Top 10 Things To Do in Columbus
1. Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens features indoor and outdoor gardens along with art and nature based exhibits and even events for all ages! No matter what you come here to see, you will be impressed!
2. North Market Farmers Market
North Market Farmers Market is the oldest and largest in Central Ohio. With more than 20 farmers bringing the best of their crop to the farmers market from April-October this is a stop that needs to be on your list!
A fun and adventurous modern-day treasure hunt you can enter as many times as you want! You’ll be adventuring all over Columbus and the surrounding areas solving clues that will have you exploring the city, including spots you likely haven't explored before! It only costs $10 and every time you finish, you will get $5 to the Adventure Hunt Store and be entered to win a FREE TRIP TO PANAMA! You can enter on your own, with a date or with a group of friends. No matter how many people you are with, you will have a blast!
4. Ohio Stadium
Holding over 100,000, Ohio Stadium is cool to just see but if you are lucky enough to catch a Buckeyes game, you are in for a real treat. Many have said witnessing a game in Ohio Stadium is one of the best football experiences in the whole US so you know you have to visit!
5. Short North Arts District
Very similar to New York’s artsy Soho district, Short North Arts district is urban, historic and filled with boutiques, art galleries, coffee houses, restaurants and theatres. Even if you only have a minute to spend here, make sure to walk around and not just drive as you get a whole new experience you will love.
6. German Village
Just a bridge away from downtown Columbus, German Village is the most adorable and quaint little place. The perfect mix between residential and commercial is shown in the architecture dating from the 1840s-1890s. Everything is easily accessible with friendly people and a great atmosphere. This is a must-see.
7. Whetstone Park of Roses
Boasting 13 acres, Whetstone Park of Roses is one of the largest municipal rose gardens in the US. With 11,000 well taken care of rose bushes, you will be able to find your favorite and take it all in!
8. Easton Town Center
In stark contrast to the German Village, the Easton Town Center is the most modern neighborhood in the city. Here you can find entertainment, shops, and restaurants while admiring this contemporary area.
9. Scioto Mile
The Scioto Mile is waterfront and absolutely beautiful. There are great walking paths, fountains, fun statues and an amazing view of the city. Whether you are looking for a place to jog, or somewhere to just wind down, the Scioto Mile offers it all!
10. Topiary Garden
The Topiary Garden is modeled after Georges Seurat’s “Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte” and is amazing to see. You can admire and even take pictures with the many different shaped bushes while walking around the park.