Peach and Apple season are starting now! Peach season is in July and August, and apple season typically runs from July to early November, wrapping up with my favorite variety, Goldrush! I've gathered a list of the 12 best places for apple picking in Columbus, and the 5 best orchards for peach … [Read more...] about U-pick: Go peach picking or apple picking in Columbus
Visiting a sunflower field is a "must do" in late summer or fall, and fields are popping up all over. Grab your family or friends, and get ready to post your sunny pics on IG when you visit one of these sunflower fields around Central Ohio (or a little further). Most fields won't bloom until late … [Read more...] about Sunflower Fields in Central Ohio; multiple locations open!
Looking for something to do? Check out our suggestions for free and cheap things to do in Columbus today. Whether you are into music, movies, art, food, hanging out with friends, or enjoying quality family time, we’ve got you covered with free fun, cheap entertainment, happy hours, … [Read more...] about Free and Cheap Things to do today in Columbus
Farmers Market season is in full swing in Ohio, and continues through fall. Farmers' Markets in Columbus open in most communities in mid/late spring. Farmers' Markets are the best place to buy local produce through the Ohio growing season. Buy the freshest produce (often picked that morning) at a … [Read more...] about 2021 Farmers Markets in Columbus
Get out and enjoy some fresh air at scenic hiking trails in Columbus! Whether you are novice or expert - or somewhere in between - it's always nice to explore different parks or trails. Check them out at different times throughout the year to see how the scenery changes with the … [Read more...] about Nature walks and scenic hiking trails in Columbus
Get out of the house and spend a couple of hours at Olentangy Caverns just north of Columbus. If it's your first time there, you'll wonder why you've never gone before! There's so much to do...from caverns, petting zoo, playground, putt-putt, gem mining, and more. If you're going to explore the … [Read more...] about Caverns, animals, and adventure at Olentangy Caverns
You don't have to fight traffic or pay for parking to enjoy the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium and Zoombezi Bay - and you can get a huge discount for Columbus Zoo and Zoombezi Bay. The Columbus Zoo and COTA have again partnered to provide bus service from downtown Columbus, Dublin Park & … [Read more...] about COTA Zoo Bus Service and Discount for Columbus Zoo
Have fun in Columbus this weekend with free and cheap events! Relax at home with your family, or find plenty of things to do in Columbus! You'll also find date ideas, festivals, outdoor movies, Summer fun, and so much more! Some events may require advance registration, so check links. We’ll … [Read more...] about Over 215 free or cheap events this weekend in Columbus!
There are so many amazing things to do in Columbus that aren't going to break the bank. Here are some of the top free and cheap things to do in Columbus. This list only covers a fraction of the fun in Columbus (we live in an amazing city!), but we hope you'll find some new ideas. … [Read more...] about The top Free and Cheap things to do in Columbus
Zoombezi Bay Waterpark is one of the top fun spots during summertime in Central Ohio! Featuring thrilling water slides, roaring rapids, lazy river, wave pool, and so much more. You'll never run out of things to do at Zoombezi Bay, and your admission include Zoo admission for the day! Whether … [Read more...] about Visit Zoombezi Bay Waterpark; discounts, special days, and more!
Looking for something interesting to do this Spring and Summer? Explore The Wilds in Cumberland, Ohio, with nearly 10,000 acres of open range habitat for rare and endangered species. Go on a Wilds Tour via open air safari, horseback, and more! They have plenty of adventures and even some … [Read more...] about Safari in Ohio: Take a Wilds Tour, including Safaris, Horseback, Zipline, Sunset, and more!
Velvet Ice Cream Factory is a perfect day trip in the spring, summer, and fall! Originally built in 1817, Ye Olde Mill, a former grist mill, is home to Velvet Ice Cream’s corporate offices in Utica, as well as Ohio’s only ice cream museum, ice cream parlor and restaurant. You'll also find tons of … [Read more...] about Visit Velvet Ice Cream Factory Ye Olde Mill for Summer fun!
The stunning Capitol Square complex sits in the middle of downtown Columbus, surrounded by Broad, High, State, and 3rd Streets. Capitol Square includes the Ohio Statehouse, Senate Building and Atrium. The buildings are working government offices, and monuments to the people and the period during … [Read more...] about Family Day Festival, tours and events at Ohio Statehouse and Museum
The Columbus Historical Society is proud to present the exhibition Central Ohio Artists Pandemic Art: Expressions Through Art. The exhibit will be on view from July 11, 2021 through October 3, 2021. Guest curated by Susan Schubert and Virginia Jenison, Central Ohio Artists Pandemic Art: … [Read more...] about Central Ohio Artists Pandemic Art: Expressions Through Art at Columbus Historical Society
Exploring museums is the perfect blend of entertainment and education, and a great way to spend some time! Museum admission can be expensive, but some of the best museums in Columbus offer discounted or free museum days. There are even several great museums that are free all of the … [Read more...] about Discounted and Free Museum Days in Columbus