Convening Leaders 2023 taking place in Columbus this January. As Smart Meetings magazine points out, the Ohio-native's visit is just one of the many reasons luring

These Will Be the Biggest Travel Trends of 2023, According to Experts

Food & Wine featured Columbus chef Avishar Barua, owner of Joya's Café, in this story about the biggest travel trends of the year. “Coffee and tea are leveling up and are not afterthoughts in many restaurants," he says. "Beverage programs expand

The 3 Best Neighborhoods To Live In Columbus, Ohio If You're LGBTQ+

House Digest recently featured how LGBTQIA+ friendly Columbus is saying, "Whether you're relocating for work, family, or a fresh start, Columbus is a city with lots to offer a multitude of demographics, especially the LGBTQ+ community." READ MORE

The 10 U.S. Cities with the Best Christmas Light Displays

Columbus dazzles at the holidays with light displays throughout the city, from Wildlights at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium to Conservatory Aglow at the Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens and beyond. See why Columbus made it to this

Everything You Need to Know About Columbus-Style Pizza

Writer Matt Meltzer of Daily Meal takes a deep dive into Columbus-style pizza in this recent story. "Though it's relatively new (or even unknown) on the national regional pizza-style scene, Columbus-style pizza has been around for a long time," he

Experience Columbus Named a 2022 Distinctive Achievement Award Winner

Association Conventions & Facilities recently named Experience Columbus a 2022 Distinctive Achievement Award Winner in the category of Conventions & Visitors Bureaus saying, “The deserving winners of the 2022 Distinctive Achievement Awards presented

10 Best U.S. Cities to Visit for Bicyclists

BestLife recently highlighted Columbus as one of the most bike-friendly cities in the country saying, "Also named a 'Bicycle Friendly Community' by the League of American Bicyclists, Columbus features more than 20 parks with more than 200 miles of

10 Best U.S. Gardens To Stroll Through—Even in Cold Weather

Best Life recently highlighted the top places in the U.S. to see floral displays and included Franklin Park Conservatory & Botanical Gardens. Meg St. Esprit McGivigan, a travel writer, is quoted saying, "It looks somewhat unassuming when you first

Top Destinations to Add to Your Fall Road Trip

Pride Journeys named Columbus one of the 28 best fall road trip destinations. Author Joey Amato says, "Downtown along the Scioto Mile, find the perfect autumn backdrop for fall photos with shades of red, orange and yellow set before the downtown

One of the Fastest-Growing Big American Cities Is Often Overlooked

Daily Beast recently highlighted Columbus in their "It's Still a Big World Series." In the article, writer Brandon Withrow says, “I’m always telling people they should visit Columbus, and often they ask me why? This is why: Columbus is a lively,

Discover USA: Columbus, Ohio

Budget Travel spotlighted all there is to see, do and eat in Columbus in their recent Discover USA series. "When people think of Columbus, they think of contributions to history, parks and shopping destinations. It’s also home to The Ohio State

Ohio Is Getting the Country’s First Urban Via Ferrata

Outside Magazine recently highlighted Quarry Trails Metro Park's forthcoming via ferrata, which will be the first urban route in the country. "Five miles northwest of downtown Columbus, Ohio, a once unremarkable limestone cliff is about to make an

The Best Weekend Getaways In Every State

Shermans Travel selected Columbus as the best weekend getaway in Ohio. "As Ohio’s capital city, Columbus is a thriving metropolis — yet it still has a special small-town feel. Must-sees sites include the historic German village and the Columbus

14 Best Foodie Spots To Enjoy In Columbus, Ohio

Tasting Table takes readers on a culinary tour of Columbus in their recent feature on the city's food scene. "When it comes to Midwestern metropolises, Chicago takes top billing for its soaring skyscrapers, iconic architecture and art, and of course,

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