The Columbus Jet Difference
Here are three fun facts you might not know about Columbus, OH
First Cargo Flight
The world’s very first air cargo flight landed in Columbus. Pilot Phillip Parmalee flew 2 packages of silk from Dayton to Columbus in a Wright Model B airplane.
Columbus Knows Beer
Columbus ranks in the top five U.S. cities for craft beer production.
The Spirit of Columbus
Geraldine Fredritz Mock became the first woman to fly solo around the world in 1964, starting and ending in Columbus. Her trip lasted 29 days and covered 22,860 miles in a single engine Cessna 180 that was christened the “Spirit of Columbus.”
Things to See
German Village is a historic neighborhood just south of downtown Columbus, Ohio. Initially platted in 1814 in Columbus’s South End, the German Village area primarily developed between 1840 and 1914. It was settled largely by German immigrants in the mid 1800s. German descendants at one time comprised as much as a third of the population of the entire city of Columbus.
Ohio Stadium is one of the most recognizable landmarks in all of sports. Built in 1922 at a cost of $1.3 million and refurbished in 2001 for slightly more than $194 million, the horseshoe-shaped stadium is a monument to college football.
Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is a botanical garden and conservatory located in Columbus, Ohio. It is open daily and an admission fee is charged.
North Market Farmer’s Market
The North Market Farmers’ Market is one of the oldest and largest in Central Ohio, featuring more than 20 farmers offering an array of locally-grown fruits, vegetables, flowers, plants, honey and herbs.
Places to Eat
Buckeye Donuts is located right on High St, in the heart of the campus neighborhoodGrab a bag of our delicious donuts and a fresh brewed cup of coffee . Make your tastebuds happy!
The Blue Danube
Landmark (since 1940) serving comfort food till late in a funky space with a jukebox & full bar.
Inventive Italian pizzas, small plates & cocktails, served patio-side & in an intimate dining room.
Franks Fish and Seafood Market
Shop from over 100 types of wine and 500 types of smoked, frozen, and fresh seafood at Frank’s Fish and Seafood. Vis food it our restaurant for excellent.