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South Carolina’s capital city is home to a variety of renowned restaurants, all of which bring something unique and exciting to the table. Whether you’re looking for a quick bite downtown or dinner reservations with a view of the South Carolina State House, Columbia has you and your appetite covered.


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Trendy Restaurants Bring New Life to Historic Buildings

Historic buildings across South Carolina are being restored and transformed into trendy new restaurants.

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Historic Inns, Hotels and B&Bs in South Carolina

Immerse yourself in South Carolina’s rich heritage and Southern hospitality when you stay at these historic properties.

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South Carolina’s Zoos and Aquariums Offer Fun for the Whole Family

Explore a variety of family-friendly animal attractions at South Carolina’s zoos and aquariums.

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Meet the Makers and Artisans of South Carolina

Find one-of-a-kind pieces of handmade art for sale at local galleries and workshops across the state.

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Land of Liberty: Experience the American Revolution

Step back in time and relive the history of the American Revolution at historic sites across South Carolina.

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In South Carolina, It’s Patio Season All Year Long

South Carolina’s moderate weather means you can enjoy a drink on these picture-perfect patios year-round.

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Inspired Ingredients and Classic Southern Dishes

South Carolina Chef Ambassadors share their secrets to some of South Carolina’s signature dishes.

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Curtain Call: South Carolina's Historic Theaters

Whether it’s the Abbeville Opera House or Charleston’s Dock Street Theater, these beautifully preserved historic theaters shouldn’t be missed when you visit South Carolina.

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