- TripBuzz found 38 things to do with kids in or near Columbia, South Carolina, including 14 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Irmo, West Columbia and Winnsboro.
- From EdVenture to Carolina Stadium, the Columbia area offers 35 different types of family activities, including: Parks, Movie Theaters, Sports Stadiums (Professional) and Military Museums.
- Columbia is the capital of South Carolina and the largest city in the state with a population of nearly 130,000 people. Columbia is home to the University of South Carolina and is situated at the confluence of the Saluda and Broad Rivers. Some events include community parades, fireworks, and a cornbread festival.
A non-profit organization headquartered in Columbia, South Carolina, EdVenture is dedicated to children's education. It runs a variety of enrichment programs at schools, libraries and community centers. EdVenture also operates a popular summer camp.
Home to South Carolina University's Gamecocks, the Carolina Stadium offers collegiate baseball in a state of the art 8,000 seat arena. The stadium also offers a dining deck, picnic terrace and special events throughout the year.
Located just off campus, Williams-Brice Stadium is home field to the University of South Carolina's South Carolina Gamecocks, a football club boasting such alumni as the Heisman Trophy-winning George Rogers. The stadium also hosts concerts and other athletic events and tournaments.
There are many appealing amenities at the Saluda Shoals Park in Columbia, South Carolina. Its launching docks accommodate canoes, kayaks, rowboats and light, single-motor watercraft. The park also has a large gazebo and a huge event pavilion.
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Founded in 1896, the South Carolina Confederate Relic Room & Military Museum is the third oldest museum in the state. The collection focuses on the military history of South Carolina with emphasis on the Civil War period.
One of the largest National Guard museums in the U.S. is the South Carolina Military Museum. The museum houses an array of weapons, tools, and artifacts from prior wars, as well as honors South Carolina soldiers who have been lost in war.
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The breathtaking Columbia Canal & Riverfront Park are a main attraction in Columbia, South Carolina. Picnicking, strolling and outdoor relaxation are the most popular visitor activities. The park's canal views are most impressive at sunrise and sunset.
Known locally as Sesqui, Sesquicentennial State Park offers 1,400 acres of heavily wooded terrain with nature trails, green space and a lake. The park provides camping sites, a dog park, picnic facilities, a children's playground and boat rentals.