"Columbia in April" Columbia by ZanieOR
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I just returned from Columbia, where I stayed with my traveling friend, Marilyn, in a historical bed and breakfast for a short stay in South Carolina's capital city.
It was a short stay -- we arrived late Wednesday night and left early Sunday morning. We came for a specific purpose, to see my son Matt for Family Day and his graduation from basic training at Fort Jackson.
However, we also managed to cram in a short day and half of sightseeing in historic Columbia and nearby Camden, where to our surprise we learned more about the Revolutionary War than the Civil War.
For more reasons than one, my time in Columbia was truly memorable.
- Pros:Lots of history, all woven together wherever we went
- Cons:Despite a fairly small downtown area, we kept getting lost
- In a nutshell:A nice place to visit in April
Camden is a small town about 30 miles northeast of Columbia, which my friend and I decided to visit as a side day trip... more travel advice
We really enjoyed our stay at Chestnut House, which immersed us into Confederate history, as it was one of the war-time... more travel advice
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