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Us travel addicts know that life was meant for good friends and incredible adventures. So dig out that battered suitcase — it’s time to take your wanderlust to Columbia!
The population of this city is 130,000.
If you're holidaying with the whole family, outings to Frankie's Fun Park and the South Carolina State Fairgrounds will no doubt put big grins on everyone's faces! If you're up for even more fun and excitement, the EdVenture Children's Museum and Anchor Lanes are a couple of other possibilities.
The kids will be wide-eyed with delight on an excursion to the Riverbanks Zoo and Garden. They'll get an up-close look at how its animals behave as well as discover what it takes to look after them.
Take some time out from your busy sightseeing itinerary and stretch out on the cool grass at Finlay Park and Polo Road Ball Park. Woodward Park and Earlewood Park are two more spots where you can experience a little greenery.
Columbia Regional Visitors Center is the ideal starting point for your visit. You'll uncover a wealth of information here, including day trip guides, which restaurants you can't miss and so much more.
Columbia is home to a collection of nature reserves, such as Congaree National Park and Sesquicentennial State Park. For some more quiet time, make your way to Harbison State Forest and West Columbia Riverwalk.
If you're seeking a few peaceful places to compose yourself and maybe discover a thing or two, go to the South Carolina Railroad Museum and the South Carolina Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum. Check for guided tours or just study the eye-opening displays at your own leisure. The Historic Camden Revolutionary War Site and the South Carolina Military Museum are also top choices for museum enthusiasts.
Spend a few hours admiring the marvellous collection of artworks at the Columbia Museum of Art. If something in particular catches your eye, see if you can learn a thing or two about the creator.
Take a trip back through time and explore the characters and events that have contributed to this region at the South Carolina State Museum and the Fairfield County Museum. You can also immerse yourself in engaging exhibits which help bring the past to life at the Lexington County Museum and the Cayce Historical Museum.
Get a glimpse into bygone times at the University of South Carolina and South Carolina State House. The Allen University and Wilson House are also well worth a visit.
Whether you're a believer or simply want a little serenity, Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church and Trinity Episcopal Cathedral are sure to add some deeper meaning to your trip. Keen for an even deeper look into Columbia's spiritual identity? Continue on to Saint Peter's Catholic Church and Bethesda Presbyterian Church.
What's a getaway without a bit of window-shopping? From sale items to hot fashion trends, Columbia Place Mall and Village at Sandhill Mall have what you're looking for.
Conclude a great day's sightseeing by experiencing a performance at the Columbia Marionette Theater or the Trustus Theatre. If you're dying for a little more showbiz, why not check the calendar of events at the Workshop Theatre and the Town Theatre as well?
It's far better to look back on your past and say, 'I can't believe I did that,' instead of, 'I wish I had done that.' So, while you are here you shouldn't miss the chance to check out some of the less well-known sights, such as the Fort Jackson and Saluda Shoals Park. You'll also find plenty to keep you happy at Columbia Canal and Riverfront Park and the Koger Center for the Arts.
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