Destination guide

The friendly area of Columbia awaits your stay

The area's entertainment and opera are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Columbia. This welcoming and relaxing city entices travelers with its restaurants and shopping. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Sightseeing in and around Columbia

Are you looking for top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Columbia has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Susquehanna Glass Factory (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Leisure Bowling & Golfing Center (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Kreider Farms (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Crossgates Golf Club (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Eastland Alpacas (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • The Vineyard at Grandview (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Columbia

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Columbia is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Longs Park (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Rocky Ridge Park (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Lititz Springs Park (12.6 mi / 20.2 km)
  • Clarence Schock Memorial Park at Governor Dick (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • Mt. Gretna Lake & Beach (14.6 mi / 23.6 km)
  • William Kain Park (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Columbia

The nearest airport is in Lancaster, PA (LNS), located 11.4 mi (18.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Harrisburg, PA (MDT-Harrisburg Intl.), which is 18.1 mi (29.2 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Columbia?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 82 vacation rentals near Columbia. From 36 Houses to 24 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Columbia for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Columbia?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Columbia. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Turkey Hill Experience: 240 vacation rentals
  • National Watch and Clock Museum: 238 vacation rentals
  • Chickies Rock Park: 245 vacation rentals
  • Wright's Ferry Mansion: 225 vacation rentals
  • Susquehanna Glass Factory: 232 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Columbia listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Columbia?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 36 Houses in Columbia. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Columbia include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 24 rentals available
  • Cabins: 7 rentals available
  • Cottages: 7 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Columbia?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 11 vacation rentals with pool available in Columbia. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.