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German Village Guest House
748 Jaeger St.
Traditional yet sleek, this cross between a B&B and a boutique hotel offers three rooms and two suites with all the bells and whistles and a great continental breakfast. Rates from $175 weekdays and $195 on weekends.
169 E. Beck St.
Popular restaurant serving American bistro fare in an elegant yet relaxed atmosphere. Dinner entrees $14 to $44.
G. Michael’s Bistro and Bar
595 S. Third St.
Contemporary American emphasizing local and seasonal foods. The bartender makes a great martini. Dinner entrees $18 to $35.
Schmidt’s Sausage Haus
240 E. Kossuth St.
Family-owned and -operated, selling and serving authentic German food around the corner from the original Schmidt’s 1886 meatpacking house. The cream puffs ($5.50) are a must-try. Sausage platters from $10.75, traditional German dinners from $11.75.
The Book Loft
631 S. Third St.
Thirty-two rooms of books and more. Daily 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.
German Village Society
588 S. Third St.
Watch a short video about village history and pick up a walking-tour map. Monday-Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday noon to 3 p.m.
1069 Jaeger St.
This 23.5-acre park, Columbus’s second-oldest, includes a recreation center, a picnic area, a fishing pond and landscaped gardens.