Things to do in Columbia, SC


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Take It or Leave It: The Historic Columbia Foundation gives tours of the city's historic homes.

Take It or Leave It: Staying downtown will keep you close to the action.

Hot Tips: Several budget and luxury lodgings provide free WiFi.

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Caution: Try to stay near where you plan to dine on home football game days (Saturdays and the occasional Thursday during the season). Traffic can get gnarly.

Be Sure to Sample: Barbecue.

Caution: Five Points tends to draw a late night crowd primarily consisting of college students and gets quite busy on Thursdays.

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Caution: The Farmers' Market is not open on Sunday.

Take It or Leave It: The Village at Sandhill offers plenty of high-end and unique shops in a gorgeous outdoor setting. You could easily spend the day there.