J. Irwin and Xenia Miller

Get to know Columbus benefactors and visionaries J.I. and Xenia Miller

New Brownsville Bridge at Mil Race Park

Explore the bridges of Bartholomew County

Learn about the notable natives of Columbus, including Jamie Hyneman and Tony Stewart.

Love YAA dancer in front of AT&T Switching Station

A group of local young professionals created a music video that really shows off their town!


Dude, exactly HOW LONG has it been since you treated yourself to a night of bowling??

karaoke - flickr commons

Grab the mic and show everyone your mad karaoke skills at The Garage Pub & Grill!

independent bookstore, flickr

Ask the folks at Columbus’ independent bookstore for something new to read, and enjoy.


Named one of the best donut shops in the entire state, a local says on Facebook, “If you have never had a donut from here, your life is incomplete”

Wellconnect gallery

There are FOUR free, public art galleries downtown – and take your time, all are sales-staff-free!


Pick up a bikeshare bike and entirely change your perspective – then maybe do the 15-mile people trail loop!

lego characters in movie theater - by jet boy on flicker

Movies are great, Popcorn is great. And contributing to a good cause sweetens the deal – support a local indy theater that gives back.

Mill Race Park lookout tower

The Mill Race lookout tower is the dramatic final stop at the end of the “avenue of the architects” – climb to the very top, if you dare!

Simmons Winery

So, you like wine, just a little? Maybe more than a little? Then head north and west of town, my friend, to imbibe that discerning palette.

hope town square

Head to Hope, grab an ice cream sundae, and just chill in a town square that’s straight out of “It’s a Wonderful Life.”


Are you Pinterest obsessed, like the rest of us? Then head to the only Pinterest-inspired crafts store in the area, can you even imagine?

Columbus native Tony Stewart at the Pennsylvania 400

Swap racing stories about local racing legend Tony Stewart at one of his favorite local stops, he may just stop by while you’re there!