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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...

Top 10 Instagram-Worthy Sites in Columbia SC

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 2:00 PM by Holly Heaton

If you take the time to stop for just a moment + look around while exploring Columbia SC, you will find that the capital city of South Carolina is bursting at the seams with unexpected energy and beauty on every corner. We know you’ll want to document every magical moment of your trip (it is 2017,...

How To Tailgate Like a Local in Columbia SC

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 12:00 PM by Kelly Barbrey

Cover photo by: @ScottSauls Columbia SC may be Gamecock Country where the die-hard fans bleed garnet and black, but while we like to get down to business on the field, we sure do know how to roll out the welcome mat at a tailgate. Around here we know nothing brings people together like a big ole’...
With a never-ending roster of live music events, festivals and sporting events (Go Gamecocks!), it’s hard to be bored in Columbia SC. With so much to see and do, knowing where to start can be daunting – especially for first-time visitors. Fret not, friend. We’ve put together a First Timer’s Guide to...