Facebook Twitter Instagram

Hotel Accommodations, Visitor Information & Attractions

Preferred and Recommended Accommodations:

The Hilton is at ground zero for The Governor’s Cup Running Festival. Close to both the start and finish lines not to mention USC and the State Capitol grounds as well some of the best dining and entertainment venues in all of South Carolina. The Hilton is offering a special race participant discounts You won’t find a better deal in Columbia than the Hilton and the Hampton.

Hilton Columbia Center (Governor's Cup Race Headquarters) 
Governor’s Cup Special Rate $115++

More information about visiting Columbia

RUNNERS TAKE NOTE.........SPECIAL OFFERS FOR YOU AND YOUR FAMILY FROM SOME OF COLUMBIA'S BEST LOCAL ATTRACTIONS

Columbia Convention and Visitors Bureau

The Vista (Gervais Street Hill area)

Columbia's old warehouse district has turned into a beehive of shops and eateries. Check it out for sure. Near the hotels.

Five Points (remember the fountain?)

One of Columbia's main entertainment districts. Eat, drink and be merry.......and recover from the race.

City Center Partnership (Main Street and surrounding area)

Come visit Columbia's revitalized downtown area loaded with restaurant and shops for everyone.

Historic Columbia

Columbia Visitors Bureau Cool Pass

Riverbanks Zoo

Columbia's #1 attraction. Don't miss it.

Columbia Museum of Art

Columbia is proud of its first class museum. Friday night the 19th is "Arts and Draughts" night.......use your imagination and join 1000+ people who know how to enjoy the arts.

South Carolina State Museum

We're the Southeast's largest museum including our new planetarium and 4D theater.

Check us out.

EdVenture Children’s Museum

Columbia Fireflies (affiliate of the NY Mets) Come see our brand new stadium, Spirit Communications Park. Great entertainment at a great price.

Check back for game listings on Governor’s Cup weekend.