Attraction-Hop Along Columbia SC’s Trolley Route

Thursday, February 13, 2020 2:00 PM by Kelly Barbrey

While much of walkable and welcoming Columbia SC can be explored on foot, sometimes it’s nice to catch a ride when hopping between districts and attractions. And what better way to attraction-hop than the free (and adorable) trolleys of the Soda Cap Connector. A part of the Columbia Regional Transit...

8 Date Nights Across Columbia SC

Monday, February 10, 2020 8:00 AM by Kelsey Carmichael

Fortunately for Columbia SC, there are unlimited options to choose from when crafting the perfect night out. And fortunately for you, we’ve done most of the work in advance + crafted a date night itinerary for a few of our downtown entertainment districts. Pick your favorite, make a reservation, and...
Shake off those January winter blues because February is showing out with a packed schedule of festivals, special events, concerts, plays and exhibits that’ll keep you out and about all month long. Read on for our roundup below, then take a peek at our calendar of events for even more that’s going...

Did Someone Say Beer?

Thursday, January 23, 2020 12:00 AM by Kelsey Carmichael

While we love an impromptu brewery hopping day (especially on a sunny day), sometimes it’s nice to have a schedule for your suds. Read on for some beer-focused experiences and events that are sure to wet your whistle. Columbia Brew Bus They drive, you drink. Hit some of Columbia’s most popular...

24 Hours in West Columbia

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 2:00 PM by Kelly Barbrey

It’s no secret to Columbia SC locals that West Columbia is booming. This beloved district is home to a burgeoning batch of funky restaurants, a delightful array of antique shops and more art than you can shake a stick at. Start out by booking a stay at West Columbia’s Holiday Inn Airport, where...

Spice it Up: 7 Hot Drinks in Columbia SC

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 2:00 PM by Helen Dennis

The Columbia SC beverage scene is pretty hot, but these spicy cocktails and coffees take it to the next level. Grab your friends and head to one of these local watering holes for libations that are sure to set your mouth on fire, but in a good way. COA This downtown agavaria and cocina knows a...

Zero Chill: Heated Patios in Columbia SC

Monday, January 13, 2020 12:00 AM by Dayna Cantelmi

For all of you out there who are outdoorsy in that you like eating and drinking on patios, winter may not be your strongest season. But not to worry, because in Columbia SC, it’s always patio season. We have the rundown on some heated patios around town where you can stay warm and still get in that...