Visitor Information

Best of the Best: #RealColumbiaSC Photo Roundup

Friday, November 2, 2018 10:00 AM by Holly Heaton

Locals and visitors alike are capturing + posting stunning photos of Columbia SC—and we think that’s worth celebrating. From quick snaps on an iPhone to aerial drone shots, there are thousands of people capturing the beauty of this capital city and sharing it with us on social media. Read on to see...

4 Ways to Enjoy Cooler Temps in Columbia SC

Thursday, October 25, 2018 11:00 AM by Kelsey Carmichael

We know Columbia is known for its sunshine-filled days and warm summer nights, but we’re looking forward to enjoying the cooler temps that come with fall. Read on for a roundup of ways to enjoy the brisk autumn weather in this capital city. Take a hike While the mountains are a popular travel spot...

24-Hour Getaway (With Kids!) In Columbia SC

Thursday, June 21, 2018 10:00 AM by Kelly Barbrey

When the newness of summer wears off (oh, around day three or so), the kids start climbing the walls for something to do and you still have another month before you take your week-long vacation, you need a fast solution. A stop-gap. A diversion. A getaway! You don’t want to break the bank , and you...

Coming Soon to Columbia SC

Monday, May 7, 2018 9:00 AM by Dayna Cantelmi

Get excited! The future of Columbia, SC is looking bright thanks to a slew of new breweries , restaurants and other projects that are on the horizon for the coming year. Hazelwood Brewing Preaching “from the ground to the glass,” sustainability is the name of the game at this farm-style Lexington...
The following blog post was written by Historic Columbia in celebration of National Travel & Tourism Week . Join the Historic Columbia team on May 12 for the reopening of the Hampton-Preston Mansion & Gardens. Be sure to follow them on Facebook or Instagram to keep up with all things history in...