When you book an RV in Columbia, you’ll be in the seat of Maury County with access to the big-city attractions and amenities in Nashville, Chattanooga, and Murfreesboro as well as the natural beauty of the Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area. Make sure to visit the Maury County Visitor Bureau, the Visitors Center in downtown Columbia, and the Visit Columbia site for up-to-date information, a free visitors’ guide, and a warm welcome when you are planning your visit with your RV rental by owner in Columbia. There is something for everyone of any age and any stage here and you’ll enjoy seeing the sights, shopping, strolling, snacking, and more in this town that captures the best of both the antebellum South and contemporary culture.
The Great Outdoors
The city of Columbia maintains a variety of parks, green spaces, trails, and greenways. Disc golf is available at Woodland Park, which also features the historic Rainey House, a walking trail, a pond with a fountain, a large playground area and several smaller play areas, an amphitheater, tennis courts, and picnic pavilions. Riverwalk Park hosts farmers markets and special events throughout the year and offers a splash pad, recreational facilities, walking trails, and pet-friendly areas. The Maury County Park has a hiking trail, a natural area with an outdoor classroom, a 1.5-mile paved walking trail, sports fields, an equestrian area with two arenas, and two playgrounds.
The Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area includes 300 miles of undeveloped shoreline, 200 miles of paved roads, 500 miles of trails, and 170,000 acres of forests and open lands, all of which you can visit with a Columbia luxury RV rental. There is also an elk and bison prairie, the Homeplace 1850s working farm, and the Golden Pond Planetarium and Observatory.
Golfers will enjoy the golf courses and country clubs in the area. Bike, boat, canoe, and kayak rentals are available for those who want to pursue outdoor recreational activities. There are also plenty of spots for fishing, hiking, hunting, and bird watching.
You’ll need a place to call home with your travel trailer rental in Columbia and the River Road RV Park and Horse Camp could be a good choice. RV sites offer full hookups and either full or partial shade. Park amenities include restrooms and showers, laundry facilities, wildlife viewing, recreational facilities, a playground, and ice and firewood for sale.
The Texas T Campground is another place to park the Columbia rental motorhome. Sites feature full hookups, WiFi, and cable. The campground is pet-friendly. Amenities include restrooms and hot showers, 24-hour laundry facilities, a playground, a club room, and a convenience store with ice, drinks, candy, and ice cream.
You can also stay at the Henry Horton State Park with your RV rental near Columbia. RV sites provide electric and water hookups, WiFi, fire rings, and picnic tables. The park offers restrooms and showers, a golf course, a swimming pool, trap and skeet shooting, bird watching, a restaurant and lounge, and a camp store with camping supplies, snacks, drinks, and souvenirs.
The Campers RV Park is also a choice for a temporary home for your RV rental in Columbia, Tennessee. Sites are full service pull-throughs with WiFi. Campground amenities include restrooms and showers, laundry facilities, a pool, a playground, recreational trails, and a pet area.
Exploring the City
You may want to plan your Columbia rental camper vacation so you can take part in some of the special events held in and around this city every year. Some of the highlights include the annual Maury County Fair with rides, events, exhibits, and carnival food; the Music on the Ridge series with live music and wine tastings; Columbia First Fridays with food trucks, vendors, and performances; the Mid-South Live Steamers meets with rides on miniature steam trains; MuleTown Music Fest; the Confederate Christmas Ball with authentic 19th-century reels, promenades, and waltzes as well as on-site instruction; Sip, Swirl and Shop Downtown (for ages 21 and over); and Mule Day (which actually lasts almost a week) with food, shows, music, a craft show, a flea market, and a wagon train.
The Historic Athenaeum was once the rectory for two 19th-century girls’ schools. It is now a historic site and area museum. President James K. Polk’s ancestral home and its outbuildings are also in Columbia and feature tours, exhibits, and artifacts. Downtown Columbia is a captivating mix of historic architecture and contemporary shopping, dining, and culture. The newly-established Arts District houses working studios, galleries, cafes, and shops. The Armory Recreation Center is a historic landmark with a complete fitness center as well as recreational programming. Whatever your pleasure, you’ll find it here with a motorhome rental in Columbia.