Celebrate 200 Years with a Columbus Landmarks Foundation’s Summer Tour
Columbus Landmarks Foundation’s Summer Tours
Historic Neighborhood Walking Tours
CLF’s Summer Walking Tour Series features some of our most popular neighborhood tours and spans settlement villages to immigrant communities to our civic center. Tours last for approximately two hours and cover roughly 1-2 miles at a leisurely pace. Wear comfortable shoes and join CLF to discover the hidden gems of our Bicentennial City. Tickets are $10 for CLF members and $15 for non-members.
Hungarian Village | Saturday, July 28 | 10 a.m. to noon | TICKETS
Harrison West | Sunday, July 29 | 2-4 p.m. | TICKETS
Franklinton | Saturday, August 11 | 10 a.m.-noon | TICKETS
Civic Center & Scioto Mile | Sunday, August 12 | 2-4 p.m. | TICKETS
Lit, Lives & Landmarks Bus Tour
What do prisoners and poets, belles and bluestockings, radicals and reporters all have in common? They lived in or were influenced by life in Columbus, Ohio. Join CLF for this fascinating bus tour offered by CLF and Ohioana Library and explore the better known and sometimes overlooked worlds of O’Henry, R.L. Stine, Billy Ireland, William Dean Howells, Lois Lenski and others. Tickets are $35 for CLF and Ohioana Library members and $40 for non-members.
Friday, July 27 | 12:30-3:30 p.m. | TICKETS
Westin Downtown Walking Tours
Monthly Saturday morning walking tours depart from the magnificent lobby of the Westin Great Southern Hotel. These hour and a half -long strolls explore one of two routes and are a perfect way to entertain out-of-town guests or yourself. Tours are free to Westin Hotel guests/$10 for all others. No advance purchase – pay at the tour.
Temple on the Hill: The Statehouse & Its Neighbors | Saturday, August 4 | 10 -11:30 a.m.
1950s Archi-Journey Bus Tour
Join CLF for an Archi-Journey Bus Tour that will explore the Emergence of the Modern City and focus on the city’s development in the 1950s – history, architecture, and life in Columbus. You will travel through downtown and neighborhoods with relevant stops to explore how Columbus grew in the recent past and can still be seen in the buildings and stories of its citizens. Tickets are $25 for CLF members and $30 for non-members.
Sunday, July 22 | 1-4 p.m. | TICKETS
Historic Tavern Tours
CLF’s popular Historic Tavern Tours are filling up fast! Don’t miss the chance at these fun bus tours featuring sparkling narration, historic gossip and architectural details of the taverns and their neighborhoods.