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COLUMBIA: Southern Charm, a Thriving Arts Scene, and Beautiful Columbia Hotels in Columbia, South Carolina

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Columbia South Carolina may have a few things in common with other Southern cities, like rich history, gracious hospitality, and a soulful attitude that extends into every activity and attraction in the city. But, Columbia is so much more than that. Columbia is a destination that enlivens the senses and relaxes the spirit at the same time. Things unfold at a pleasantly slow pace in Columbia, and that’s how the locals and visitors like it. Come to Columbia and visit beautiful lakes, rivers, parks, and gardens. Spend a day at a museum or take the family to a zoo. When you’ve decided to visit Columbia, choose your accommodations on and start packing for a trip that you’ll always remember.

Columbia – a historic city that combines Southern charm with exciting, modern attractions.  Most of the cafes and shops in Columbia reside in repurposed old buildings, offering a taste of the past, yet remaining true to a culture that thrives on the independant spirit. Columbia is a college town, so it combines a fresh vibe with humble tradition. The arts scene in Columbia thrives, with several entertainment districts spilling over with quirky shops, cutting-edge restaurants, and lively nightclubs.  In fact, food lovers find more than 450 unique eateries in Columbia, and the variety of entertainment options is unrivaled.

If you love the outdoors, there are plenty of things to do in Columbia that put you close to nature, such as hiking on trails and exploring the Congaree National Park. Nearly everything to do in Columbia is within walking distance or a short drive of popular Columbia hotels like the Hilton Columbia Center or the Embassy Suites Columbia Greystone. The Hilton Columbia sits in Columbia’s financial center, also near all of the best entertainment and historic buildings in the city. This elegant hotel is stunning on the inside and out, and is an ideal location for business and leisure travelers seeking some relaxation while they’re in Columbia.

The Embassy Suites Greystone is perfect for families, or for travelers who desire spacious guestrooms and living areas. Step into the beautiful atrium, or any of the public areas at Embassy Suites, and you’re surrounded by comfort, warmth, and fantastic amenities. The Embassy Suites’ location, directly off of the I-126 and minutes from downtown, is a big draw for travelers who want a hotel near Columbia attractions and also with great access in and out of the city.

So, what will you do in Columbia today? How does spend the day on Lake Murray sound, a playground for anyone who loves sunshine and adventure?  Or, you can visit the exciting Riverbanks Zoo. The South Carolina State Museum is a fun place to take in natural history, science and technology, art, and culture. Stop by the Columbia Museum of Art or take a self-guided walking tour of Conagree Vista, a mixed residential, light industrial, mercantile, and transportation district that comprises nearly 800 acres.

Columbia hotels like the Holiday Inn & Suites – Columbia Airport and the Inn at USC Wyndham Garden Columbia are near all of the best things to do and see in Columbia. Reserve your Columbia hotel today and head to exciting Columbia.

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