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Best Tourist Destination of 2013: The Short North

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So… you have guests in town and you want to show off the best of what Columbus has to offer. While our city doesn’t have too many large tourist-trap type destinations, there are some specific places where you can easily showcase how much fun Columbus can be from a tourist’s perspective.

When we asked our readers where they like to take their guests, the number one result was The Short North. This walkable urban neighborhood features unlimited entertaining potential that includes shopping, dining, drinking, dancing, picnicking, biking, people-watching, arts-viewing and plenty more. It’s also within close proximity to Downtown hotels and neighborhood B&Bs, so those staying nearby have easy access.

For more information, visit www.shortnorth.org.

The Top 10 Places to Take Columbus Visitors in 2013:

  1. The Short North
  2. The North Market
  3. German Village (with nods to Schmidts & The Book Loft)
  4. The Columbus Zoo
  5. Easton Town Center
  6. Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams
  7. Franklin Park Conservatory
  8. The combined Scioto Mile & Columbus Commons Parks
  9. Milestone 229
  10. The OSU Campus

Photo by Jennifer René Photography.

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