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Columbus Rules for Group Travel (Sponsored Article)

It’s easy to find fun for your group in Columbus. That’s because the city is loaded with a diverse range of experiential activities, attractions, districts, and dining spots that are sure to please even your most discerning. Here, we share a glimpse of what Ohio’s largest city shares with you.

Treasures that’ll have you traveling like a local

Whether it’s a wine-making lesson from one of the few American female winemakers and wine owners at Signature Wines or a walk through one of the most storied urban neighborhoods in the U.S. in the charming, restored German Village, there are many hidden gems to uncover in Columbus. Savvy locals will also point you to the nation’s #1 science center COSI and the antique, hand-operated printing press you can use to craft personalized stationary at Igloo Letterpress in Worthington.

Great gaming and enticing entertainment

Columbus is the 15th largest city in the U.S., so it’s no wonder there’s a vibrant entertainment scene to explore. Try your luck at full-service Hollywood Casino Columbus or Scioto Downs Racino which features live harness racing in addition to terminal gaming. Then, savor craft brews and spirits in Grandview or sip red and white wines at Plum Run Winery in Grove City.

Even more destinations to love

Discover Irish attitude in northwest Columbus’ Dublin, famous for its breadth of group experiences with an Irish twist. Or, enjoy a little extra spice in Gahanna, the herb capital of Ohio. And, find rural charm just outside the city in Licking County, home to the Velvet Ice Cream factory.

Come celebrate the holidays with us

Holidays in Columbus are unforgettable too. Take in the spirit of the season immersed among thousands of poinsettias at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, surrounded by over three million twinkling lights at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, and riding on a horse-drawn carriage at Easton Town Center. Original dinner theater show “Dickens of a Mystery” entertains at the Ohio History Center’s Ohio Village. On the way out of Columbus, be sure to stop in Cambridge to celebrate 19th-century style at the popular Dickens Victorian Village.

Enjoy your stay with us

A host of group-friendly hotel partners make the most of your capital city stay. Complimentary breakfast, motorcoach parking, and special group welcomes are just some of the perks these hotels offer. While you’re here, be sure to join us at the Hampton Inn & Suites Columbus Downtown, Hampton Inn & Suites OSU, Holiday Inn Downtown Capitol Square, or The Westin Columbus.

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