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Popular amenities for Columbia vacation rentals

Stay near Columbia's top sights

Columbia Mall32 locals recommend
University of Missouri39 locals recommend
Stephens Lake Park58 locals recommend
The Blue Note45 locals recommend
Mizzou Arena10 locals recommend
Texas Roadhouse5 locals recommend

Quick stats about vacation rentals in Columbia

  • Total rentals

    550 properties

  • Total number of reviews

    26K reviews

  • Family-friendly rentals

    320 properties are a good fit for families

  • Pet-friendly rentals

    200 properties allow pets

  • Rentals with a pool

    60 properties have a pool

  • Rentals with dedicated workspaces

    270 properties have a dedicated workspace

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How is the weather in Columbia?

    Columbia experiences four distinct seasons. Summers are typically hot, with temperatures often reaching 88°F (31°C), while winters can be quite cold, with lows around 23°F (-5°C). Spring and fall are moderate, providing a pleasant climate for exploring the city's outdoor attractions.

  • What are some of the best things to do in Columbia?

    Visitors to Columbia often enjoy exploring the campus of the University of Missouri, taking in a show at the Missouri Theatre, or experiencing the interactive exhibits at the Museum of Art and Archaeology. For outdoor enthusiasts, hiking or biking on the MKT Trail is a frequently suggested activity.

  • What is the best time of year to visit Columbia?

    Spring and fall are often the most popular times to visit Columbia, coinciding with pleasant weather and several local events. The True/False Film Fest in March and the Roots N Blues Festival in September are two significant events attracting numerous visitors.

  • What are the best places to stay in Columbia?

    The Downtown District is a popular area to stay in Columbia due to its proximity to the University of Missouri, local restaurants, and shops. The East Campus neighborhood, with its historic charm and quiet atmosphere, is another commonly suggested area.

  • What are the best places to visit in Columbia?

    Popular places to visit in Columbia include the Rock Bridge Memorial State Park, the Museum of Art and Archaeology, Francis Quadrangle, and Shelter Gardens. The city also has a vibrant downtown district filled with unique shops and restaurants.

  • What are some hiking trails in Columbia?

    For hiking, visitors frequently suggest the trails at Rock Bridge Memorial State Park, especially the Gans Creek Wild Area trail, and the MKT Nature and Fitness Trail, which leads to the Katy Trail, the longest developed rail-trail in the United States.

  • What are some family activities to do in Columbia?

    Families visiting Columbia often enjoy exploring the Columbia Cosmopolitan Recreation Area, visiting the animals at the Central Missouri Humane Society, or learning about history at the Boone County History and Culture Center. The Magic Tree light display is a hit with families during the winter holiday season.

  • What are some of the best day trip ideas in Columbia?

    Day trips from Columbia often include a visit to the state capital, Jefferson City, just 30 miles (48 km) away, or a trip to the Lake of the Ozarks, about 70 miles (113 km) away, for outdoor recreation and water sports.

  • Are there vacation rentals with a dedicated workspace in Columbia?

    Yes! Work meets play with ease at over 270 vacation rentals in Columbia featuring dedicated workspaces. Stay connected and productive in your home away from home.

  • Are there pet-friendly vacation rentals in Columbia?

    Four-legged friends are welcome in Columbia. Choose from more than 200 vacation rentals for guests traveling with pets.

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