About Columbia

Map of downtown Columbia

Restaurants near the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center

Restaurants in Columbia

What is it about the Columbia area? It’s easy to get here and convenient to get around. Columbia offers a wide range of recreation; exciting attractions and spectator sports; and top-notch meeting facilities. Explore Columbia, a true Southern city, proud of its heritage and excited about its future.

Riverbanks Zoo & Garden

is home to more than 2,000 magnificent and fascinating animals and one of the nation’s most beautiful and inspiring botanical gardens.
Twice awarded the Governor’s Cup for South Carolina’s Most Outstanding Tourist Attraction, Riverbanks is the premier family choice for education and recreation in the Southeast.