Vicinity Tours



(32.46186895102946, -84.99469757080078)

Phone: 762-822-6251


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A Guide-On-Board Tour has the tour guide ride in your vehicle. Or, you can hand your key over to be chauffeured around for easier navigation and sightseeing pleasure. No Vehicle? No Worries! Our guided walking tours are relaxing ways to see much of downtown Columbus. A Vicinity Tour is a fantastic "free-time" activity for conferences, graduations, family reunions, weddings, tournaments, and mission trips.

Tour meets and starts at the Columbus Visitors Center, 900 Front Avenue.

Downtown Columbus

(Walking tour also available)

Roll (or stroll) along the brick-laden stretch of Broadway with up to 50 diverse and intriguing locales.


Midtown Columbus

Art, Literature & History: An enlightening exploration of Columbus' Midtown districts. You can visit several art/photo galleries of local artists. Stories of literary greats that called Columbus home.  



Hear tales among the ornate headstones and towering monuments that make these historic cemeteries a must visit during your stay in the vicinity. Not a ghost tour.


Liberty District - Black Heritage Tour

Featuring over 30 points of historical interest.  Several local and national icons such as Gertrude "Ma" Rainey, Eugene Bullard, and William Henry Spencer are spotlighted.  We'll step back to a time when this District was the liveliest place in Columbus. 

(Walking tour also available)


Foodie Tours 

Note: A minimum of two-day advanced reservation required.  

This a fantastic way for Foodies to experience the true Columbus' food scene that the locals enjoy!  A taste of Columbus from different areas of the city.  Each tour spotlights 5 local dives / "mom and pop" restaurants offering a sampling of their popular dishes from southern cooking, barbecue, scramble dogs, to other unique entrees.  Along the way, you'll hear historical facts and stories of the area.  Tour time options are Daily 11:00am or 1:00pm.   Price: $42.50 + tax per person.  


Shuttle Tours

Visiting Columbus without a vehicle? Call 762-822-6251 or visit for Shuttle Tour details.   



Vicinity Tours can work with you to plan a tour to fit your schedule and places you wish to see. Plans can range from one hour to an all-day excursion. Call for scheduling and rates.

Hours of Operation

Monday - Saturday 8:00am-6:00pm


Walking Tours are $14.95 per person (ages 13+), $7.95 (ages 8-12), Ages 7 and under are Free

Guide-On-Board tours are $29.95 per vehicle (2-4 guests); $49.95 per vehicle (5-15 guests); $69.95 per vehicle (16-25 guests); $89.95 per vehicle (26 or more guests)