There is no doubt that Myrtle Beach is our state's best known and most popular beach. But South Carolina has many other wonderful family-friendly beaches that are also great places to spend your summer vacation, or take a day...
South Carolina boasts 47 state parks and with the capital city being smack in the middle of the state, every one of them could be a day trip. When we polled our readers, we found Oconee and Edisto to be among...
Asking for help isn't easy, but sometimes, not having help is harder - too hard. And for that reason, we as parents soon learn that we have to learn a new skill: asking for help. In our culture, we seem...
The holidays are over, the excitement of Christmas and the new year have subsided, and all we’re left to show for it are a few extra pounds, more clutter around the house, and the chaos of our old routine....
My best friend lives halfway across the country and getting together is vital to both our sanities. So what do we do when meeting over coffee won't work? We prioritize weekends away. Some folks say, "I could never do...
Wait... Why would you do that? I am no stranger to road trips. I come from a long line of "why fly when you can drive?"... so driving long distances in the car is nothing new to me. Road trips...
I had a vision, growing up. I would finish high school, college, then find the man of my dreams. He would propose, we would have our wedding and enjoy our friends and family. I wouldn’t be able to contain...
About a year ago, I took an unexpected trip half way across the country with my 1-year-old while my husband was away with the military. No family or friends could go with me, and add to that I'm disabled...
2017 was another great year for the Columbia SC Moms Blog! We are so thankful to all you, our readers, who were right there with us as we shared stories about our families, highlighted all the fun things to...
Leaving your little one(s), even for a few hours, isn't always easy. (Well, let's be real, sometimes it is.) But what if you're leaving them for days?   Since my two-year-old was born, I've spent over three total weeks away from him on...
My family of three just got back from Walt Disney World and we are already planning our next trip! I know many people who go ALL OUT for a Disney vacation - and why wouldn't you? You are spending...
It's no secret we love Carowinds and all the fun and excitement they offer children and parents alike ... and now it just got better! Opening for the spring 2018 season, Carowinds will debut a newly expanded kids’ area. Formerly...
Let's face it, the summertime heat in the Midlands is brutal. And while our famously hot city has no shortage of splash pads and water fun, the one thing our city is lacking is a really huge waterpark to...
Summer is the time of year when many families go on vacation to the beach, go camping, explore Disney World, and visit family and friends out of town. It can be a very fun and relaxing time. But if...
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Where to See Santa Around Columbia

No holiday season is complete without a visit to the man in red! Below is a list of places you’ll be able to find...

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