Columbia isn’t just for Gamecocks, although you’ll be hard pressed to take to the town without coming across the signature black and garnet. Graduate Columbia, S.C. sits right on the University of South Carolina campus, blending Gamecock spirit with small town South Carolina.
Whether you’re an alumni ready to relive their glory days or a Columbia newcomer, you’ll find something to love within steps of Graduate Columbia, S.C. Explore our town’s best and brightest local attractions, starting with these eight things to do, see, and eat.
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Whether you’re a diehard Gamecock, in town for a game, or simply in search of Columbia’s sweet Southern charm, you’ll know you’re in the right place if you’re just steps from The Horseshoe. This solid brick wall wraps partially around the University of South Carolina campus, marking the spot where Columbia ends and Gamecock country begins.
Graduate Columbia, S.C. sits just steps from where the Gamecocks play and where students and Columbia locals alike flock to experience small town spirit alongside world-class eating, drinking, and shopping.