Things to do in Columbus, OH
More About Columbus
Located on the banks of the Scioto River in Buckeye Country, Columbus is one of the fastest growing economies in the US, driven by high-tech companies such as CompuServe. The capital of Ohio has become the 15th largest city in the country and boasts the variety, excitement and culture you would expect from a major metropolitan area. The thriving art scene is internationally recognized. Family events Ââ€“ such as the Ohio State Fair, Picnic with the Pops, and downtown's Arts Festival Ââ€“ are featured throughout the year. After dark, the nightlife sizzles in places like the German Village, Short North and the happening Brewery District. Other attractions include the world-famous Columbus Zoo, Franklin Park Conservatory, and a riverfront replica of the Santa Maria. Columbus is also home to Ohio State University and Columbus College of Art & Design.