Columbus is located 60 miles (97 kilometers) from Milwaukee and about 120 miles (193 kilometers) from Chicago.
To taste this region in all it's variety, drive a little further out to experience the natural and cultural sights around Columbus. American Center, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the northeast, and Cottage Grove, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the northeast of Columbus are also well worth checking out.
Get some transportation spend some time in Beaver Dam, a retail and transport hub for the region, situated approximately 12 miles (19 kilometers) from Columbus. This bigger city offers a wide range of visitor attractions, for example Beaver Dam Mall, Beaver Dam Raceway and Moraine Park Technical College. Beaver Dam Lake State Wildlife Area and Sunset Hills Golf Course are also good to visit.
Why not try winter activities here? Skiing is a good option. So is snowboarding. This region offers a range of laid-back activities. Spend a few hours bird watching or camping and feel your worries drift away.
When it's finally time to bid goodbye to Columbus, head to the nearest major airport situated in Madison, 20 miles (32 kilometers) away.