Travel and Outdoors

“Then and Now” is a free downloadable catalog of the early days of Columbus, Ohio, including facts, photos, and more.
Make the most of autumn in Columbus, OH by trying these seasonal events, outdoor shows, and local parks from September-November.
From Front Street to Hayden Run Road, road work in Columbus, Ohio is always in season.
Festival season never ends in Columbus, Ohio and these local fall events are worth adding to your calendar. Save this page for quick access.
If you’re the kind of kid who’s always looking for creepy-crawlies, use this field guide to bugs… and see if you can get a bingo.
With a $2 billion terminal planned for the John Glenn International Airport in Columbus, OH, we are taking a look at its nearly 100 year history.
Planning a getaway? Check out Ann Arbor, Michigan, a trip into rival territory.
The outdoor lovers-approved festival is back for another year.
The 2023 State of the Visitor Industry: Mid-Year Report shows promising growth of Columbus through visitors and major events hosted in the city.
With four big-name upcoming shows at Ohio Stadium, learn about the economic impact and navigating the busy week ahead in the campus-area.
From the Wonder Bread sign to the downtown bridges, these are the most iconic sightings that truly make up Columbus, Ohio.
Here are the top events happening in Columbus, Ohio in August 2023, including live entertainment, sporting events, and local festivals.
Planning a getaway? Check out Hilton Head Island, SC a family-friendly beach destination.
How did bison make their way back to our city? Here’s the story and how you can best view the massive mammals as they roam a local metro park.
We tried the Heart of Africa Savanna Experience at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. Learn about our experience feeding giraffes and getting up-close with other savanna animals.
Experience Columbus and the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission have created the Outdoor Trail Pass to encourage the community to get outside this season.
Pick out a picnic basket, fill it with local food, and head to your park of choice to enjoy the perfect summer picnic in CBUS.
Ohio residents can fish without a license on all public waters from Saturday, June 17-Sunday, June 18 for the free fishing weekend.
Learn what air quality index is and how it may impact you in Columbus, OH during the Canadian wildfires.
Greenville, SC is filled with fun, scenic outdoor activities for the whole family.
Enjoy solo and tandem kayaks, other equipment, and instruction provided for free at Quarry Trails Metro Park this weekend.
Zoombezi Bay will host events with late-night fun, live entertainment, and quiet hours ahead of turning into a horror park this fall.
Read this step-by-step guide on how to create a Columbus, Ohio-themed terrarium using commonly found items in nature from the city’s metro parks.
Pack your bags for a trip to one of these popular nonstop destinations. Plus, keep an eye out for new routes.
Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Garden is set to host family-friendly events across June, July, and August in downtown Columbus, OH.
The downtown Columbus, OH park will feature free concerts, group workout classes, food trucks, carousel rides, and movie nights throughout the spring and summer.
We’re highlighting the 21 best parks that Columbus, OH has to offer — complete with playgrounds, walking trails, pet-friendly green space, and water activities.
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