An insider's guide to Columbus.

Short North
Short North

Often called the SoHo of the Midwest, it was once a neglected neighborhood filled with vacant buildings and is now a vibrant arts district.
 

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Jeni's Ice Cream
Jeni's Ice Cream

Goat cheese with cognac figs. Whiskey and pecans. Cumin and honey butterscotch cake. Sweet potato with torched marshmallows. Ice cream flavors, folks!

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Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

The #1 zoo in the country. Because of the animals or Jack Hanna? Or perhaps it’s the Python Plunge, a waterslide you ride uphill?

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Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

Need an infusion of nature? Want to see work by glass artist Dale Chihuly? You can get that and more amid these 88 acres.

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Topiary Garden Park
Topiary Garden Park

Want to see Georges-Pierre Seurat’s "A Sunday on La Grande Jatte"? How about a living re-creation of the painting with topiaries?

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Northstar Café
Northstar Café

A fresh, clean atmosphere offering organic food, from scone to burger to microbrew.

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Columbus Underground
Columbus Underground

Need a restaurant recommendation? Want to check out an art exhibit? Looking for a local perspective on Columbus? Look no further.

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Center of Science and Industry
Center of Science and Industry

A hands-on science center where future designers and engineers are made. Don’t miss the high-wire unicycle.

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