For more than twenty years, the Insiders' Guide series has remained the essential source for in-depth travel and relocation information. Each guide is written by locals and true insiders and offers a personal, practical perspective that readers everywhere have come to know and love. Ohio's capital city, Columbus boasts a small town and quiet residential atmosphere with big city culture, cosmopolitan shopping, a flourishing arts community, and top-notch dining. The "Discovery City" offers a little something for everyone and its geographical location, competitive cost-of-living, and college-town spirit make Columbus one of the fastest growing metro areas in the Midwest. Inside you'll find: Countless details on how to live and thrive in the areafrom the best family activities to the lowdown on real estate The inside scoop on popular attractions such as the Columbus Zoo, COSI Columbus (Center of Science and Industry), and the Franklin Park Conservatory Comprehensive listings of restaurants, lodging, and outdoor recreation opportunities Sections dedicated to children and retirement Whether you're planning a vacation, already living in the area, or looking to relocate,Insiders' Guide to Columbus, Ohio gives you everything you need to know.Kelley, Shawnie is the author of 'Insiders' Guide to Columbus, Ohio, 2nd Edition', published 2008 under ISBN 9780762747849 and ISBN 0762747846.