Columbia is not just for coffee, it has much more to offer!
Listed below are the most famous tourist attractions in Columbia. Do visit them.
Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Garden: Let’s start things to do in Colombia with a visit to its most magnificent wildlife sanctuary, the Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Garden. This sanctuary is home for more than 2,000 animals which also include some of the endangered species. The wide array of animals in this zoo attracts huge crowds of visitors all the year round. It also features animal exhibits and special feeding for visitors so that the time spent with animals in the zoo becomes visitors’ memorable memory. The Botanical Garden spreads its beauty on the 70 acres of land and it displays woodlands, gardens, historic ruins and some exclusive plant collections.
Frankie's FunPark: Next thing to do in Columbia is taking your family to the Frankie's FunPark. This gorgeous 14 acre family oriented amusement park is a paradise on earth for children as well as adults. The special attractions of this amusement park are three go-cart tracks, three championship, 18 hole miniature golf courses, a 5,000 square foot multileveled laser tag stadium, a nine position batting cage, an pergola with over 150 state-of-the-art games, bumper boats and a pizza restaurant and snack bar. Imagine the great fun you will have with your family there in the park. The park is worth visiting, each section in this family park has something unique to offer, better not miss the fun.
St. Peter's Catholic Church: Founded in 1821, the church mission pledged to devote itself towards the growth of Christendom, education and service to poor. The architecture of the building reminds the late gothic style and it has been listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Visiting this place in Columbia enhances knowledge and also gives a chance of visiting a holy place. The beauty of the Church building is admirable. Add this place in your thing to do in Columbia, now.
Logan Raye Spa-Salon-Gallery: Pamper your body and soul with a relaxing spa at the Logan Raye Spa-Salon-Gallery. Let your tresses loose for a trendy haircut or a head massage service from this very gallery. Logan Raye offers a fine assortment of services like body massage, nail services, body therapies, tanning services along with retail selling of elite personal care products. All you have to do here in the Logan Raye gallery is relax your body, mind and soul. Isn’t that so soothing? Book yourself a nice package at Logan Raye right away!
RichlandCounty Public Library: If books have been your best friends then do give a visit at Richland County Public Library in Columbia. You will find the most marvelous book collection to ever come across. This library has huge collection of reference books that you may or may not find in some other library. It also offers programming activities like story times for children, internet access, legal seminars, cultural activities and theatrical performances. All these will for sure enrich your mind and knowledge in one maiden visit. As a special feast for art lovers, it also owns more than 20 pieces of original artwork by noted artists.
EdVenture Children's Museum: Columbia has so much to add to one’s knowledge that it will take a lifetime to discover complete Columbia because every place enhances knowledge. Taking your family to EdVenture Children's Museum will be a valuable gift, especially for your kids. They will enhance their knowledge about the past, present and future of Columbia when they visit this museum. It is also the biggest children museum in the South that spreads over 74,000 square foot land. It offers wide range of learning facilities for children along with eight galleries, two resource centers, an array of traveling exhibits, and many educational programs.
Seven OaksPark: Keeping in mind the recreational part, we can include this thing to do in Columbia in our list. Visiting the SevenOaksPark which is a community recreation center and also has many athletic fields will refresh you. Inside the park you will find a fitness center, baseball and softball fields, walking trails, lighted tennis courts, gymnasiums, meeting rooms, an art studio, children's playgrounds and picnic shelters. You can plan a lovely family picnic out there in this grand park in Columbia.
Go Shopping: If you are a shopping freak we can help you on your shopping trip in Columbia. Columbia has amazing shopping opportunities sure to please the most hard to convince shoppers. You will find several area shopping districts along with most charming shopping malls, stores and galleries. You will find an array of nice restaurants and eating joints in-between the shopping places. You can have a good bargain while you shop. Once you go shopping in Columbia, it is hard to resist appreciating its beauty and uniqueness.