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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.”
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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.
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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.

Shopping in Columbia, SC

Columbia, South Carolina offers an amazing variety of shopping opportunities, sure to please the most discriminating shoppers. Several area shopping districts invite leisurely strolling among the many charming stores, galleries and restaurants, allowing you to appreciate the beauty and character of this unique Southern capital city.

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Berry Hill Farm

  • 219 Bluefield Road
  • Lexington, SC 29073
  • Phone: 803-957-4203
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Blythewood Farmers Market

  • 171 Langford Road
  • Blythewood, SC 29016
  • Phone: 843-697-1733
  • Hours: Wendesday 4pm-7pm May - October
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Boutique Poulet

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  • Columbia, SC

Cayce Farmers Market

  • 2329 Charleston Highway
  • Cayce, SC 29033
  • Phone: 803-791-1009

City Roots - Your In-Town Sustainable Farm

  • 1005 Airport Boulevard
  • Columbia, SC 29205
  • Phone: 803-254-2302
  • Hours: Monday - Friday 9 am - 5 pm
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Cottle Strawberry Farm

  • 2533 Trotter Road
  • Columbia, SC 29209
  • Phone: 803-695-1714
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Double-A Farms

  • 5412 Bluff Road
  • Columbia, SC 29209
  • Phone: 803-312-1327
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James R. Sease Farms Inc.

  • Hwy 1
  • Gilbert, SC 29054
  • Phone: 803-359-3276

Kershaw County Farmers Market

  • Corner of DeKalb and Church Streets
  • Camden, SC 29020
  • Phone: 803-432-0150
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Lexington's Local Farmer's Market @ The Shoppes at Flight Deck

  • 109 Old Chapin Road
  • Behind Flight Deck Restaurant
  • Lexington, SC 29072
  • Phone: 803-957-3602

Main Street Marketplace

  • 1515 Main Street
  • Columbia, SC 29201
  • Phone: 803-779-4005
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Northeast Farmers Market

  • Lake Carolina Town Center
  • 300 Long Point Lane
  • Columbia, SC 29229
  • Phone: 803-565-6676
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Rikard's Country Market

  • 2165 Highway 378
  • Gilbert, SC 29054
  • Phone: 803-359-4438

Ringo's Produce Market

  • 10545 Garners Ferry Road
  • Eastover, SC 29044
  • Phone: 803-783-0108
  • Hours: Open 9 am - 7 pm seven days a week

Sandhill Farmers Market

  • 900 Clemson Road
  • Columbia, SC 29229
  • Phone: 803-699-3190
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Soda City Market

  • 1400 & 1500 block of Main Street
  • Columbia, SC 29201
  • Hours: Saturday 9am - 1pm
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Southern Blues

  • 218 East Boundary Street
  • Chapin, SC 29036
  • Phone: 803-360-7483
  • Hours: Thurs (7:00 am - 7:00 pm); Fri (7:00 am - 7:00 pm); Sat (7:00 am - 2:00 pm)
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The Farmer's Shed

  • 2514 Augusta Hwy
  • Lexington, SC 29072
  • Phone: 803-996-0700
  • Fax: (803) 996-1341
  • Hours: Monday - Friday 11 am - 7 pm
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The Food Park

  • Corner of North Main and Newman streets in north Columbia
  • Columbia, SC 29203
  • Phone: 803-786-7232
  • Hours: 2 - 7 pm every Thursday

Town of Lexington Farmers Market

  • 206 N. Church Street
  • Lexington, SC 29072
  • Phone: 803-356-8238
  • Fax: (803) 359-4460
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Vista Marketplace at Whaley

  • 701 Whaley Street
  • Columbia, SC 29201
  • Hours: Saturday 10 am - 2 pm
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Wingard's Market

  • 1403 N. Lake Dr.
  • Lexington, SC 29072
  • Phone: 803-359-9091
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