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Top 10 Best Areas to Visit in Columbus in 2017

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Whether you’re looking for something fun to do on a weekend, or entertaining guests from out of town, you’ll want to arrive at a destination that keeps you busy and offers a wide variety of things to do. Once again, our readers and judges selected the Short North as the city’s top destination to visit, offering the best in local food, entertainment, shopping and people-watching.

While the Short North certainly has its current headaches related to a wave of ongoing construction, the neighborhood has seen a lot of positive activity throughout 2017. Just a few of the new restaurants, bars and boutiques include Madison-USA, Branch, Two Truths, Short North Deli, Tastings and Hai Poke. And of course, there’s a lot more on the way to the neighborhood in 2018 as construction wraps up on some of the major development projects.

For more information, visit www.shortnorth.org.

The Top 10 Neighborhoods to Visit in Columbus:

  1. The Short North
  2. German Village
  3. South Fourth Street
  4. Grandview Avenue
  5. Columbus Commons / RiverSouth
  6. Gay Street
  7. Arena District
  8. Easton Town Center
  9. Clintonville
  10. Historic Worthington

Flashback: Best Neighborhood to Visit of 2016: The Short North
Flashback: Best Neighborhood to Visit of 2015: The Short North

Note: Our “Best of 2017″ lists are published as the combined results of our annual Reader Nomination Survey and Editor’s Choice picks.

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