Explore the vibrant sights, sounds, and tastes of Columbus on this self-guided biking and walking tour.

This self-guided tour will take you from the seat of the Ohio state government to stunning skyline views to world-class parks and greenways.

If you’re on foot, follow the “Walking” directions. If you’re riding a bike, follow the “Biking” directions.

  1. Boston Stoker Coffee Co.
  2. Goodale Park
  3. Scioto Mile Promenade
  4. German Village
  5. The Ohio Statehouse
  6. Short North Arts District

Boston Stoker Coffee Co.

Boston Stoker is a relaxing cafe featuring house-baked pastries, locally roasted coffee, and morning breakfast sandwiches.

Goodale Park

Goodale Park is Columbus’ oldest and best loved public park. Enjoy over 32 acres of green space dotted with public art, and don’t miss the Victorian homes that line the park!

Scioto Mile Promenade

Located in the heart of downtown Columbus, the Scioto Mile is an urban oasis comprised of more than 175 acres of lush parkland along the Scioto River.

German Village

German Village is a historic neighborhood just south of downtown Columbus. Primarily developed between 1840 and 1914, it was settled largely by German immigrants in the mid 1800s.

The Ohio Statehouse

The Ohio Statehouse has housed state government since 1857. The magnificent Greek Revival structure was started in 1839 and completed in 1861. The Capitol Square complex includes the Ohio Statehouse, Senate Building and Atrium.

Short North Arts District

Known as the “art and soul” of Columbus, the culturally rich Short North Arts District is a pioneer in the urban revitalization of Central Ohio.

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