Playing, Dining and Shopping in the Columbus Region
Columbus is a thriving arts city. It’s put ART on the map—literally—and Columbus’ artists are the ones making it happen. From live music performances to gallery exhibitions, and much more, there are opportunities for people of all ages to experience the arts. Learn more about Columbus’ amazing arts scene and why our talented local artists wouldn’t make art anywhere else. #artmakescbus
You'll find critically acclaimed attractions in every corner of the Columbus Region. In fact, independent rankings have cited Columbus for having the No. 1 zoo (Columbus Zoo and Aquarium), the No. 1 public library (Columbus Metropolitan Library), the No. 1 science center (COSI) and even the No. 1 ice cream (Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams).
Shopping options are many, from small boutiques to large retail destinations like Easton Town Center and Polaris Fashion Place, which offer hundreds of specialty stores, restaurants and entertainment.
Columbus is topping the charts as a place to be for people who love food. Locals and visitors agree that Columbus offers an outstanding culinary experience, with creative chefs, entrepreneurial restaurateurs and easy access to fresh, local and artisan product.
Recreation & Sports
You can hit the links, bike, canoe, zipline through the trees and more. Or you can cheer on the Blue Jackets, Clippers, Crew, Ohio Machine and the Buckeyes.