3 days in Columbia & Mountains of South Carolina Itinerary

3 days in Columbia & Mountains of South Carolina Itinerary

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Columbia
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Greenville
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Columbia

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Capital of Southern Hospitality

A compact capital with stately southern history, Columbia serves as a symbol of the south.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): get to know the resident critters at Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Garden, then stroll around Columbia Canal and Riverfront Park, and then appreciate the history behind Worlds Largest Fire Hydrant. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed): let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, then admire the masterpieces at Columbia Museum of Art, and then deepen your understanding at University of South Carolina.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Columbia trip planner.

Greenville to Columbia is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Columbia can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Greenville.

Things to do in Columbia

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Tours · Museums

Greenville

— 1 night

Textile Center of the World

The largest city in "upstate" South Carolina, Greenville has grown around the natural wonders of waterfalls located in the downtown area.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): stroll around Falls Park on the Reedy, stroll around Cleveland Park, then explore the engaging exhibits at The Children's Museum of the Upstate, and finally sample the fine beverages at Dark Corner Distillery.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Greenville trip website.

You can drive from Columbia to Greenville in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. March in Greenville sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 43°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Greenville

Parks · Nature · Childrens Museums · Museums