Destination guide

Head to the lively city of West Columbia

The area's live music and theater scene are just a few of the reasons to vacation in West Columbia. This city's bars, zoo and sporting events draw many visitors. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around West Columbia

Do you want to find attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes West Columbia a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Riverbanks Zoo and Garden (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • South Carolina State Fairgrounds (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Frankie's Fun Park (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of West Columbia

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in West Columbia. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • West Columbia Riverwalk (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Three Rivers Greenway (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Columbia Canal and Riverfront Park (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Finlay Park (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Earlewood Park (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Harbison State Forest (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around West Columbia

The nearest airport is in Columbia, SC (CAE-Columbia Metropolitan), located 5.2 mi (8.3 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around West Columbia?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 96 vacation rentals near West Columbia. From 65 Houses to 14 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 West 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 West Columbia?

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

  • Fort Jackson: 197 vacation rentals
  • University of South Carolina: 126 vacation rentals
  • South Carolina State House: 129 vacation rentals
  • Colonial Life Arena: 127 vacation rentals
  • Riverbanks Zoo and Garden: 147 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around West 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 West Columbia?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 65 Houses in West Columbia. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in West Columbia include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 14 rentals available
  • Cabins: 3 rentals available
  • Cottages: 3 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 West Columbia?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 15 vacation rentals with pool available in West Columbia. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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