Guidebook for Columbia, SC

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Guidebook for Columbia, SC

Parks & Nature

A well-kept park boasting 20 acres of an oak-lined entrance, athletic fields, tennis courts and walking trails. Here you will find large covered picnic areas for family events and many playgrounds for children. Community events are regularly scheduled and held at this park, and its simplistic beauty offers a fresh getaway from the hustle and bustle of city life.
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Caughman Road Park
2733 Trotter Rd
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A well-kept park boasting 20 acres of an oak-lined entrance, athletic fields, tennis courts and walking trails. Here you will find large covered picnic areas for family events and many playgrounds for children. Community events are regularly scheduled and held at this park, and its simplistic beauty offers a fresh getaway from the hustle and bustle of city life.
Congaree National Park is a 26,692.6-acre American national park in central South Carolina, 18 miles southeast of the state capital, Columbia. The park preserves the largest tract of old growth bottomland hardwood forest left in the United States.
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Congaree National Park station
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Congaree National Park is a 26,692.6-acre American national park in central South Carolina, 18 miles southeast of the state capital, Columbia. The park preserves the largest tract of old growth bottomland hardwood forest left in the United States.
Sesquicentennial State Park is a state park in the Sandhills region of South Carolina. Known to locals as Sesqui, the park was built by the Civilian Conservation Corps during the Great Depression and was given to the City of Columbia to mark the 150 years following its incorporation.
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Sesquicentennial State Park
9564 Two Notch Rd
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Sesquicentennial State Park is a state park in the Sandhills region of South Carolina. Known to locals as Sesqui, the park was built by the Civilian Conservation Corps during the Great Depression and was given to the City of Columbia to mark the 150 years following its incorporation.

Drinks & Nightlife

Bourbon is a whiskey bar and Cajun-Creole kitchen located just off the steps of the South Carolina State Capitol Building. We serve over 350 bourbons and American whiskeys, as well as whiskeys from around the world. We craft classic cocktails using only the best ingredients, and focus our beer taps on local and regional beers. Our kitchen crafts locally-inspired Cajun-Creole cuisine and we pride ourselves on sourcing the best ingredients from our region, working closely with farmers, ranchers and fishermen. We do not take reservations.
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Bourbon
1214 Main St
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Bourbon is a whiskey bar and Cajun-Creole kitchen located just off the steps of the South Carolina State Capitol Building. We serve over 350 bourbons and American whiskeys, as well as whiskeys from around the world. We craft classic cocktails using only the best ingredients, and focus our beer taps on local and regional beers. Our kitchen crafts locally-inspired Cajun-Creole cuisine and we pride ourselves on sourcing the best ingredients from our region, working closely with farmers, ranchers and fishermen. We do not take reservations.

Sightseeing

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Riverbanks Botanical Garden
1300 Botanical Pkwy
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The South Carolina State Museum has four floors of permanent and changing exhibits, a digital dome planetarium, 4D interactive theater and an observatory. The State Museum, is located along the banks of the Congaree River in downtown Columbia, South Carolina.
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South Carolina State Museum
301 Gervais St
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The South Carolina State Museum has four floors of permanent and changing exhibits, a digital dome planetarium, 4D interactive theater and an observatory. The State Museum, is located along the banks of the Congaree River in downtown Columbia, South Carolina.

Arts & Culture

There is an excellent Pollock exhibition right now. The museum is open every day but Monday, and children (under six) are offered free admission!
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Columbia Museum of Art
1515 Main St
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There is an excellent Pollock exhibition right now. The museum is open every day but Monday, and children (under six) are offered free admission!
Broadway in the Soda City!
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Центр искусств Koger
1051 Greene St
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Broadway in the Soda City!
The museum's mission is to preserve the legacy of the Palmetto State's rich military history by cultivating community interest in shared heritage, and inspiring future Carolinians through exhibits and public outreach.
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South Carolina Military Museum
1 National Guard Road
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The museum's mission is to preserve the legacy of the Palmetto State's rich military history by cultivating community interest in shared heritage, and inspiring future Carolinians through exhibits and public outreach.

Food Scene

Located in downtown Columbia every Saturday from 9am-1pm, “rain or shine,” the roads are closed down and the market opens up. Experience authentic international cuisine and local food trucks alike; organic local chocolate, funnel cakes, wine, street musicians, and of course: local farm fresh produce.
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Рынок Soda City Market
1300-1600 Main St
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Located in downtown Columbia every Saturday from 9am-1pm, “rain or shine,” the roads are closed down and the market opens up. Experience authentic international cuisine and local food trucks alike; organic local chocolate, funnel cakes, wine, street musicians, and of course: local farm fresh produce.
Awesome deli and shop true to its name.
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The Gourmet Shop
724 Saluda Ave
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Awesome deli and shop true to its name.
Great coffee and location to relax and get some work done in the heart of the city.
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Drip
1441 Main St
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Great coffee and location to relax and get some work done in the heart of the city.
If the line that oftentimes wraps around the building at lunch and dinner is any indication of how good the food - then enough said.
Tacos Nayarit
1531 Percival Rd
If the line that oftentimes wraps around the building at lunch and dinner is any indication of how good the food - then enough said.

Entertainment & Activities

Indy films and wine.
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Nickelodeon Theatre
1607 Main St
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Indy films and wine.
Family fun, outdoors style.
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Saluda Shoals Park
5605 Bush River Rd
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Family fun, outdoors style.

Lakes - Boating

I recommend this place in the event you are looking for a location to dock your boat.
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Lake Murray Marina
1602 Marina Rd
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I recommend this place in the event you are looking for a location to dock your boat.