Extend your stay in the Columbus area
October is a beautiful time in southern Indiana. Most of the month is still mild in temperature, but the leaves begin to turn colors. While you are at the Best Practices for Ministry: Heartland conference, why not take a few days to enjoy some of the places below:
Known as the "Architectural Mecca of the Midwest" and "Athens on the Prairie", Columbus has some great buildings to see, yet it maintains an element of small town charm.
Immediately following the conference is the annual celebration of ethnic diversity in Columbus. Sample exotic foods from around the world - shop for interesting souvenirs - enjoy international music performances - Ethnic Expo has it all!
Just west of Columbus is Brown County. Known for its beautiful hills, trees, and rustic sites, Brown County is an excellent place to spend a few days hiking, shopping, or just relaxing.
Explore the past, present, and future of design at 18 outdoor, site-responsive installations that energize spaces in and around Columbus’ masterpieces of modern architecture. The exhibition creates exciting new ways to experience Columbus' design heritage for residents and newcomers alike.