LEARN ABOUT THE MIDLANDS

Columbia, South Carolina, the heart of the South that combines all the graces of a rich past with the vibrance of emerging new business. Columbia is a center for military, academic, government and commerce for the Palmetto State. With over 200 years of history, beautiful Lake Murray, The University of South Carolina, and the Army’s largest training base. Tourists and meeting planners come from miles around to share in the splendor of Columbia’s past and down-home Southern charm!
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The Greater Columbia area, also known as the Midlands, is comprised of Richland and Lexington counties. Home of the state capital, Columbia is located in the geographic center of the state. All of South Carolina can be reached in just a three hour drive. Columbia is the perfect place to call home.

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Columbia is home of Riverbanks Zoo & Botanical Garden, named one of the top 10 zoological parks in the nation; the South Carolina State Museum, a comprehensive look at all South Carolina was, is and can be; lovely antebellum homes and historic churches; beautiful Lake Murray, a 50,000-acre water playground; and the list goes on.

Boasting three rivers and beautiful Lake Murray, challenging golf courses and the nationally-known Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Garden, this region offers vacation and entertainment opportunities for the entire family. Our Capital City, Columbia, offers a diverse selection of cultural and educational attractions, such as the Columbia Museum of Art and Edventure.

For a journey back in time, make the short drive to the Lexington County Museum to take your family back in time. Visit the Newberry Opera House for an array of musical and theatrical entertainment options throughout the year and enjoy their great restaurants and antique shopping.

Take advantage of our abundant natural beauty, by visiting the Congaree National Park, the Cayce Riverwalk or simply rent a boat and spend the day on beautiful Lake Murray. The outdoor recreational opportunities are endless in Capital City/Lake Murray Country!

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