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 highlights

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)

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.

Where to stay around Columbia?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 75 holiday lettings near Columbia. From 32 Houses to 20 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Columbia 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:

  • Turkey Hill Experience: 229 holiday lettings
  • National Watch and Clock Museum: 232 holiday lettings
  • Wright's Ferry Mansion: 211 holiday lettings
  • Susquehanna Glass Factory: 222 holiday lettings
  • Amish Country: 245 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 32 Houses in Columbia. Our other popular types of Columbia holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 20 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 7 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 7 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Columbia?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 10 holiday homes with pool available in Columbia. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.