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10 Fun Things to Do in Columbus, OH: The Ultimate Guide to Fun and Adventure

Not only is Columbus amazing to visit, it's a great destination to make a permanent residence. Redfin, a technology-powered real estate company, has compiled the ultimate guide to fun and adventure no matter how long you're in Ohio's capital city.

Travel + Leisure Names Columbus as a Best Place to Travel this July

As summer travelers prepare to embark on new and exciting journeys, Travel + Leisure is telling readers to put Ohio's capital city on their must-see lists. It named Columbus as one of the world’s top-11 destinations to visit in the month of July.

Forbes Names Columbus a "Hidden Gem in Plain Sight" Perfect for Spring

If you're still making spring break plans, look no further than Columbus, Ohio. Forbes calls the city "a hidden gem in plain sight." Author Katie Chang writes, "I’ll never tire of exploring far-flung places across oceans and continents, but domestic

Forbes Names New Columbus Hotel Opening as a Must-See Visit This Year

Columbus, the 14th largest city in the U.S., one of the fastest growing cities in the Midwest and Ohio’s capital city, will get its first Makeready hotel in May 2023 when the new 198-room independent lifestyle hotel, The Junto, opens. See why Forbes

Columbus Recognized as Affordable Spring Vacation Getaway

With the rising costs of gas and airfare, now might just be the perfect time to reconsider where you should vacation this spring. As AARP points out, Ohio's capital city is a great, budget-friendly option. READ MORE

5 Fun Things to Do This Spring Featuring Columbus

Need inspiration of what to do this spring? Check out Budget Travel's, "5 Fun Things to Do This Spring," featuring Columbus. From where to see spring blooms around Ohio's capital city to can't-miss events like Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical

Columbus Named a Family-Friendly Destination for Spring Break

CBS Pittsburgh recently highlighted drivable destinations perfect for spring break, including Columbus. See what Kidsburgh Ambassador Yu-Ling Behr had to say about Columbus. READ MORE

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

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