Columbus is the largest city in Ohio. It is also the capital of the state. If you are travelling Columbus and enjoy shopping then you must go to Easton Town Center. It is a large mixed-use town center with fun atmosphere. The Town Center is comprised of 1,800,000 square feet of retail space built on approximately 90 acres of area. This architecturally contemporary town center draws many shopper and tourists each year to Columbus. In addition to house a wide range of nationally known stores and restaurants, it also features fountains, a street grid and a large storefront parking. If you are looking for some parks and gardens then you can go to the Topiary Garden located at East Town Street. This is a sculptured evergreen garden featuring larger-than-life human figures, animals and boats which is themed around Georges Seurat's famous painting "A Sunday Afternoon on the Isle of La Grand Jatte". Built in 1992, this 7-acre park is a popular destination for nature lovers. It is a beautiful place to walk around in a sunny day. If that's not enough then you can go to nearby Inniswood Botanical Garden and Nature Preserve also known as Inniswood Metro Gardens. This 121-acre botanical garden contains over 2,000 plant species including collections of conifers, daffodils, daylilies and more. It also features five theme gardens: Biblical garden, herbal garden, medicinal garden, rose garden and woodland rock garden. Visitors will enjoy the beautiful sight of blooming seasonal flowers of the gardens and natural areas as they walk along two mile long trails and paved ways.
Enterprise Rent-A-Car is offering great deals for Columbus residents. At Enterprise, you have more choice when you rent a car since you are looking at a large collection of vehicles varied in makes and models. Just make your reservation online and pick up your car from the Enterprise location near you.
There are plenty more to do in Columbus, Ohio. If you are in downtown Columbus then you can visit the Ohio Theater located at East State Street. It is a performing arts center also known as the "Official Theatre of the State of Ohio". Ohio Theatre was designed by well known theatre architect Thomas W. Lamb, who created a luxurious fantasy atmosphere inside. It was furnished by New York decorator Anne Dornan with each room had a separate theme. The theatre also featured lavish men's and women's lounge areas. Opened in 1928, this 2,779 seat Spanish Baroque movie palace featured movies, orchestra and a wide variety of live shows. Some of the notable performers included Ray Bolger, Milton Berle, Fred Waring, Buddy Ebsen, Ginger Rogers and Jack Benny among others. If you have children with you then you can take them to the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, located just north of Columbus. It is well-known for its collections that include polar bears, lowland gorillas, Siberian tigers, cheetahs and kangaroos. Its director emeritus, Jack Hanna, frequently appears on national television, including on The Tonight Show and The Late Show with David Letterman. In 2009, it was named by the USA Travel Guide as the number one zoo in the United States. The zoo is houses more than 9,000 animals representing over 700 species. It attracts over 2.3 million visitors each year. The exhibits are divided into eight geographical regions: North America, Polar Frontier, Pachyderms, Asia Quest, Shores, African Forest and Voyage to Australia and the Islands. The zoo also owns an 18-hole golf course, known as the Safari Golf Club, Zoombezi Bay and Jungle Jack's Landing.