Take a Dip in The Chattahoochee River.
You can’t truly experience Columbus without checking out the majestic Chattahoochee River, the longest urban whitewater course around the globe. If you aren’t the rafting type, you can still get your blood pumping with exciting flyfishing courses and abundant fishing conditions made possible by the River Restoration project. You can also just take it easy with a leisurely stroll along the Columbus Riverwalk, a beautiful linear park that runs an astounding 15 mile length along the banks of the Chattahoochee.
Explore the Local Art Scene.
Columbus hosts an eclectic art and performance scene, ranging from hilarious small theater productions at Sherlock’s Mystery Dinner Theatre, to extravagant Operas performed at the colossal Springer Opera House. Also check out local art enclaves at the Joseph House, the Sculpture Walk, and the Columbus Museum. Beyond these year-round offerings, you could also explore the works of local artists though seasonal events, read below!
Engage Columbus’ Local Events.
Looking for something fresh and exciting to do during your stay in the Columbus, Georgia area? Discover things to do at our local events section, where the offerings can range anywhere from fashion shows to essential oil seminars. Live a little and treat yourself to some local Columbus culture.
Breathe in the Great Outdoors.
Columbus is home to more than ten large-scale public parks, which combined are still dwarfed by the size of the nearby Standing Boy Creek State Park. This lush green recreational area spans over 1,500 acres and was created by Sonny Perdue’s executive order in 2004.