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Spring Break destination: Road trip with the family to Columbia, SC

Located in the heart of SC, Columbia has more things for the whole family to do than hours to do them.

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A slideshow of families on a bike ride, at an aquarium, inside a cabin, and playing at a children's museum in Columbia, SC.

You’ll have no problem getting the kiddos here, but we can’t promise it will be easy to get them to leave after a fun-filled weekend.

Photos by Forrest Clonts + Marquita Wright

Spring Break is coming up, and summer isn’t far behind. Looking for a destination for a family vacation? We’ve got one that’s packed with history, culture, and indoor and outdoor activities — and it won’t break the bank.

Enter: Columbia, SC, a ~5-hour drive from NOOGA.

To make the planning easy, we’ve rounded up some of the top itinerary activities for you to choose from. Enjoy exploring, NOOGA.

  • History: Check out the South Carolina State Museum, EdVenture Children’s Museum, walking tours of Main Street, the Capital, and more.
  • Culture: You’ll want to plan a visit to the Columbia Museum of Art, enjoy the public art around the city, and maybe catch a family-friendly musical at Town Theatre or puppetry performance at Columbia Marionette Theatre.
  • Indoor and outdoor activities: Stack your schedule with a mix of family-friendly indoor activities and outdoor options to really get a feel for Soda City.

If you’re bringing your furry family member, you’ve got the pick of the litter when it comes to pet-friendly hotels. If you’d rather wake up to fresh air, pick from camping options, or opt for a bed-and-breakfast or full-service property.

Ready, set, stay in Soda City

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