Travel and Outdoors

Short-term rentals in Richland County are on the rise. Today we’re breaking down the new changes with a new ordinance, adopted by City Council on Tuesday, April 9, 2024.
Don’t know what to do with a specific item or where to start if you’re curious about recycling in Columbia? We’ve got you.
The annual Dogwood Festival returns this April for a weekend of live music, arts and crafts, food trucks, craft beer, and more.
Get your garden started right in 2024 with these plant events and local nurseries featuring all types of plants that thrive in zone 8b.
With a focus on providing travelers with a diverse selection of experiences, Hotel Trundle aims to make each guest’s getaway magical through its three distinct properties.
Whether you’re a weekend warrior or the next Tiger Woods, these 22 golf courses in Cola are sure to make for a good round.
Explore affordable and hands-free spring getaways with Columbia’s Amtrak Station and five train trips you can take.
To help make your entire experience at Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE) as smooth as possible, we’ve created a guide that covers everything from gates and parking to food and bev options.
Here’s how to snag your tickets so you can see the How to see the synchronous fireflies at Congaree National Park.
The Blossom Street Bridge, built in 1953, is undergoing a $30-$40 million federal upgrade this summer to improve city connectivity and pedestrian access, following four years of planning and public engagement.
In 2023, Congaree National Park set a visitation record with 250,114 guests, reflecting a growing interest in natural and cultural heritage.
We’ve got the deets on the top chefs, restaurateurs, mixologists, and bakers to try at Savor Charlotte 2024.
You don’t need to be a resident… but it sure is cheaper.
We’re highlighting the best kid-friendly activities that Columbia, SC has to offer — complete with art classes, animal encounters, and outdoor fun.
With the TRAK Trails program, families can explore nature in the Midlands and earn points.
The Credit One Charleston Open was recognized as the Hologic WTA Tour Tournament of the Year in 2022 and 2023.
We’ve rounded up the top things to do this winter in Fayetteville, NC, where an abundance of cold weather activities await.
Check out these eight hiking trails catering to all skill levels in and around Columbia, SC, for outdoor adventures.
Escape the winter blues with a weekend of comedy and yacht rock tunes at The Omni Grove Park Inn.
Experience Columbia introduced four local individuals who are going to be the 2024 Ambassadors for Columbia, a.k.a. the local insiders picked to represent our city.
We hope you’ve packed your appetite because we are taking a quick hour-and-a-half road trip to Greenville, SC, showcasing things to do, memorable eats, and accommodations with award-winning cuisines.
Along with thunderstorms, the Midlands could face enhanced risk with a wind advisory and a severe weather alert issued.
Colliers | South Carolina facilitated the PickleGarden on the River deal that plans to feature a new 4.75-acre riverfront property, set to open before the end of the year.
Sure you can stay somewhere overnight, but is it a Golden Girls-themed Airbnb? Take a look inside this eclectic bnb and book it next time you’re looking to stay in Five Points
The Congaree Riverkeeper released its 2023 Cleanup Summary and we’re sharing the highlights by the numbers, key findings, and how you can get involved.
With CAE’s new search feature, travelers can now search flights automatically from CAE.
Average daily walking trips dropped by 36% in the US between 2019 and 2022 — see how Cola compares.
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