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Conde Nast Traveler Names Columbus a Top Pride Parade to Enjoy in the U.S.

For travelers seeking an unforgettable Pride celebration this June, look no further than Columbus, Ohio. Recently named a top domestic Pride parade destination by Condé Nast Traveler, this vibrant city offers an inclusive and electrifying festival

Afar Names Columbus a Favorite U.S. Family Destination for 2024

If you're planning your next family getaway, consider visiting Columbus – AFAR has named it one of the Favorite Family Destinations Across the U.S. for 2024. With attractions like the nation's largest zoo, hands-on science fun at COSI, and a diverse

Forbes Showcases Columbus as a Premiere Travel Destination

Columbus is booming, boasting a unique blend of diverse culture, culinary delights and thrilling experiences. In Katie Chang's latest Forbes article, she explores the Columbus scene, highlighting the best places to stay, dine, and unwind in her

Columbus Nominated in Condé Nast Traveler’s 2024 Readers’ Choice Awards

Columbus has been nominated for Condé Nast Traveler’s 2024 Readers’ Choice Awards! Whether you’re a resident who loves Columbus or a recent visitor, vote daily now through June 30, 2024 to help Columbus get recognized in the Best Cities category. The

The Junto Lands on Midwest Living’s 2024 Best of the Midwest List

The Junto, the city's first and only independent lifestyle hotel, continues its winning streak with recognition from Midwest Living as one of the top places to stay in the Midwest. Offering unique amenities such as the Gear Garage and curated in-room

Columbus is Home to One of the Best Half Marathons in the U.S. According to USA Today 10Best

Columbus stands out not only as one of the best cities for runners but also a great destination for those seeking flat and fast courses. In 2020, SmartAsset ranked it among the top 20 cities for runners, while in 2023, ARRIS Composite placed it 10th.

Food & Wine Names Columbus One of the 10 Top US Cities for Bakeries

Love baked goods? Columbus is the perfect place to visit as according to experts, it's one of the best cities in the country for bakeries. "From desserts and cakes to savory bites and hearty sandwiches with local fruit and vegetables the city is a

Food & Wine Features Columbus Eclipse-Themed Beer

Eclipse-themed beer was the topic of a recent Food & Wine feature and Land-Grant Brewing Company's Totality was included in the roundup. "Developed with Columbus museum COSI, Land-Grant Brewing Company’s Totality Black IPA maximizes flavor. With

Time Includes Columbus in Story About How Cities Around the U.S. Are Celebrating the Eclipse

In a recent TIME story, author Jeffrey Kluger highlights the eclipse happenings around the country, from ones in Texas to Maine to Ohio. Columbus is marking the historic event with several events and viewing parties noted in the story. READ MORE

FamilyVacationist Spells Out Top Picks for Family-Friendly Travel in Columbus

No matter their interest, your kids will find something they love in Columbus! From the nationally ranked Columbus Zoo and Aquarium to the top-rated science center, COSI, Columbus offers excitement for every little adventurer. FamilyVacationist has

AFAR Names Columbus Among Best Midwest Towns for Modern Architecture Lovers

Forget the coasts! To experience some of America’s most exciting modern building designs, head to the heartland. AFAR magazine unveils an unexpected gem for architecture buffs: Columbus, Ohio. From the avant-garde Wexner Center for the Arts to the

USA Today Nominates Columbus for Six 10Best Readers' Choice Awards

Six Columbus area attractions and experiences have been nominated for prestigious USA Today 10Best Readers' Choice Awards for 2024. From iconic attractions like the Scioto Mile and North Market to experiences like food tours and half marathons, see

Experience Columbus Invites Visitors to “Get a Spring Breakover” with its Spring Break Campaign

COLUMBUS, Ohio—Spring brings longer days, colorful blossoms and the first major travel season of the year as families hit the road for spring break getaways. In fact, 92% of Americans are expected to travel during the first half of the year, a near

Columbus Shines in Tampa Magazine's 2024 Travel Roundup

Tampa Magazine's 2024 roundup features Columbus among international favorites like Okinawa and Paris. Why the buzz? A picture-perfect riverfront, thriving arts scene and mouthwatering food halls make it a Midwest must-visit. Dive deeper into the full

USA Today Names FYR One of the Best Restaurants of the Year

FYR, led by Chef Sebastian La Rocca, is one of the best restaurants in the country according to USA Today editors. The restaurant, located in the new tower of the Hilton Columbus Downtown, made it on USA Today's new inaugural list of Restaurants of

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