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  • Shannon H
    29 contributions
    It was really nice. Great variety of animals. Had a lot of no shows but it was really warm out. The train was ridiculous. We thought it was a train. It was a child sized couple of cars pulled by a tractor or something. We paid extra to be able to do extra activities, such as riding the train, riding the carousel (which was closed) that wasn’t worth the extra cost.
    Written September 14, 2022
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  • TB_Rays_fan_NJ
    Orlando, FL289 contributions
    Wonderful place to stroll, run or bike. We walked the first mile of the trail between the canal and river, viewing wildlife including numerous turtles, various birds and a deer. Lovely setting. Also enjoyed looking at the old water treatment and electric generation works.
    Written September 21, 2022
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  • hbhakh
    Roanoke, VA1,758 contributions
    We had an afternoon in Columbia so we decided to visit the State Museum. We spent over 3 hours and could have stayed far longer. The facility is large (an old textile mill) and is filled with exhibits. We thought it was very well done and the entrance fee was reasonable.
    Written October 1, 2022
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  • pejene82@gmail.com
    Heilbronn, Germany43 contributions
    We visited the State House spontaniously and enjoyed the flair of this beautiful building.
    Unfortunately we were too late for the guided tour, so we were just strolling around.
    Written August 28, 2022
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  • lisadinsc
    Lexington, SC12 contributions
    very well kept and clean grounds! recomment especially for kids--splash pad and newest small playground opposite side of park than the splashpad is awesome and accomodates wheel chairs/special needs kids!
    Written February 21, 2022
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  • JourneysAbound
    Franklin, TN31 contributions
    My husband and I both really enjoy this museum. It has a nice permanent collection and some great art collections on loan. Since we moved to this area recently, we decided to buy a museum membership as we plan to frequent the museum often. I definitely recommend checking it out!
    Written August 31, 2022
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  • pejene82@gmail.com
    Heilbronn, Germany43 contributions
    We've been to the visitor center, where we were welcomed warmly and even offered cool water. The campus is beautiful, we enjoyed the time there. As we are only tourists from Europe, we were just soaking up the "American University Flair" and had a good time.
    Written August 28, 2022
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  • hbhakh
    Roanoke, VA1,758 contributions
    We added this visit to our entrance to the State Museum. This area contains quite a bit of authentic memorabilia from SC military history, much focused on the Civil War.

    We enjoyed the visit but I'm not sure why this isn't just a part of the State Museum.
    Written October 1, 2022
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  • Joseph C
    Bloomingdale, GA455 contributions
    Our granddaughter along with 379 others graduated from basic training. They moved the ceremony from the outside to Solomon Center because of the rain. The Army band was excellent; very tight as they played uplifting selections. The ceremony made you proud to be an American. As anyone can attest to when it comes time to leave traffic can be so snarled up that as you can usually expect to be waiting to get out can be very frustrating. But as your can expect, the Army had soldiers directing traffic that allowed every row to have its turn moving out making the delay a lot easier.
    Written August 26, 2022
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  • BackPacker567497
    Parktown North, South Africa12 contributions
    This is a great experience attending the Gamecock Swarm - the atmosphere is electric! Great fans, growing team and awesome environment.
    Written August 14, 2022
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  • Girish Y
    Columbia, SC27 contributions
    EdVenture is an educational museum to introduce young children to museums and libraries. EdVenture cleverly cobbles fun, adventure and learning all together. We need more museums like these and Discovery place in Columbia
    Written November 4, 2019
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  • Bill C
    Jacksonville, FL272 contributions
    Improved over last visit four years ago
    RV parking had approx 10 sites with full hookup
    Some of the pedestrian bridges have been upgraded
    The bike/pedestrian trails have better maintenance
    I even saw one staff member cleaning the entrance rails to the campground,

    We visited friends in the Columbia area as we lived there until 2011. With the RV, it was a pleasant stay. We biked and hiked almost every morning
    Written August 18, 2022
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  • BlueJean
    Castle Rock, CO193 contributions
    Attending a Columbia Fireflies game at Segra Park is a treat. This modern park is clean and feels more deserving of a higher level ball team. Enjoyed all the fan based entertainment between innings. (Note: This is lower A ball so it is a bit sloppy and slow with innings averaging 30 minutes. So a game could easily last 4+ hours.)
    Written June 23, 2021
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  • runner24
    Orlando, FL1,304 contributions
    Located across the parking area from the Fireplug so why not visit the tunnel. It's another good photo opportunity.
    Written September 7, 2021
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  • LovesGoodFood2013
    Columbia, SC7 contributions
    Be sure you can use the elevator if you have issues using stairs if your tickets are on the arena floor. Other wise it is a long and painful decent to the Arena floor and very difficult and painful climb to get back up to concourse level to exit. Otherwise it is a wonderful venue for concerts.
    Written June 30, 2022
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