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Behind the Scene Thoroughbred Tour
"Each tour starts at our main office which is located at the corner of Paris Pike and Johnston Road. If you are coming from Lexington it's the second entrance. Check in at the front desk and our tour guide will bring our mini bus around to pick you up. Only 24 people can fit on our bus so it's best to make a reservation in advance. At 9:00am the bus departs from the main office the two largest and original barns. They can house up to 300 horses each. Here it is likely you will see the horsemen hotwalking grooming or bathing their horse. It's all part of the daily activity. After passing C and D the bus will approach the two training tracks. Here you get off of the bus and stand railside watching morning workouts. It is likely an outrider or exercise ride this is your chance! The group spends 20 to 30 minutes railside before getting back on the bus to travel to the backside.While on the backside you will see our training gate where horses learn to break from the gate paddocks where horses spend their afternoons hay and feed stores and more barns. As often as we can we will walk through Barn 28 and talk with trainer Mike Cameron if he is available. We spend about 30 minutes in the barn talking about the horses we see
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Kentucky Derby Museum General Admission
"Located in Louisville the Kentucky Derby is one of America’s most exciting horse racing events in the world and takes place at Churchill Downs Racetrack. It is the first leg of the American Triple Crown and is known as ""The Most Exciting Two Minutes In Sports"" because you will enjoy a self-guided tour of the Kentucky Derby Museum which includes two levels of family-friendly interactive permanent & temporary exhibits.  Ten minutes past each hour you will have the opportunity to see ""The Greatest Race"" an 18-minute movie about the Kentucky Derby and its history a story that puts you right in the heart of the first Saturday of May.  Immediately following ""The Greatest Race"" and at 30-minutes past every hour
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"Private Half-Day Walking Tour: Berlin Wall
"Private Half-Day Walking Tour: Berlin Wall Cold War and Checkpoint Charlie""Your guide will take you on a walk along the former death strip in the city center of Berlin and to a visit of the authentic sites and documentation centers.The tour starts at the Berlin Wall Documentation Center north of downtown Berlin. Here in ""Bernauer Strasse"" many of the dramatic escape attempts took place successfull and tragic ones. See where famous events of the Cold War happend
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More Warnings and Dangers in Columbus

Its not a bad place

Yes there are people murdering and raping young women and all, but its nothing terrible. You get that mess everywhere. Ive lived here for 10 years. The only bad things that have happened to me was I...
Apr 18, 2014

It is not as bad as you think

I have lived in Columbus ALL MY LIFE. I have found it a decent place to live. The Short North, and around Campus is where it's very lively, and filled with people during day and night. Downtown is...
Oct 17, 2011

south campus and beyond can be scary

My son was robbed at gun point between 8th and 11th aves. and campus area especially south campus, I've heard a lot ofcrime happens there. There is a huge drug area there. Be careful especially at...
Jul 31, 2011

Don't wander and stray...

It is a good idea not to stray too far (if any) from the Downtown, Short North and University Heights neighborhoods since crime is an issue. Best to ask a local. I did not see many police in uniform...
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Jul 24, 2011

you guys are dumb

Columbus is not like these people are saying. Crime can happen anywhere, and sure at night you might want to watch where you go. But on campus its usually lit up and people walking all over the...
Apr 17, 2011

Weather and driving

- A little trivia: candy buckeyes are delicious--I especially recommend the ones from Anthony Thomas--but the real ones are very poisonous.- The Ohio State University campus is very safe and well-lit,...
Oct 14, 2007
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well, there is the 'Undead' problem

Columbus is a great city, but there is that little ZOMBIE problem. Every year in late May the undead take to the streets in search for human flesh, or stories of how their bodies are rotting, or nerdy...
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May 27, 2007

Beware of all of the crime

Columbus has lots of crime. Be very careful where you go. At least one person is killed (on average) in Columbus every week. Columbus has a very strong urban presence (if you know what I mean). So be...
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Dec 16, 2005

East versus West

It seems the crime all most always falls on the east side of US 23 (High st) inside the I-270 belt way.The west side of US 23 is relatively clear of hazzards.If you stay away from the high crime zones...
Dec 06, 2003

Columbus,Ohio: dont litter or jaywalk ever

Columbus is very strict when comes to littering and jaywalkingColumbus police and the public safety department are set on keeping the city clean and safe and they do this by:Littering: 1000 dollar...
Sep 12, 2003

Columbus: generally safe, but a few iffy areas

Despite the extreme clealiness and politeness of Columbus,Ohio residents there a few bad areas in the columbus metropolitan area which include....East Side- the area bordered from Livingston Ave on...
Sep 11, 2003

Columbus residents has some...

Columbus residents has some driving issues, mostly centering around turns. Be prepared for left turns from the right lane, right from the left, striaghts from a turn only lane, etc. They also tend to...
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Aug 26, 2002

Terrorist Alert for Ohio... ...

Terrorist Alert for Ohio... The FBI issued a warning in today's Millersburg, Ohio newspaper that a terrorist suspect may be hiding in the Amish community. This photo was the first clue, which...
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Aug 26, 2002

Please be careful of the area...

Please be careful of the area just west of the Scioto River from Downtown Columbus. I noticed broken glass all over West Broad Street & the surrounding side streets, along with many street people...
Aug 24, 2002

Top Hotels in Columbus

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Top Things to Do in Columbus

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Ohio History Center

This complex includes a museum and a recreated 1800's City. There is a little bit of everything in this museum that tells the story of the state of Ohio. it's worth a stop if your in town but not a...
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Columbus Museum of Art

Small but a nice little collection mostly of local ohio art. there are a few minor works by the masters here but not a lot. They also exhibit travelling exhibitions that can contain more major works...
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