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EXPLORE OUTDOOR & CULTURAL THINGS TO DO IN COLUMBIA, MISSOURI

The Wingate by Wyndham is located off the intersection of I-70 and Hwy 63, giving you quick and easy access for fun things to do and exciting attractions in and around Columbia, MO. Enjoy hiking or cycling the scenic trails at Rock Bridge Memorial State Park and climbing all the way to the top of the peaks at The Pinnacles. Hold on tight and go mountain biking or ATV riding at Finger Lakes State Park. Cheer for the Mizzou Tigers or take in the latest art exhibit at the on-campus Bingham Gallery. Hit the sidewalks of The District; Columbia's vibrant downtown neighborhood lined with restaurants, bars, galleries, and shops. Or visit Les Bourgeois Vineyards for wine tasting and dining with a view. There's never a shortage of things to do in the Columbia, MO area.  
During the COVID-19 pandemic, Columbia offers very few parks for outdoor activities, which have remained open.
University of Missouri

University of Missouri

Tour the home of the Tigers at the flagship Mizzou campus of the University of Missouri system. Learn about more than 300 programs that are offered and its cultural events in town.
The District in Columbia, Missouri

The District

Explore shops, restaurants, and nightlife in The District. Surrounded by 3 college campuses, it's a historic neighborhood within the heart of Columbia with a hip vibe.
Columbia, Missouri , Les Bourgeois Vineyards

Les Bourgeois Vineyards

Taste everything from sweet and semi-sweet wines to Zinfandels and Syrahs at Missouri's third largest winery with tours, picnic area, and a restaurant with a view.
The Pinnacles at Columbia, Missouri

The Pinnacles

Hike on top of the Rockies-like peaks and soak up the dramatic views from above. Walk through the creek and discover sea animal fossils from millions of years ago.
Warm Springs Ranch, Columbia, Missouri

Warm Springs Ranch

Meet the Budweiser Clydesdales at their breeding facility during a fascinating tour that includes your picture taken with one of the horses and a beer tasting.
Finger Lakes State Park in Columbia, Missouri

Finger Lakes State Park

Explore adrenaline-pumping thrills at this massive destination that boasts trails for ATV and off-road motorcycle riding and a lake for all sorts of water sports.
Rock Bridge State Park at Columbia, Missouri

Rock Bridge State Park

Explore the Rock Bridge Memorial State Park for cave exploration and picnics and enjoy hiking and cycling on the Katy Trail that runs along the scenic River.
David R. Francis Quadrangle, University of Missouri

David R. Francis Quadrangle, University of Missouri

Known as The Quad, the David R. Francis Quadrangle is the oldest part of the University of Missouri’s Red Campus. Its six columns mark the remains of the original university building Academic Hall. It features twelve buildings in total, including the tallest building in Columbia, as well as the original tombstone of Thomas Jefferson.
Stephens Lake Park

Stephens Lake Park

A great spot for picnicking with the family, reconnecting with the great outdoors, or just relaxing after a day of exploring, Stephens Lake Park offers a lakefront boardwalk, casual walking trails, and complimentary Wi-Fi. Explore its 11 acres including scenic gardens, a fishing lake, beach, and waterfalls, located just minutes away from our hotel.
The Blue Note

The Blue Note

Home to some of the best concerts and live shows in the Columbia Missouri area, the Blue Note was founded in 1980 by Richard King and Phil Costello. Browse this classic venue’s upcoming events calendar and plan your next visit to Columbia to take in some of the world-class performers bringing their talents to this legendary stage.
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