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Downtown Columbus, IN is a one-of-a-kind destination.

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Columbus, IN is just a three-hour drive from Columbus, OH (the ideal driving length for a weekend getaway). Here’s what to add to your itinerary when you visit this summer:

  • Explore Columbus’ architecture | With 80+ noteworthy buildings and public art installations, Columbus ranks sixth in the US for architectural innovation. Churches, homes, and other buildings were designed by internationally renowned architects such as I.M. Pei, who also designed the pyramid at the Louvre. Explore tour options to get an even closer look at the city’s architecture.
  • Fun for the whole family | This family-friendly destination boasts various activities to keep your little ones occupied. With Zaharakos Ice Cream Parlor, a soda shop preserved to its original charm, and the kidscommons Children’s Museum located in the same block downtown, it’s the perfect spot to spend an afternoon with kids.
  • Get out on the water | Canoe or kayak your way down the peaceful Driftwood River, through a scenic nature preserve full of native wildlife.

Plan your trip.

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