Columbia's original Outdoor and Travel Specialty Shop, est. 1973. This family owned business, known for its great service, is having it's 40th Anniversary this year! All your favorite brands: The North Face, Patagonia, Columbia Sportswear, Tilley Hat, Merrell, Osprey, MSR, Kelty, Keen and more.
Address: 1215 Wayne StreetColumbia, 29201
Home of the University of South Carolina Men's and Women's basketball teams as well as host to a wide variety of concerts, family shows, and sporting events
Contact: David Cox
Address: 801 Lincoln StreetColumbia, 29201
Horse-drawn carriage rides for individuals, groups, and events
Hours: On demand
Contact: Don Purcell
Address: Lincoln and Lady StreetsColumbia, 29201
Education and entertainment through puppetry
Address: 401 Laurens StreetColumbia, 29201
Largest Fine Art Museum in South Carolina.
Hours: - Tuesday through Friday - 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m
- First Friday of every month - 11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. (until 5:00 p.m. in December)
- Saturday - 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m
- Sunday - noon - 5:00 p.m.
- Closed Mondays
Contact: Todd Buehrig
Address: 1515 Main StreetColumbia, 29201
The largest museum gift shop in the Southeast. The place to find a treasured South Carolina souvenir. Located off the lobby of the South Carolina State Museum.
Hours: Call for information
Contact: Scottie Ash
Address: 301 Gervais StreetColumbia, 29201
Gourmet popcorn, gourmet nuts, candy apples, cotton candy, candy classics, gift ideas, concession equipment and supplies. Cromer's boiled peanuts were voted the Best in Columbia.
Hours: Mon-Fri 9AM - 6PM
Contact: Carolette Cromer Turner
Address: 1700 Huger StreetColumbia, 29201
Cupcakes baked fresh daily from all-natural ingredients such as vanilla beans, sweet cream butter, fresh fruit, and rich chocolate. Nine favorite flavors daily. Eat in or take out.
Hours: Mon-Wed 10AM-7PM
Sun 12noon to 5PM
Contact: Kristin Kuhlke
Address: 1213 Lincoln StreetColumbia, 29201
Five Guys is a fast and casual restaurant serving what many people think are the very best fries in town. Burgers made with fresh-ground beef, offered with a dozen different toppings. Hot dogs available, too.
Hours: Daily 11AM-10PM
Address: 931 Senate StreetColumbia, 29201
Fresh salades, stuffed protatos, sandwiches, desserts. There's something for everyone at Jason's Deli, which features healthy menu items free of trans fats, MSG, and high-fructose corn syrup. Kids' menu.
Hours: 7 days, 10AM-10PM
Contact: Stephen Breining
Address: 823 Gervais St., Suite 100Columbia, 29201
Ice cream made and served just the way you like it. It isn't just dessert; it's the world's freshest ice cream, made just the way you like it, just when you want it.
Contact: Abby Cates
Address: 1001 Gervais StreetColumbia, 29201
Casual restaurant serving Mexican cuisine
All-you-can-eat buffet featuring pulled pork, barbecue, hash, green beans, slaw, and crispy fried chicken
Address: 530 Devine StreetColumbia, 29201
Ice cream, ices, and frozen custard
Contact: Brett Hrovat
Address: 800 Lady StreetColumbia, 29201
Founded in 1896, the South Carolina Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum is the oldest history museum in the state. The museum focuses on South Carolina's military history from the Revolutionary War to the present.
Hours: Closed Mondays
Contact: Allen Robertson, Director