Columbus Vacations & Travel Packages!
Columbus is the capital of the state of Ohio and the fourth most populous state capital in the US. Its geographical location among Appalachia, Bible Belt and the Plains has made it a stellar example of fusion culture. It is home to a superb sports, entertainment, science and cultural backdrop besides a pulsating nightlife. Two notable attractions during your Columbus vacations include the Columbus Museum of Art and Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens. Our Columbus vacation packages would help you avoid last minute rush and inflated prices, and would make your vacations cheaper, affordable and hassle-free!
Best time to visit Columbus is the summer season from June to September. During this time, the city is full of lively events and celebrations.
Places of Interest in Columbus
Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
Built in 1895, the Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is a famous horticultural and educational institution in Columbus. It is home to a superb collection of more than 400 plant species from various climate zones. In 1994, it became the first American conservatory to showcase several species of tropical butterflies in a seasonal exhibit called the Blooms & Butterflies, which attracts thousands of visitors every year.
The Ohio Statehouse in Columbus is the house of government for the state of Ohio. This Greek Revival megastructure was built during 1839 and 1861, and is home to some of the most intricate interior designing that you’ll ever get to see. Its central floor is features 13 stones representing 13 original colonies and a star burst of 32 points to denote the states at the time of this building’s construction. This meticulous design is contained in a gray band that represents the US Constitution.
The Columbus Zoo is home to more than 7000 animals across 800 species, segregated as per their respective climatic zones or habitats. This unique arrangement also includes a large number of themed food and souvenir shops in the same the region. You can make your trip memorable by traversing through here in a train, a tram or a boat.
Columbus Museum of Art
The Columbus Museum of Art was the first art museum to register its charter with the state of Ohio. It was founded as the Columbus Gallery of Fine Arts in 1878, and features a stunning collection of European Art, American Art and Impressionism, German Expressionism and Cubism artworks. This collection also includes some paintings by world-famous artists like Picasso, Renoir and Matisse either.