Special Alert
Spotlight

Book Online

Book Online or Call
1.888.809.7831
Top 10 Visitor Favorites
01
Want to feed a giraffe or get cozy with a flamingo? The 170-acre Riverbanks Zoo and Garden is home to more than 2,000 creatures, with even more fun in a three-story ropes course, four zip-lines, nature trails, pony rides and more.
02
Art, history, science and discovery collide in Columbia, SC at our many museums. Step back in time at the region’s historic museums, reflect on the finer things in life at an art museum, or find the inner child at the Southeast’s largest children’s museum.
03
South Carolina’s only national park is the largest old-growth bottomland hardwood forest in the Southeast and contains some of the nation’s tallest trees. Experience the park through many opportunities, including an elevated boardwalk, guided canoe trips and even nighttime hikes.
04
The South Carolina State House overlooks downtown Columbia, SC’s Main Street and is a must-see on any trip. The copper Greek Revival dome and Corinthian columns adorn the structure, while six stars mark where Union cannonballs struck the building during the Civil War.
05
Located between downtown Columbia and Lake Murray, Saluda Shoals Park offers paved and unpaved hiking trails, kayaking and canoeing on the Saluda River, trout fishing, horseback riding and a splash pad for the little ones.
06
This 18,000-seat arena is your ticket to popular music and entertainment, hosting names like Taylor Swift, Red Hot Chili Peppers or Billy Joel, performances by Cirque du Soleil, Gamecocks basketball games, the circus and even more.
07
Learn how to sail, kayak or canoe, scuba dive, water ski or just cruise this watery playground. In late summer, thousands of purple martins converge on Bomb Island, the largest roosting sanctuary in North America.
08
Whether you’re a Gamecock or an opponent, you’ll enjoy game day in Columbia, SC. Baseball and football fans tailgate in style before heading to the stadium for a frenzied afternoon or evening of jumping to “Sandstorm.”
09
Locals agree that Columbia's barbecue, smoky pulled pork smothered in our unique mustard-based sauce, is a must-try on any trip to the region. Most “joints” will offer a wide variety of Southern food, including fried chicken, hash and rice, hush puppies and macaroni and cheese.
10
Boutiques, antique stores, and large malls and shopping villages give visitors the opportunity to snag something Southern as a wearable or local product. Try Devine Street, Five Points, the Congaree Vista, Main Street, Village at Sandhill or other hot spots throughout the region.

Columbia, SC Deals

Want a weekend getaway that won't break the bank? Columbia offers historical sites, a world-class zoo, art and children's museums, river explorations, and hiking a national park. Choose from our discount hotel packages, special offers and coupons -- or create your own adventure and escape to the hottest spot in South Carolina!

 Columbia SC Hotel Deals  Columbia SC Restaurant Deals  Columbia SC Shopping Deals

Book custom hotel packages and purchase attractions tickets at reservations.columbiacvb.com

Hotel Package

Family Fun Night

  • Offer Valid: 12/21/2011 - 12/31/2016

Embassy Suites Columbia - Greystone

Enjoy a two-room suite with a Complimentary Evening Reception from 5:30-7:30pm, an in-room movie, a six pack of soft drinks, and complimentary breakfast buffet the next morning. Rates start ...

Embassy Suite’s Romantic Getaway Package

  • Offer Valid: 06/04/2015 - 12/31/2016

Embassy Suites Columbia - Greystone

Prices start at $145.99*Enjoy a romantic getaway with:a Bottle of Sparkling Wine, keepsake champagne flutesand Chocolate Covered Strawberries*. Plus, each day you stay with us, you’ll get a ...
Military Discount

Military Appreciation 10%

  • Offer Valid: 01/12/2015 - 12/31/2016

Studio Cellar

To show our appreciation to all that serve and their families, Studio Cellar is offering 10% off on any paint class purchased. Coupon not valid without Military/Dependent I.D. You will ...

Military Discount

  • Offer Valid: 04/24/2013 - 12/31/2020

The Backpacker Quality Gear

10% discount on regular priced merchandise for active military personnel.
Other Discount

AAA members save up to 10% off

  • Offer Valid: 06/01/2016 - 12/31/2016

Hampton Inn Columbia Northeast Fort Jackson Area

Being a member of AAA/CAA has plenty of advantages — and this one could become your favorite! AAA members can save up to 10% off our Best Available Rate at Hampton. Just enter your member ...

Military Discount

  • Offer Valid: 04/24/2013 - 12/31/2020

The Backpacker Quality Gear

10% discount on regular priced merchandise for active military personnel.
Shopping

Military Discount

  • Offer Valid: 04/24/2013 - 12/31/2020

The Backpacker Quality Gear

10% discount on regular priced merchandise for active military personnel.