Welcome to Columbia! Home of sweet tea, fireflies, and a famous reputation as The Real Southern Hotspot.
Here, in South Carolina’s Capital city, is where tradition and tomorrow perfectly blend to create a modern city that clings tightly to it’s southern charm, where stately buildings buzz with new business, and centuries-old sites give rise to fresh perspectives. With a little something for everyone, Columbia boasts an internationally recognized flagship university, the army’s largest training site, political powerhouses, and major corporations.
With a dynamic arts and entertainment scene, Columbia offers a rich palette of options for dining, live music, theater and ballet, award-winning libraries and museums, and outdoor activities; all set against the backdrop of the beautiful Congaree River.
There is so much to see and do year-round, that the real Southern hot spot will leave you looking forward to what’s next. Be sure to check out our blog for what’s new and explore our city!