view of downtown Columbia from Finlay Park

Relocation Guides for Columbia, South Carolina

Columbia SC Hotels

The Greater Columbia area offers some of the finest hotels in the Southeast. Downtown, visitors can choose from elegant landmarks like the Sheraton Columbia, a recent conversion from a prominent historic office building, to classics like the Marriott Columbia and Hilton Columbia Center. Midtown choices include boutique hotels like The Inn at USC and Claussen's Inn, both close to the University of South Carolina campus. Suburban offerings are convenient to I-20, I-26, I-77, Fort Jackson, the Columbia Metropolitan Airport and shopping malls like Columbiana Centre Mall, Dutch Square Mall and the Village at Sandhill. All international brands, including Embassy Suites, Hampton, Hilton, Marriott, Holiday Inn, Comfort Suites, Residence Inn, Country Inn and Suites and Homewood Suites, are represented.

There are a number of campgrounds in the Greater Columbia area as well. One of our favorites is Jellystone Park at Riverbottom Farms, nestled on 43 acres of beautiful rolling South Carolina farmland, just 28 miles southwest of Columbia.


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A well-maintained website built to direct new home shoppers in the Greater Columbia area to info on new home builders, new neighborhoods and topics pertaining to the purchase of a spec home or a custom home.

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In addition, we publish the area’s most popular events email: This Week’s Top 10 Things to Do! We’d love to have you subscribe! Please click here and you’ll be signed up to receive it in your email every Thursday... that way you’ll know about all the fun things going on in our area - starting now! You can also like us on facebook.


A digital companion to Discover Columbia Magazine. Internet users looking for information on things to do, dining information and events easily find hugerstreet.com with Google.


Columbia's restaurant openings, restaurant news, food events, interviews, more!


Greater Columbia is located in the heart of South Carolina, known for hospitality, and it’s reflected in the smiles of everyone you meet. Our hospitality industry's' staff members go out of their way to make you feel welcome and at home. Besides our innate friendliness, here are some other reasons we appreciate your visit:

&miggot; Spending on travel or on behalf of tourism in South Carolina totals $14.0 billion.

&miggot; Annual domestic travel expenditures total $465,000,000 in Richland County and $387,000,000 in Lexington County.

&miggot; Travel and Tourism supports the jobs of nearly 1 in 10 South Carolinians.

&miggot; Lots of local residents work in the travel/tourism industry! 5900 in Richland County and 3020 in Lexington County.

Let us know what we can do to make your stay longer, more productive and more fun! Email your questions to kathy@gardenerguides.com.

Helpful Resources

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