10 Things To Do in Columbus, Ohio

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10 Things you Need to do in Columbus, Ohio

Guest Post!

Unfortunately I haven’t been to Columbus, Ohio… but fortunatetly for this weeks posts I am joined with guest blogger Miss Champagne B. Single gal Advocate Miss Champagne B is a writer and blogger for dating and self-improvement who focuses on positivity and growth. Learning to navigate the mean streets of being single, Miss Champagne B has learned how to be okay with it and most importantly learn to live her life and “do what feels right .”Born and raised in Columbus, Ohio she earned her MBA from Tiffin University in Business Management with a focus on Human Resources. She is the author of “20 Ways to Kickstart Your Path to Improvement” currently available on Amazon.com. She has made an appearance in the movie “The Detroit Boys” and moonlights as a scriptwriter. She enjoys meeting new people and volunteering with young women and currently lives in Columbus, Oh with her pitbull, Kiba. Champagne is an also an entrepreneur who owns the store Ship,Shop,Savings.

 

If you ever travel to Columbus, Ohio one of the things you must know how to do, is finish the following call and response phrase; O-H! (Others will say I-O). This phrase is based on our nationally ranked Division 1 school the Ohio State University and its football team, the Buckeyes.I know what many people are thinking, “Is that all that this little midwest city has to offer? Of course not! Although the Buckeyes are the pride and joy of Columbus, we have so much more to offer. Here are the top 10 things you should do while visiting the great Midwest city of Columbus.

1. COSI

The Center of Science and Industry (or COSI) is a science museum that adds tons of fun to learning. Built in 1964, COSI is recognized as one of the largest modern built science centers in the United States.  Take a moment to check out the new exhibits that are sponsored by museums from all over, such as the American Museum of Natural History.  Or check out their state-of-the-art digital Planetarium where you and others are transported to undersea volcanos, the galaxy, and even the human body! COSI is open Wednesdays through Sundays from 10 am – 5 pm.

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2.The Funny Bone Comedy Club and Restaurant

If you are looking for a good night out, the Funny Bone may be the place for you! A comedic platform for many homegrown and world-famous comedians, the Funny Bone couples laughs with food and booze. While waiting for the show to begin, you can sit at the bar and order one of their specialty drinks. If you aren’t thirsty just yet, you can wait to be seated and order a drink and your meal while watching the night’s scheduled performer.  The prices are reasonable, and the laughs are real! Check out their website to see who is scheduled and grab your tickets today!

 

 

3.Easton Town Center

How can you travel to a new city and not check out their shopping malls?! Easton is the Midwest’s premier shopping, dining, and entertainment stop with over 300 vendors located in Columbus. Start your day early and grab a healthy environmentally conscience breakfast at Northstar Cafe, then take a ride on the Easton Trolley to some of the country’s trendiest stores. Finish your grand day of shopping with a fabulous Cameron Mitchell owned restaurant called the Ocean Club or opt for more of a lowkey essential dining experience from Piada.

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4.Lego Discovery Center

If shopping at Easton  is not your thing, check out this awesome playground dedicated to your favorite childhood toy, the LEGO. This center is excellent for family fun and offers rides, play zones, and a 4D cinema experience that will suck you into the ultimate LEGO experience. Once you are done perusing the LEGO museum feel free to grab a quick souvenir on the way out in their expansive LEGO store full of starter packs, expansion packs, and other favorites.

 

5. Crimson Cup Innovation Lab

The perfect cup of coffee can be created in a lab! Crimson Cup travels around the world selecting the ideal bean to create the perfect cup of coffee while advocating for social causes locally and worldwide. Besides making great coffee, Crimson Cup also offers workshops for people to learn what goes into a great cup of coffee. Learn about brewing techniques, roast levels, and drink preparation all under one roof. A relaxing and fun environment, take a tour of the lab and see some of their innovative products that are used to make their legendary brand of coffee. If you are in Columbus,Ohio this spot is defo worth a visit.

 

6.Camelot Cellars

Calling themselves an Urban Boutique Winery, Camelot Cellars offers in-house made wines in various delicious flavors. You can grab a delicious plate of food to pair with your wine choice and conversate with the warm and friendly staff. What also makes Camelot Cellars great is that you have the ability to create, label, and cork your own wine. Don’t have time to create your wine? Just adopt one of their premade wines, create a label, and cork it for a great gift or souvenir.

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7.Columbus Museum Of Art

Located in downtown Columbus, The CMA houses art from prolific artists around the world. Hear the stories behind the art collections by taking a tour with knowledgeable docents who want to connect you to contemporary art. CMA offers monthly events for the community and visitors to enjoy all the beautiful pieces, including providing free general admission on Sundays!

8.Hoover Reservoir Park, Ohio

Get some fresh air with our lovely Hoover Reservoir( aka Hoover Dam) located in the suburbs of Westerville, Ohio. This is the place to get out and get some fantastic exercise. Visitors can rent a boat (or make friends with someone who has one) and go out on the water to fish. You can go biking with friends, or take the dog on a hike around beautiful scenery. With over 4,700 acres of the gorgeous view, anyone can appreciate the magic of Hoover Reservoir.

A dog walking on a dirt road in Columbus

 

9.Star Lanes

What do bowling, food, and fun have in common? It can all be found at Star Lanes in Columbus!  Star Lanes is the Chuck E. Cheese for adult kids. Grab a friend and head to Polaris for a night of bowling fun and drinking adult beverages. If you are a gamer, you will love their game room for the kid in you. Try to win tickets for some awesome prizes or just for bragging rights. Star Lanes also is an excellent place for corporate events and group outings, especially around the holidays.

 

10.Tequila Cowboy Bar & Grill

Get ready to throw “Yee Haws” around in this fun rocking location that was featured on the hit ABC show “Nashville.”  With over 20,000 sq feet at this location, Tequila Cowboy has three places connected to one so your night of fun can involve doing multiple things without leaving the area. Try your hand at karaoke on Thursdays or get your line dance on with Theresa Powell on Wednesdays. You can even grab a quick pie at the connected restaurant called Luigi’s.  Tequila Cowboy has several concerts that are scheduled throughout the year with big names such as The Swon Brothers, Lindsey Ell, and more!

Columbus, Ohio is a great place to visit and is growing more every day. Tell me some of your favorite places to visit in this beautiful, fast-growing city.

 

I would like to thank Miss ChampagneB for a great post. If you are intersted in reading more about her single  adventures in Columbus, Ohio or just curious in what she gets up to check out her blog and social medias below:

Blog: https://www.singlegalguide.com/

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Check out her Single Gal Group on Facebook!

 

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2 Comments

  • Reply Julie

    Great ideas!! My girls would love the museum!

    November 21, 2018 at 10:56 pm
  • Reply Brittany Harris

    Great tips! I have family in Columbus but had no idea what to do there! Looking forward to planning a trip there now. Seems like a fun city 🙂

    November 22, 2018 at 4:03 am
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