Welcome to Columbus, Ohio's thriving capital. Home to the famous Columbus Zoo and world-renowned Ohio State University, Columbus sits along the Scioto River, and is a city booming with optimism and energy that you'll feel as soon as you arrive. Feel free to ride that wave and make memories while you're here.
Out and About in Columbus
Ask a local what to do, and you'll get all sorts of answers. That's a testament to the diverse array of things to do in Columbus. Explore German Village and its quaint cobblestone streets, go shopping at Easton Town Center, watch a Columbus Crew soccer match at Mapfre Stadium, walk around Ohio State University's campus, and so on. When it comes to hotels in Columbus, you get ample selection as well. You can get deals on affordable hotels in Columbus any time of the year, or you can opt for luxurious five-star accommodation.
In addition to the zoo, Columbus boasts other major sights worth seeing as well, including the Columbus Museum of Art, the Ohio Theatre (which regularly has performances), the Dawes Arboretum, the Center of Science and Industry, and more.
Eating and Drinking
Columbus aims to please foodies, and with it's diverse array of restaurants, it undoubtedly succeeds. If you're looking for an on-the-go meal, try one of the many taco trucks that dot the city streets. After filling up your stomach, you must explore the city's nightlife. You have a variety of neighborhoods to try, among which are the Arena District, Short North, and Clintonville. In general, you can't go wrong partying near Ohio State's campus or downtown. What's great is that many Columbus hotels put you within walking range of a good bar or eatery.
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