Planning to visit Columbus, Ohio for the first time?   Take a minute to read the following article as it will let you know the best things to and where to go.

Most people are not aware that Columbus is one of the biggest cities in America and currently the fastest growing city of Ohio. It is obvious that you don’t need to drive too far outside the city to find fields of corn but there is so much more to this area.  Here are 5 things you can do to fill your days in Columbus:

  • Visit the Botanical Garden and Franklin Park Conservatory

Relax in the surrounds of this beautiful park and conservatory.  During the summer months there are many exhibits that feature, along with the stunning flowers in bloom and don’t forget the weekly farmers market in Franklin Park.

  • Do some shopping at the North Market

North market in Columbus brings together dozens of independent farmers and retailers under one roof making this market one of the best places to do your supermarket shopping and to buy some seafood, fresh produce, desserts, meats and ethnic food specialties. The best time to visit the market is on the weekend as there is usually live music and cooking courses.

  • Exploring more with Boutique Stores, Pubs, Eateries and Short North Galleries

Another thing that you can to in Columbus is to explore the city and pop into the art galleries, fashionable boutique clothing stores, eateries, pubs and clubs. You can even join the Doo Dah Parade, and Pride Festival.

  • Attending a Baseball Match

Even if you are not a baseball lover, why not cheer on the Columbus Ohio Clippers at one of their home games. With tickets starting at $3 for kids & seniors and $6 for adults, it’s a fun cheap day for the family.

  • Trying Great Beers at Bodega

A fan of the golden Ale?  Bodega offers more than 60 craft beers and over 100 European beers for you to try.  Order some lunch and while away the afternoon with your travel buddies.