Columbia, South Carolina

Columbia is the state capital and largest city in South Carolina. The city is the center of a metropolitan statistical area of 744,730.

As the Palmetto State’s capital and a college town (home to the University of South Carolina), Columbia’s fiery vibe cultivates a colorful arts scene while an indie spirit envelops several energized entertainment districts overflowing with locally owned boutique shops, eateries, spas and salons and night spots. For those with an adventurous spirit, the rivers, trails or the Congaree National Park will provide endless fun. Here you will also discover the Riverbanks Zoo – recognized as one of the best in the country.

Food-lovers have over 450 restaurants to choose from and can pick a new feast for every day and night of the week. History abounds and is celebrated in museums, historic homes and even in repurposed buildings with a new start as shops and restaurants.  Visit for more information about South Carolina’s capital city.