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Great City For Getting Around

Great city to walk around or grab a scooter, Uber or Bus. Very clean. Didn't see any homeless... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Tom B
Rochester, New York
Worth a look around

Clean and safe. Several well kept green spaces and lots of flowers. Some very interesting old... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2018
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Really enjoy Columbus. Especially by the Scioto River. Many activities and great architecture. I am from Boston so I am spoiled

Thank johntwatson99
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Great city to walk around or grab a scooter, Uber or Bus. Very clean. Didn't see any homeless people. Lots of green areas.

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Plan half a day to walk along the Scioto Mile with its unsurpassed views of the skyline to the east, Center of Science and Industry and new (to be opened on 27 Oct 18) to the west, beautiful high rise condos to the north and...More

Thank Ronald A
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

It is a great to take a walk along the river and see the downtown. Parking is easy. The street is clean, the capital square is nice. Feel very comfortable when walking on the street. The street has very clear travel info to show the...More

Thank sar77107
Reviewed 14 August 2018

not what you expect from a major town easy to get around on foot very clean felt safe just a shame about the constuction but thats progress just need some more shops

Thank 461glennw
Reviewed 7 August 2018

There's so much in store when you visit downtown Columbus. The area is chocked with parks, sites, shops, art and much more.

Thank Lepreece T
Reviewed 29 July 2018

Clean and safe. Several well kept green spaces and lots of flowers. Some very interesting old theatres. Love the bit by the water, great children’s play fountains with lovely cafe attached.

Thank Leroy32
Reviewed 23 July 2018

There is quite a bit to do and see in Downtown Columbus, from sporting events to fantastic microbreweries. Nationwide Arena hosts large events such as major concerts and NHL Hockey. Within walking distance there are some great restaurants like Gordon Biersch (a delicious microbrewery with...More

Thank GraftonDave
Reviewed 21 July 2018

Columbus is a very clean city..the hanging baskets are just beautiful. There are many sculptures to admire as you stroll around the area. Numerous restaurants from which to choose a great meal. The capital area is a great place to see the architecture around the...More

Thank CathyP1953
Reviewed 9 July 2018

The roads around and into this city are open and easy to navigate. We are visiting on a picture perfect weekend, so that helps, but the city feels safe and clean.

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