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Things to do in Columbia

 

Attractions (49)

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Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Garden
Ranked #1 of 49 attractions in Columbia
Category: Zoos; Gardens; Nature/ Wildlife Areas
A popular zoo best known for its beautiful butterfly gardens and family-friendly atmosphere.
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Ranked #2 of 49 attractions in Columbia
Category: Educational Sites
University of South Carolina.
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Ranked #3 of 49 attractions in Columbia
Category: Parks
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Ranked #4 of 49 attractions in Columbia
Category: Historic Sites
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Ranked #5 of 49 attractions in Columbia
Category: Parks; Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Ranked #6 of 49 attractions in Columbia
Category: Museums; Science Museums
Owner description: The South Carolina State Museum is filled with the best of the state's history, science and technology, art and natural... more » Owner description: The South Carolina State Museum is filled with the best of the state's history, science and technology, art and natural history. Science demonstrations, hands-on exhibits, fine art and a children's center make this one of the top family attractions in the state. Sit in a replica of an1830s steam engine, gaze at a 43 foot model of a prehistoric white shark, step into a one room schoolhouse - it's always fun at the State Museum! « less
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Ranked #7 of 49 attractions in Columbia
Category: Art Museums
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Ranked #8 of 49 attractions in Columbia
Category: Children's Museums
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Ranked #9 of 49 attractions in Columbia
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
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Ranked #10 of 49 attractions in Columbia
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
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Ranked #11 of 49 attractions in Columbia
Category: Forests
Over 20 miles of mountain biking and hiking trails from beginners to expert. Trails are very well maintained.
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Ranked #12 of 49 attractions in Columbia
Category: Government Buildings; Architectural Buildings
A beautiful building with wonderful architectural detail.
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Ranked #13 of 49 attractions in Columbia
Category: History Museums
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Ranked #14 of 49 attractions in Columbia
Category: Theaters
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Ranked #15 of 49 attractions in Columbia
Category: Movie Theaters
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Ranked #16 of 49 attractions in Columbia
Category: Government Buildings; Historic Sites
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Ranked #17 of 49 attractions in Columbia
Category: Religious Sites
A cathedral modeled after the York Minster in England.
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Ranked #18 of 49 attractions in Columbia
Category: Historic Sites
A historic building built in 1859.
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Ranked #19 of 49 attractions in Columbia
Category: Historic Walking Areas
Historic riverfront area.
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Ranked #20 of 49 attractions in Columbia
Category: Historic Sites
One of the oldest historical homes in Columbia.
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Ranked #21 of 49 attractions in Columbia
Category: Convention Centers
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Ranked #22 of 49 attractions in Columbia
Category: Theaters
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Ranked #23 of 49 attractions in Columbia
Category: Golf Courses
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Ranked #24 of 49 attractions in Columbia
Category: Military Museums
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Ranked #25 of 49 attractions in Columbia
Category: Theaters
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Ranked #26 of 49 attractions in Columbia
Category: Historic Sites
Designed by Robert Mills who also designed the Washington Monument.
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Ranked #27 of 49 attractions in Columbia
Category: State Parks
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Ranked #28 of 49 attractions in Columbia
Category: Museums
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Ranked #29 of 49 attractions in Columbia
Category: Parks
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Ranked #30 of 49 attractions in Columbia
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals
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