Columbia is a vibrant capital city bursting with southern charm. There are countless opportunities for enjoying the arts, historic sites, museums, and the renowned Riverbanks Zoo. Lake Murray draws locals and tourists alike for premiere boating, fishing, and water activities. Outdoor enthusiasts have ample recreational activities and there are year-round sporting events to enjoy. Columbia is also home to the largest university in the state, the University of South Carolina, and Fort Jackson, the U.S. Army’s main center for Basic Combat Training. Lake Murray is 50,000 acres with 650 miles of shoreline. It is great for fishing, boating, skiing, paddle boarding, sailing and there are numerous campsites.