Exploring SC – Columbia

P1040314We had the opportunity to visit Columbia, South Carolina, our state’s capital city.  What a lovely town!  Columbia is about a two hour drive north from Bluffton and we decided to spend one night there after Chris met with a new construction company he will be working with.  Two days are not enough time to see all that there is in Columbia!  On our second day, we chose to see the State House and the children’s museum.  There is also a zoo, the Adluh Flour Mills, state and art museums, and numerous guided and self-guided walking tours.  What I enjoyed most about our little trip were the people!  We struck up many conversations with the locals and each one of them was kind and very helpful with all our questions.  I can see why they love their town; it is clean with a beautiful mixture of old and new.  Columbia is a college town (University of South Carolina is the largest in the state) but even when we went out to eat at night, the atmosphere was safe and kid-friendly.  I can’t wait to go back! Continue reading