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Launch a campaign for adventure in this political city, where sprawling state buildings and historic neighborhoods give way to the rushing Scioto River. With water sports, art museums, and Buckeye games at The Shoe, you'll be voting "yes" for a return trip.

Whether you’re a first-timer or a frequent visitor, a business traveler or a budget explorer, IgoUgo has all the travel-planning tools and resources you need to create a memorable vacation in Columbus. Read traveler reviews of the top hotels, restaurants, and things to do; browse amazing photos; ask for advice in our friendly travel forums; and find cheap Columbus flights and hotels. Then, after your trip is over, share your travel reviews, tips, and photos with friends and fellow travelers right here on IgoUgo.... Read More
Launch a campaign for adventure in this political city, where sprawling state buildings and historic neighborhoods give way to the rushing Scioto River. With water sports, art museums, and Buckeye games at The Shoe, you'll be voting "yes" for a return trip.

Whether you’re a first-timer or a frequent visitor, a business traveler or a budget explorer, IgoUgo has all the travel-planning tools and resources you need to create a memorable vacation in Columbus. Read traveler reviews of the top hotels, restaurants, and things to do; browse amazing photos; ask for advice in our friendly travel forums; and find cheap Columbus flights and hotels. Then, after your trip is over, share your travel reviews, tips, and photos with friends and fellow travelers right here on IgoUgo.    Close

Stories and Tips Columbus

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The Worthington Inn: If Walls Could Talk

Written by DrTravel on 15 Apr, 2005

The Worthington Inn and its Seven Stars Restaurant is a superbly genteel operation no matter which way you slice it. The Inn is undeniably the most gracious and special accommodations in the city. The restaurant consistently rates among Columbus’ top ten and is most beloved…Read More


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Chief Leatherlips Monument

Written by MJB1103 on 03 May, 2005

We took a visit up Riverside Drive to Scioto Park to see the LeatherLips Monument. History Factoid: Chief Leatherlips, according to the accompanying plaque, "was a good friend of Indian and white man alike. To the Wyandots, chief Leatherlips was called SHA-TE-YAH-RON-YA, which means 'same…Read More


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Field of Corn

Written by MJB1103 on 03 May, 2005

My husband and I were driving around looking for the place where his test was to be taken, when we saw this small field near an office building with what I first called trees. Then I called them cement trees, almost like small evergreens from…Read More


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Columbus, Ohio: August 14

Written by lashr1999 on 05 Sep, 2005

The oval at OSU is a good place to visit. Even if you are not an OSU student, you can go in and sit on the grass of the oval relax, read and people watch. There is a lake in the middle of the…Read More


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Columbus, Ohio: August 13, Part 2

Written by lashr1999 on 05 Sep, 2005

After seeing all the sights in the morning we ate at the Happy Greek on 660 N. High Street. The interior of the Happy Greek sports imitation marble columns and murals of places such as the Parthenon. The happy Greek serves traditional fare such…Read More


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Columbus Ohio August 13 Part1

Written by lashr1999 on 05 Sep, 2005

The great thing about being on vacation is that you can wake up later. After waking up later, The Northstar Café on 951 North High Street was our first stop. The interior of the restaurant is made of brick, wood and many windows…Read More


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Columbus, Ohio: August 12

Written by lashr1999 on 05 Sep, 2005

Jim had to work in the morning. I spent most of the day sleeping and playing with Toby. Later, Jess, who I also met on the same trip to Europe, came in from Twinsburg. Our first stop was to go to…Read More


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Columbus, Ohio: August 11

Written by lashr1999 on 05 Sep, 2005

I headed out of LGA, and the AA flight and attendant were pretty nice. The attendant allowed me to switch seats so that I could have two seats. Then, when I asked for tomato juice, she even offered some pepper to spice it…Read More


Comfort Suites Owner and family

Written by sustogner on 25 Aug, 2003

We stayed at the Comfort Suites. We were very pleased with this location. Very pleasant personnel who work there. Early in the day, we saw a man in his 40-50s talking on the phone and slightly heard him talking about the hotel -- we thought…Read More


Atlantic City Trip

Written by Sandy L. Byrd on 02 Jan, 2003

Thre is much to do in Atlantic City. There are many shops to see, plenty of places to eat, and every kind of slot machine you can think of. We stayed at the Flagship resort -- very clean with shuttle services. We had so much…Read More


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