Parks and Local Attractions


Callaway Gardens

Not even an hour from Columbus or Phenix City Callaway Gardens is a Georgia vacation resort with luxury accommodations, family vacations, world-class golf courses, spa packages and weekend getaways. Click on the website to learn more.



Little Grand Canyon

The Little Grand Canyon is located in Lumpkin, Georgia. Visitors can enjoy views of the canyons from the rim trail, and backpackers who set off before 4 p.m. can stay overnight along the backcountry trail. Camping and cottages are available nearby at Florence Marina State Park on beautiful Lake Walter F. George.




Westville is the living history village near Lumpkin, Georgia. Actual historic buildings from the area have been moved to the site to save them from destruction. They replicate a working village of year 1850, complete with appropriate gardens, furnishings, and dirt streets.



Coca Cola Space Science Center

Columbus State University's Coca-Cola Space Science Center is located in the heart of uptown Columbus along the beautiful Chattahoochee Riverwalk and adjacent to the Columbus Historic District and the Iron Works Convention and Trade Center. Our state of the art facility houses a Challenger Learning Center, the Omnisphere Theater and the Mead Observatory. There's something for everyone so keep an eye on what's happening at the Space Center.

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Lake Martin

Lake Martin is located in Alabama. There are endless possibilties. Jet skiing, boats, hotels. Always a good time on Lake Martin!



Beach anyone?

Both Columbus and Phenix City are only a short 4 to 5 hour drive to the beautiful coast. Always something fun and exciting to do at the beach!

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