Columbus, Wisconsin, is a sleepy little town with a population of around 5,000 people. Its tranquil, pleasant streets are lined with original 19th and 20th century architecture and, delightfully, many of the buildings here still retain their original purpose. Visitors come to the town to enjoy its relaxed atmosphere and traditional local fairs, and despite its small size, you’ll find a selection of places to eat and stay, and interesting museums to visit.Columbus’ heritage is on visible display through a fabulous collection of antiques shops, all tucked away on leafy blocks close to the center of town, and absolutely in keeping with the deliberate preservation of the past this unique town enjoys. It’s not just tourists who make trips here to admire the culture. Columbus, WI, has appeared in more than one movie, with stars like Johnny Depp shooting scenes in its downtown streets.