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Short North Walking Tour

The Short North’s name originated as a nickname for an area in decline, an area that had fallen just short of the central business area’s north end, both physically and economically. Will Haynes

The Short North is now known for its art galleries, specialty shops, pubs, nightclubs, coffee houses, and a great deal of Ohio History and culture. The Short North is also the home of a number of huge Columbus festivals including. Signified by the 17 lighted metal archways, The Short North is where Columbus once earned the nickname “Arch City. ”

The Arena District is where class meets action. Home to the Columbus Blue Jackets at Nationwide Arena, the Columbus Clippers at Huntington Park, and a number of upscale restaurants, music venues, and places to spend time, The Arena District is where Columbus goes to play.

Join me as we walk through some of the most vibrant and trendy areas of the city.

This tour is perfect for anyone who wants to see the local and fashionable side of Columbus as well as some beautiful historic homes. Take the tour during the day in order to plan your activities that night. Bring your cameras and a small appetite as this area is pleasurable for all of your senses. This tour easily combines with the Downtown Walking Tour, the OSU tour, or other Columbus Tours.