Nestled between Nashville and Hunstville, Columbia is the perfect and most charming spot for all your eats, drinks, and fall activities + you can't forget the friendly faces.
The Columbia Fresh Farmers' Market us a must-visit. Every Saturday, you will find all the produce, meet the locals, chat with the farmers, grab a loaf of homemade bread, and pick a bouquet of fresh flowers. Afterwards, take a walk downtown to grab some morning coffee!
Shop 'til you drop
From the crisp leaves on the downtown square, to the fall scents lingering in and out of the shops, to the merchants' friendly faces... you cannot go wrong shopping all the fall decor on the historic downtown square.
Pumpkin cream cold brews! Enough said. Taste test all of Columbia's adorable coffee shops - you will not be disappointed.
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Attention wine lovers! Imagine sitting on a blanket with a cool breeze enjoying your favorite wine while overlooking the fall foliage. Find all of our local winery spots!
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Dinner in Whiskey Alley
A fall evening under the twinkle lights in Whiskey Alley on the downtown square makes for the perfect ambience on a date night. Columbia offers the best dining scenes!
The trails at Stillhouse Hollow Falls are breathtaking - in a good way. The views of the fall foliage and the grand waterfall at the end will leave you in awe. Make sure to snap a photo! It is Instagram worthy. You can also explore the rest of our outdoor scenes!
photo credit: @yanahli_outdoors
Antiques are an essential part of inspiration, and Columbia has all the antiques you could need. Find them all here!
Have a play date
The aMuse'um Children's Museum is located in the heart of the historic downtown. Have a fun day with the children at a place where they can grow, learn, and explore. From exhibits and classes to birthday parties and events, aMuse'um offers a variety of activities and experiences.
The 'Queen Mule' mural at The Linen Duck is in the “must ’gram” list and was painted by local artist Whitney Herrington. While you’re there, be sure to visit the rest of the cute shops on W 6th, and explore all of Columbia's murals!
photo credit: @thelinenduck
Take the scenic route
Does anything get better than a Tennessee backroad in the fall? Take an outdoor adventure and explore the beautiful scenery in Columbia, Tenn.
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Stroll a park
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Fall Unique Stay
Taste Fall Brews
Have a day and explore all of our breweries! Soak in all the local and fall flavors.
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Hear some live tunes
Columbia is known for our live music scene. With venues such as Rory Feek's Hardison Mill Homestead Hall & Blair and Eric Garner's newly opened the Mulehouse, you will never be at a loss for live music. You can also catch live music every weekday at a local restaurant or on the downtown square during First Friday.
Take a Ghost Tour
Everyone loves a good spook. The downtown Columbia Ghost Tours have become a fall staple. You can learn all about Columbia's ghost stories on a guided candlelight tour.
photo credit: Columbia Ghosts Tours
Enjoy a painting class creating fall masterpieces with family or friends at some our of creative scenes - Painting with a Twist and Muletown Pottery!
Visit a pumpkin patch
The nostalgia of a pumpkin patch brings all the happy feelings of fall! Grab some pumpkins and play some games at Pumpkin Paradise!
photo credit: Pumpkin Paradise
Take a history tour
Explore the Columbia Arts District
Exploring the Columbia Arts District will spike your fall scents. Grab some fall-inspired flavors at Wolf & Scout Coffee Bar, Barino's Italian Southern Eatery, and Mama Mila's. You can even find some fall fits at Glover's Second Hand.
Attend First Friday
Experience Downtown Columbia like a local at First Friday. Musicians and performers on the Square. Shops staying open a little later spilling outdoors onto the sidewalks. And restaurants ready for hungry faces and thirsty patrons. Experience the best shopping, dining, and live music happening around the town square in historic downtown Columbia, TN the first Friday of each month.