Optional Tours

Things to Do in Columbus
Sunday June 3, 2012


Untamed Adventure at the Columbus Zoo & Aquarium
Sunday, June 3, 10a.m.–3:30 p.m.
$45 per person

Eat lunch with the Jungle Jack Hanna’s animals at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, named the No. 1 zoo in the nation by the USA Travel Guide. Interact with Hanna’s exotic animal friends as seen on television and learn from keepers after enjoying a lunch buffet. Then explore the number one zoo in the country, viewing nearly 800 species of animals and taking in new exhibits, including Polar Frontier and Stingray Bay, along with shows and more. Bring your cameras as this will be a day not to forget. Food, transportation to and from the Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel and admission to the zoo included.

To register for this tour, see the conference registration page, or call (800) 350-0111.

Columbus Food Adventures’ Taco Truck Tour
Sunday, June 3, Noon–3 p.m.
$55 per person

Taco trucks serve up far more than just tacos, and nobody knows Columbus's expansive taco truck scene better than Columbus Food Adventures. This van tour will explore the taco trucks of west side, taking you to some of our favorites and providing you with the best of Mexican food in Columbus. Each stop includes a tasting, and the tour is structured with an emphasis on individual truck specialties as well as the diversity of regional cuisine found at these trucks.

If you want to find out what the buzz has been about or want to learn more about authentic Mexican food, this is the tour for you. This tour is suitable for those who have never visited a taco truck as well as those who are looking to explore new trucks and dishes. In addition to sampling food and drink from five different trucks, you will learn about the different dishes, meat choices and how to order at a taco truck.

Note: You will be picked up and dropped back off at the Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel. This tour is not suitable for vegetarians.

For reservations, go to the Taco Tours site and select Sunday, June 3, at Noon, from the drop down menu on the right and enter the discount code “PRSA.”

SegAway Tours of Columbus, Come Glide With Us!
Sunday, June 3 from 1–3 p.m.
$55 per person

Enjoy the thrill of riding on a Segway i2 while discovering the charm and history of Columbus. During this two-hour tour, you will explore miles of peaceful parkland along the Scioto River, the thriving Short North arts district, the vibrant Arena District and historic downtown. As you glide, your tour guide will entertain you with fascinating and humorous stories about Ohio’s Capital city. We look forward to introducing you to a truly unique Columbus experience.

Note: Meet your guide in the lobby of the Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel at 1 p.m. and walk a few blocks to the Greater Columbus Convention Center to begin the tour.

For reservations, visit the SegAway Tours site and choose “make reservations” from the top menu. Next, choose Sunday, June 3, at 1 p.m., from the list of available tours and continue from there. You may also call SegAway Tours of Columbus at (614) 222-3005 to book over the phone.