July 25, 2019


Party like a president

Columbus Attractions

German Village

Visit the German Village, named for the large number of German immigrants who moved to the area in the mid-19th century. You’ll find restored brick houses and shops along with many authentic restaurants, cafes and breweries amidst European charm.

588 S. Third Street

Short North Arts District

Stroll along this unique neighborhood filled with galleries, specialty shops, restaurants and murals—all featuring local art. The Short North Arts District city’s booming art scene.

886 N. High Street

Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

The Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is not only home to picturesque natural scenes, but also the largest collection of glass artwork by Dale Chihuly. Indoor and outdoor gardens and seasonal exhibitions run throughout the year.

Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
1777 E Broad Street

National Veterans Memorial and Museum

Tour the recently opened National Veterans Memorial and Museum to see all branches of service honored. More than a museum, it’s a center for the stories of all veterans, past and present.

Hours: Wednesday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
300 W. Broad Street

Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

See “Jungle” Jack Hanna’s home zoo, the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. The zoo is home to more than 9000 animals representing 650 species, like gorillas, koalas, manatees, polar bears, Tasmanian devils and many more.

Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
4850 W. Powell Road

Center of Science and Industry (COSI)

Plan for a scientific adventure full of more than 300 hands-on exhibits and Ohio’s largest planetarium at the Center of Science and Industry. The center benefits through a unique partnership with the American Museum of Natural History.

Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
333 W. Broad Street

Metro Parks

Take a camera and view one of the many parks in Columbus. See the botanical gardens at Inniswood, the herd of female bison at Battelle Darby Creek or the wetlands and waterfowl of Pickerington Ponds.


Columbus Museum of Art

View works of art from both world-renowned and local artists at the Columbus Museum of Art. The collection features a wide variety of American and European art, from Impressionism to folk art and beyond. Be sure to grab a snack at the café, also a popular spot. Admission is free on Sundays.

Hours: Tuesday-Wednesday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thursday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Friday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; closed Monday
480 E. Broad Street

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