Explore USC and downtown Columbia

The Country Inn & Suites, Columbia Airport, SC lies only five minutes from Columbia Metropolitan Airport and less than six miles from the University of South Carolina's campus. Take a 15-minute drive into downtown Columbia to visit the award-winning EdVenture children's museum, the thought-provoking City Art gallery and the charming Columbia Marionette Theatre. If you're looking for outdoor activities, plan a kayaking trip with Adventure Carolina or stroll through Riverbanks Zoo & Gardens. Are you a history buff? Explore the Woodrow Wilson Family Home, the South Carolina Governor's Mansion or the South Carolina State House.
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South Carolina Governor's Mansion

4.9 mi / 7.88 km from the hotel
Schedule a tour of this nine-acre estate filled with breathtaking gardens. The historic mansion provides a permanent home for artifacts like china, silver, furniture, paintings and documents that tell the story of South Carolina.

South Carolina State House

4.87 mi / 7.84 km from the hotel
Learn about the history and Greek Revival-style architecture of the State House on a guided tour. You may even catch the SC House or Senate in session.

South Carolina State Museum

4.2 mi / 6.76 km from the hotel
This museum's permanent collection includes traditional artwork and more than 45,000 historical objects relating to the state of South Carolina. Spend an afternoon at the planetarium, the 4-D theater and the observatory.

Stormwater Studios

4.12 mi / 6.63 km from the hotel
Stormwater Studios presents multiple exhibitions throughout the year and provides studio space to 10 local artists.

Charwood Golf Club

3.74 mi / 6.03 km from the hotel
Pack up your irons and putter and head over to this expansive country club. Play 18 holes of championship golf, and take advantage of full practice facilities, a pro shop, a restaurant and meeting rooms.

City Art

4.67 mi / 7.51 km from the hotel
This multipurpose venue offers art classes, an artist supply store, a gallery and a framing shop.