Destination guide

The lively area of Columbia awaits your stay

Enjoy the area's live music, festivals and theater scene and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Columbia. Renowned for its university setting, shopping and sporting events, this city welcomes all visitors. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Sightseeing in and around Columbia

Do you want to discover attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Columbia a fun place to get away. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Serenity Valley Winery (12.1 mi / 19.4 km)
  • Hail Ridge Golf Course (19.5 mi / 31.4 km)
  • Turkey Creek Golf Center (25.3 mi / 40.8 km)
  • California Country Club (25.7 mi / 41.3 km)
  • Lakeview Park (27.4 mi / 44.1 km)
  • Hillside Mini Golf (28.1 mi / 45.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Columbia

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Columbia is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Shelter Gardens (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Rock Bridge Memorial State Park (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Eagle Bluffs Conservation Area (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Finger Lakes State Park (9.5 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Harley Park (23.1 mi / 37.2 km)
  • Lakeview Park (27.4 mi / 44.1 km)

Transportation to and around Columbia

Fly into Columbia, MO (COU-Columbia Regional), the closest airport, located 10.9 mi (17.5 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Columbia?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 57 holiday lettings near Columbia. From 21 Houses to 6 Cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Columbia for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Columbia?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Columbia. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Shelter Gardens: 62 holiday lettings
  • Museum of Anthropology: 60 holiday lettings
  • Columbia Mall: 62 holiday lettings
  • Stephens College: 61 holiday lettings
  • Faurot Field: 61 holiday lettings

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 holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Columbia?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 21 Houses in Columbia. Our other popular types of Columbia holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 6 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 6 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 15 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Columbia?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 4 holiday homes with pool available in Columbia. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.