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Things to Do in Columbus, OH

Columbus is an excellent mid-western city to call home. Comfortable and friendly with a low cost of living, Columbus feels like a small town with the attractions of a big city. Excellent parks such as the Whetstone Park, tasty eateries like Barcelona Restaurant and Dirty Frank’s Hot Dog Place, and museums like the Ohio Historical Center can be found around the city. All in all, there are plenty of things to do in Columbus. Below are some of our recommendations, if you’re looking for some weekend fun.

Columbus Color Run

Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

For a picture perfect afternoon, just grab your camera and head east of downtown Columbus to the Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens. Popping with colorful floral displays, visitors can enjoy the horticultural attractions, a butterfly exhibit, and artistic works by Dale Chihuly and James Turrell. The gardens also feature a tasty cafe and gift shop.

Short North Arts District

Just north of downtown, the Short North Arts District attracts art enthusiasts, shoppers, and the foodies. Dotted with art galleries, boutiques, and local restaurant favorites for everyday entertainment, the Short North Arts District also hosts live music, street performances and a “gallery hop” event once a month.

Shadowbox Live

Good laughs with great friends is what life is all about, and there is no better attraction than Shadowbox Live in Columbus to make those great memories. Excellent food and drinks, hilarious comedy shows, live music, and more make for a fun and memorable night on the town with friends or a date. The location features a talented and highly rated sketch comedy cast that is a Columbus favorite.

Things to Do in Columbus

The atmosphere in Columbus is fun and relaxed. From shopping at Easton Town Center to the Ohio State Fair, Columbus never has a dull moment. Beautiful outdoor spaces and a variety of cultural and entertainment options make this college town a great place to live. However, we’ve only scratched the surface of what you can do in Columbus. To learn more about the city, contact us.

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