Weekend Getaway Guide: Downtown Columbus, Ohio

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 I often think of Columbus as the hidden gem of the Midwest, with lots of great restaurants and bars, a well-known arts and fashion scene, beautiful parks, relaxing hotels and a welcoming Midwestern vibe that has made Columbus one of the best cities in the United States!

Getting to Columbus, Ohio:

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Columbus is centrally located in the United States and is within 550 miles for more the 60% of the U.S. population! A flight to Columbus is usually under 1-2 hours for most of the central, midwest and eastern United States!

Where to Stay:

The Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel is located in the heart of the capital city.

What To Do & What To Eat and Drink:

Since the Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel is so welcoming and has a great restaurant and bar in the hotel, you could just stay there your entire visit.

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German Village

This historic neighborhood was initially platted in 1814 by German immigrants. Thankfully, residents has preserved this wonderful slice of Columbus history, welcoming guests to stroll the charming cobblestone streets of this historic village!

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This vibrant, artsy neighborhood is re-defining Columbus’ art scene, with an abundance of art galleries, non-traditional art venues and street art found on numerous buildings throughout the district.

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Arena District

The Arena District is centrally located in Downtown Columbus, home to the Convention Center, Nationwide Arena and Huntington Park.

With so many places to see, amazing restaurants, vibrant bars, and caffeine induced coffee shops, a great way to experience Columbus is through one of many culinary tours and trails.

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