Top 10 places to visit in Columbus – Georgia

By | December 15, 2016

If you are going on a trip to Columbus, Georgia, you may need a list of things to do and see. Read on for a guide of the main attractions in this city.

 

Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Garden

The Botanical Gardens are spread over 88 acres, and the beautiful flowers located here will take your breath away. If you are a summer visitor, you get the chance to attend one of the many seasonal exhibits happening here. Maybe you need a clear schedule and in that case, check out the event calendar.

 

Ohio Statehouse

The architectural buildings can be visited at anytime, and guided tours are available here. If you prefer, you can also take a self walked tour for free. When you get hungry, visit the restaurant and cafe located here, or check out the gift shop in order to buy a gift.

 

Center of Science and Industry

The 116,000 square feet Center is the place where many permanent and seasonal exhibits are taking place, and the amazing architecture of the building is enough reason to visit it.

 

Kelton House Museum and Garden

If you want to experience life in the 18th century, visit the Kelton House Museum and Garden. The building has a Victorian design, and you will get to see exhibits related to that period and era.

 

Topiary Park

Take the time to visit a few parks during your trip to Columbus. Topiary Park provides the perfect setting for a Sunday morning surrounded by nature, and you will get the chance to view all the sculptures located here.

 

Santa Maria

The ship replica attracts numerous visitors all throughout the year, and guests get to experience pirate life in the 15th century by engaging in the exhibits. Along with that, guides offers explanations on the history of Columbus.

 

Prehistoric Indian Mounds

Take some hours to discover and explore the prehistoric Indian Mounds located in this city. Start your trip with a visit to the Seip National Monument, and then go to the Serpent Mound State Memorial.

 

Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

If you want to spend some time with your family doing something fun, consider going to the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. Here you will get to see many species of animals from all corners of the world, including lions and tigers.

 

Columbus Museum of Art

Maybe you are a fan of art, and in that case you should check out the Museum of Art in Columbus. The museum is focused on collections dating back from the 18th and 18th centuries, but modern pieces of art are also on display. In addition to this, the museum also includes a cool cafe you should check out.

 

The German Village

If you want to have some fun, head over to the German Village for a few hours. The German Village is the palace for various summer events as well as the popular Oktoberfest. The area includes various parks and many live music events are taking place during weekends.