Just a few steps from the Convention Center you'll find these great Columbus treasures.
THE SHORT NORTH ARTS DISTRICT
Discover the area The Chicago Tribune has heralded as an "artsy and edgy destination." One-of-a-kind shops, dining, art galleries, boutiques, pubs, live theatre, and nightlife make The Short North the unofficial cultural center of the city.
THE ARENA DISTRICT
An easy walk from the Convention Center, the Arena District offers casual eateries, friendly pubs, trendy nightlife, and "the country's best new ballpark," Huntington Park, where the Triple-A Baseball, back-to-back National Champion Columbus Clippers play.
JENI'S SPLENDID ICE CREAMS
Made with the finest local ingredients, and featuring flavors like Salty Caramel, Queen City Cayenne, and Goat Cheese with Red Cherries, it's no wonder Jeni's has been named "America's Best" by Time magazine.
Discover micro-distilleries that take their cues from the Old World traditions of master distillers, using locally sourced ingredients and small-batch creation. Middle West Spirits has been named one of the "World's 5 Most High-Tech Distilleries" and Watershed Distillery is getting quite a reputation for their world-class Vodka, Gin, and Bourbon.
Beer more your style? Then don't miss the Columbus Brewing Company, where you can enjoy dinner and a microbrew just a short drive away.