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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.

Famously Hot New Year Deals

Here you can find hotel, restaurant, shopping and other hot deals for Famously Hot New Year this New Year's Eve in Columbia, SC. Find more information on events, music and New Year's Eve details on Famously Hot New Year's website.


Famously Hot New Year - Hotel

New Years Eve SPECIAL 2016

  • Offer Valid: 12/31/2016 - 01/01/2017

Courtyard by Marriott Columbia Downtown at USC

King Suite, shuttle to Famously Hot New Years Eve Party, Breakfast for 2, late 2PM check out - rate $199.00

Famously Hot New Year Special

  • Offer Valid: 12/24/2016 - 01/01/2017

Embassy Suites Columbia - Greystone

New Year’s Eve at Embassy Suites by Hilton Columbia … “Yeah it’s Pretty Great” End 2016 with a Bottle of Champagne, Party Favors, and an Evening Managers Reception from 5:30pm-7:30pm while ...

Famously Hot New Years - Amenity Package

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

Hyatt Place Columbia/Downtown/Vista

Enjoy your stay in one Columbia's closest hotels to Famously Hot New Years celebrations! Included in the New Years Package is: - 2 PM Late Check Out - Bottle of Champagne - 2 ...
Columbia Metropolitan Convention & Visitors Bureau

Famously Hot New Year!!

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

Inn at USC Wyndham Garden Columbia

Come celebrate New Years Eve with us! We are walking distance from the Famously Hot Year Celebration. Rate includes breakfast for two and internet.

New Years Eve SPECIAL 2016

  • Offer Valid: 12/31/2016 - 01/01/2017

SpringHill Suites by Marriott-Columbia Downtown/The Vista

Package to include champagne for 2 at check in, shuttle to Famously Hot New Years Eve Party, Breakfast for 2, late 2 PM check out - rate is $199.00.

Famously Hot New Year's Package

  • Offer Valid: 12/10/2016 - 01/02/2017

Staybridge Suites Columbia Downtown

Stay 2 nights in one of our apartment-like suites and explore some of Columbia's great local shopping and attractions and receive a $25.00 visa Gift Card! Staybridge Suites is located in ...



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