Things To Do in German Village
If architecture is high on your list, pick up a map at the German Village Meeting Haus and stroll Beck, Mohawk and Deshler streets to see some stunning homes. Tiny Frank Fetch Park provides a great spot to stop and sip a coffee from Winans or Stauf’s.
Don't miss Shakespeare in the Park, an amphitheater that hosts performances on summer weekends in Schiller Park which also offers trails, picnic areas, sports fields and a fishing pond. Scioto Audubon Center is a 120-acre respite for birds and people alike, with a stellar view of Columbus’ skyline. A nature center, complete with native fauna, natural ponds and the largest free outdoor climbing wall in the U.S. make this a great spot to stretch your legs. Hear the stories behind every door on a walking tour. German Village Tours is the only tour company based in German Village, and the only one owned and operated by residents of this charming, historic community. A standard tour is 60-to-90-minutes or they can create an adventure just for you. Shopping at the 32-room which has been a favorite location to wander for generations and Helen Winnemore’s which carries modern American crafts and Vernacular mixes breezy women's wear with home goods.