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Best of Columbus Guide

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Columbus
Ohio’s capital city is full of beautiful neighborhoods, a critically acclaimed food scene and top-ranked attractions. This creative-minded destination offers something for everyone. Families will enjoy COSI, the nationally known science center, as well as the Columbus zoo and its neighboring water park. Art lovers will savor the collections at the Columbus Museum of Art and revel in Gallery Hop, a monthly celebration in the Short North Art District. Columbus is a city that invites exploration.

All things to do » Things to do

Wagner-Hagans Auto Museum
Wagner-Hagans Auto Museum
We do not have regular hours. We do tours by appointment only.
Attraction type: Specialty Museums
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Jubilee Museum and Catholic Cultural Center
Jubilee Museum and Catholic Cultural Center
Owner description: A preservation of Catholic Church art and traditions salvaged from individuals and churches and schools that have closed. as well as a large collection of Bibles from 1558 and on... more Owner description: A preservation of Catholic Church art and traditions salvaged from individuals and churches and schools that have closed. as well as a large collection of Bibles from 1558 and on, oil paintings, four working pipe organs, statuary, historic vestments from the Holy Land and many other treasures of the Catholic mind and memory. less
Attraction type: Specialty Museums
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Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
Owner description: Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is a premier botanical landmark and attraction featuring exceptional plant collections, indoor and outdoor gardens, seasonal art... more Owner description: Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is a premier botanical landmark and attraction featuring exceptional plant collections, indoor and outdoor gardens, seasonal art and nature-based exhibitions, and a dynamic array of events for visitors of all ages. less
Attraction type: Gardens
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Easton Town Center
Easton Town Center
Owner description: In stark contrast to the old-country aura of German Village, Easton is the most modern neighborhood in the city, its architecturally contemporary town center drawing shoppers and... more Owner description: In stark contrast to the old-country aura of German Village, Easton is the most modern neighborhood in the city, its architecturally contemporary town center drawing shoppers and tourists to an array of nationally and regionally known stores, plentiful restaurants and varied entertainment. less
Attraction type: Neighborhoods; Points of Interest & Landmarks
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Ohio Stadium
Ohio Stadium
Attraction type: Arenas & Stadiums
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Z Cucina di Spirito
Z Cucina di Spirito
Ranked #1 of 2,046 Restaurants in Columbus
Price: $12 - $30
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean
Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Pistacia Vera
Pistacia Vera
Ranked #2 of 2,046 Restaurants in Columbus
Price: $5 - $10
Cuisines: German, Cafe, European, Hungarian
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Mitchell's Ocean Club
Mitchell's Ocean Club
Ranked #3 of 2,046 Restaurants in Columbus
Price: $25 - $60
Cuisines: Italian, Steakhouse, Seafood, Contemporary
Good for: Scenic view, Romantic, Special occasions, Doing business
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
The Refectory Restaurant & Bistro
The Refectory Restaurant & Bistro
Ranked #4 of 2,046 Restaurants in Columbus
Price: $25 - $60
Cuisines: French, European
Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Doing business
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Lindey's
Lindey's
Ranked #5 of 2,046 Restaurants in Columbus
Price: $31 - $80
Cuisines: French, American, German, Seafood
Good for: Romantic, Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Wayfaring Buckeye Hostel
1.5 of 5
Wayfaring Buckeye Hostel
$29 - $69
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Worthington Red Roof Inn
1.5 of 5
Worthington Red Roof Inn
$46 - $64
Ranked #76 of 141 Hotels in Columbus
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The Schopf House Bed and Breakfast
The Schopf House Bed and Breakfast
$55 - $65
Ranked #8 of 20 Columbus B&B and Inns

All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Homewood Suites by Hilton Columbus/Polaris
3.5 of 5
Homewood Suites by Hilton Columbus/Polaris
$125 - $178
Ranked #2 of 141 Hotels in Columbus
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Hampton Inn & Suites Columbus Polaris
2.5 of 5
Hampton Inn & Suites Columbus Polaris
$116 - $184
Ranked #5 of 141 Hotels in Columbus
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Comfort Suites East Broad at 270
2.5 of 5
Comfort Suites East Broad at 270
$92 - $149
Ranked #13 of 141 Hotels in Columbus
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

The Blackwell
4.0 of 5
The Blackwell
$134 - $322
Ranked #1 of 141 Hotels in Columbus
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Hilton Columbus Downtown
4.0 of 5
Hilton Columbus Downtown
$179 - $336
Ranked #3 of 141 Hotels in Columbus
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Le Meridien Columbus, The Joseph
4.0 of 5 Le Meridien Columbus, The Joseph
$208 - $327
Ranked #29 of 141 Hotels in Columbus
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