Saturday, March 4, 2017

Columbus, GA Bucket List

1. Wander the Columbus Botanical Gardens. {Be sure to visit their camellia garden!}*

2. Go skating at the Columbus Ice Rink.

☑ 3. Root for the home team at a Cottonmouth's hockey game.

☑ 4. Explore Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center.*

☑ 5. Actually escape one of the scenarios at Columbus' Escape This Live.

☐ 6. Find a way out in time at one of the Exodus Escape Games challenges.

☑ 7. Cool off with kids of all ages at the Riverfront Splash Pad.*

☑ 8. Get a library card & explore the fancy public library on Macon Road. {Don't forget to step out & take a peek at the Children's Reading Garden!}*

☑ 9. Eat at the Burger King that looks like a nifty old train station on Gentian Boulevard.

☑ 10. Order something tasty & dine in at what I dub "the old fashioned house" Burger King on Wynnton Road.

☑ 11. Take in the art/history of the galleries & exhibits at the Columbus Museum.*

☐ 12. Navigate the wild Chattahoochee via whitewater rafting.

☐ 13. "Fly" on the zip line that takes you from Columbus, Georgia across to Phenix City, Alabama in one whirring ride!

☑ 14. See a live performance at the famous Springer Opera House. {We saw the Broadway version of The Little Mermaid here & it was magical!}

☑ 15. Soak in the natural beauty of nearby Callaway Gardens. {The Butterfly Center is my favorite!}

☑ 16. Visit at Christmastime & ride the Jolly Trolly through Callaway Gardens' twinkling Fantasy in Lights! {This has become a yearly tradition with us.}

☑ 17. Hike on nearby Pine Mountain. {We got engaged here!}

☑ 18. Take a visit to the Coca-Cola Space Science Center.

☑ 19. Shop Columbus' outdoor Saturday market on Broadway.*

☑ 20. Stroll the Chattahoochee River Walk.*

☑ 21. See all the lunch boxes at the world's largest Lunch Box Museum! {Dan did not even know this place existed in his city!}

22. Snap a pic with the giant cow statue in front of Best Buy!  {P.S.: Her name is Kadie.}*

 23. Tour the impressive National Infantry Museum near Fort Benning.*

*These are free things to do!

P.S.: I'll be updating this every so often with more check marks {hopefully} & more additions!

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