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This article includes:
Things to Do Outdoors in Columbia, SC
Things to Do Indoors in Columbia, SC
Seasonal Fun: Summer, Fall, Winter, and Spring Fun in Columbia, SC
Where to Eat in Columbia, SC
Where to Stay in Columbia, SC
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Outdoor Favorites in Columbia, SC
Sesquicentennial State Park
Discover Sesquicentennial State Park!
- Summertime splash pad
- Dog park
You can spend the whole day at Riverbanks Zoo checking out the bears, penguins, sea lions, and more. But River Banks zoo is also home to an arboretum and Waterfall Junction, which is a splash pad area and a playground. It’s a full day of fun in one spot.
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Parks and Playgrounds in Columbia, SC
Looking for a great place to play outdoors in Columbia? Check out these fun, local playgrounds for free fun. Check out all the best parks and playgrounds in Columbia, SC.
Indoor Favorite Things to Do in Columbia, SC
EdVenture Children’s Museum
Kids will love the Edventure Children’s Museum in Columbia. It’s loaded with amazing, educational exhibits for kids including a giant kid, fire trucks, a market, a doctor’s office, and more!
South Carolina State Museum
The South Carolina State Museum is a hub of discovery in Columbia. Explore a planetarium and observatory as well as a huge variety of history, natural science, art, and technology permanent and traveling exhibits.
Visit the State Capital
Tour the State House and see where the SC Legislature meets. Guided tours are available as are self-guided tours. Hours vary by season.
Surge Trampoline Park
Jump, zipline, conquer the ninja course and ropes course at Surge Trampoline Park in Columbia, SC.
Summer in Columbia, SC
Looking for summertime things to do in Columbia? Here’s our Ultimate Summer Fun Guide to Columbia, SC.