Situated on the Alabama-Georgia state line, Columbus is the definition of a burgeoning Southern city. The downtown area, or uptown as it's also called, is filled with its own historic districts, museums, hotels, and an opera house. Vacations in Columbus offer endless leeway with activity choices. Settle in to spectacular hotels in Columbus, and get ready for a memorable holiday.
Columbus has enough history museums to keep any buff entertained, such as the National Infantry Museum, the National Civil War Museum at Port Columbus, and the Columbus Museum there is also plenty of nightlife entertainment. The RiverCenter, Springer Opera House, and Emily Woodruff Hall put on performing arts shows year round and host annual events such as the Miss Georgia Beauty Pageant. For daytime family fun, tour around the Coca-Cola science center, which features seven flight simulators and a planetarium. The MidTown area covers the shopping activities of many tourists on Columbus vacations, with its indoor mall and strip mall, the Landings. If that isn't enough to sustain your shopping spree, travel to the northern part of town for an even larger strip mall, Columbus Park Crossing. Check out car rentals in Columbus, GA for convenient travel.
In the fall months, Columbus is full of fairs, festivals, and carnivals. In September alone, the city hosts the Powers' Crossroads Country Fair and Art Festival, the Columbus-Ft. Benning Shrine Circus, and The Festival at South
Commons. In the winter months, Columbus put on a "Night of Lights" and a Holidays Home Tour.
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