Attractions

Discover the District

https://discoverthedistrict.com/explore/

The district is an 11 by 5 block area of downtown Columbia adjacent to the University of Missouri. It includes an eclectic mix of entertainment, hotels, services, restaurants shopping and more.

North Village Art District

http://www.northvillageartsdistrict.org

North Village Art District is located on the northern edge of downtown Columbia and is home to art and dance studios, galleries, and a mix of shops and restaurants. If you stay at "The Broadway" in downtown Columbia, the North Village Arts District will be in your backyard!

Shelter Gardens

http://www.visitcolumbiamo.com/directory/shelter-gardens/

Shelter Gardens is a beautiful botanical garden located just a few minute drive west of downtown Columbia on the campus of Shelter Insurance.

Stephens Lake Park

https://www.como.gov/parksandrec/park/stephens-lake-park/

Located just a few blocks east of downtown Columbia, Stephens Lake Park is a nice place to get away for a few minutes to enjoy a walk or jog around the park, do a little fishing or simply rest and enjoy the scenery.

Rock Bridge State Park

https://mostateparks.com/park/rock-bridge-memorial-state-park

Rock Bridge State Park is a beautiful place to visit if you have a morning or afternoon free. It is just a few miles south of downtown Columbia that has hiking, biking and riding trails that can connect you to the beauty of central Missouri.

Katie Trail

https://bikekatytrail.com/columbia.aspx

The Katie Trail is 475-mile bike trail that runs east and west across central Missouri. Columbia, Missouri is not directly on the Katie Trail but it can be accessed from downtown. It is a nice ride from Columbia to Rocheport, MO and/or the A-Frame. It’s not a short trip but it can be fun to bike to Rocheport, meet friends for a glass of wine at the A-frame and have them give you (and your bikes) a lift back in to Columbia!

The A-Frame and Les Bourgeois Vineyards

https://missouriwine.com/visit-us/a-frame/

Les Bourgeois vineyards is located about 15 minutes West of Columbia on Interstate 70 on a bluff overlooking the Missouri river and just minutes away from historic downtown Rocheport, MO. The A-Frame is rustic outdoor destination that is the perfect place to enjoy a glass of Missouri wine and take in the beautiful scenery overlooking the Missouri river.

Rocheport

https://rocheport.com

Rocheport is a beautiful small town of fewer that 200 people located on the banks of the Missouri river about 15 miles west of Columbia. It has a number of historic properties and access to the Katie Trail.