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Looking for things to do in Columbus, Indiana? This guide to things to do will help you zero in on attractions and activities that interest you, including things to do for families.

See where John Cho, Haley Lu Richardson, and Parker Posey filmed the acclaimed COLUMBUS.

240Sweet marshmallow-making class

See if you can find the one-of-a-kind illustrations created especially for Columbus

Fifth and Washington Street

Instagrammers can tip you off to more fun and interesting spots you can explore in Columbus

Neighborfest performer

Plan your trip so you will have time to experience the art and music events.


Find out what Midwest Living magazine suggests for your trip to Columbus, Indiana.

Viewpoint Books upshot

Book lovers will love this independent bookstore in downtown Columbus.


Explore over 27 miles of People Trails – great way to experience Columbus.


Explore three craft breweries in Columbus, including “the best small brewpub in America”!


See photos from the week CBS Sunday Morning, and Charles Osgood, came to Columbus.


Famed golf course designer Robert Trent Jones designed Otter Creek, and it’s a public course!

Three Chihuly glass stops and three more shops which fans of glass will enjoy


GPS your way to the donut shop rated one of the best in Indiana – get there early, before they run out!


Head to Not Just Popcorn and try hundreds of popcorn flavors – as featured on The Food Network.

Find out about the advantages of living in this small city with big-city amenities and a quick drive to so many fun things to see and do.


When AARP selected Columbus as one of the top ten places to retire, few here were surprised. Find out why.


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Explore the many, many things to do that are oh-so-close to Columbus, Indiana – only about an hour from three major American cities as well as Bloomington, the home of Indiana University. Visit the Pinterest page.

Videos about the Columbus art and architecture collection


Discover the back stories of the community, the architects, and the architecture in the architecture videos

Discover Columbus through posts by visitors on Instagram

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Enjoy beautiful photos of Columbus sites and activities on Instagram

Learn more about Columbus on YouTube

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We’ve gathered some of the best videos about Columbus, check them out on YouTube.