Stay minutes from The District and other fun things to do in Columbia

Whether you’re visiting Columbia to watch the Tigers play or to explore the thriving downtown scene, the Country Inn & Suites puts you near a variety of exciting things to do. Here for a campus tour? University of Missouri, Stephens College, and Columbia College are all within four miles of your hotel room or suite. After you’re done, you can head to The District, a popular spot for shopping, dining, and entertainment. Outdoor enthusiasts won’t want to miss invigorating activities like cycling on the Katy Trail or hiking through Rock Bridge Memorial State Park. For scenic views closer to the hotel, take a quiet walk through Shelter Insurance Gardens.

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Shelter Insurance Gardens

4.1 mi / 6.6 km from the hotel
Spend the afternoon meandering through this public garden, which features more than 15,000 annual and perennial flowers, a waterfall, a rock garden, and even a 19th-century schoolhouse replica.

Rock Bridge Memorial State Park

6.28 mi / 10.1 km from the hotel
Spend the day at this park that offers some of Missouri’s top hiking trails as well as a large cave system. Learn about cave-dwelling creatures with a tour of Connor’s Cave or discover the underground stream at the Devil’s Icebox.

Columbia Entertainment Company Community Theatre

0.8 mi / 1.29 km from the hotel
For a night of comedy, music, drama, or suspense, get your tickets to a show at this local nonprofit theater.

Finger Lakes State Park

8.1 mi / 13.04 km from the hotel
One of two ATV parks in Missouri, this recreational area is famous for its motocross track but also offers activities like swimming, boating, biking, and canoeing.

Katy Trail

97.93 mi / 157.6 km from the hotel
Covering 240 miles from Clinton to Machen, this well-maintained park follows a former rail path through the forest and along the Missouri River. Twenty-six trailheads make it easy to enter and exit as you walk, jog, or bike.

The District

2.07 mi / 3.33 km from the hotel
One of the most vibrant spots in the city, The District is made up of 50 blocks of restaurants, boutiques, art galleries, and other businesses.

University Concert Series

2.17 mi / 3.5 km from the hotel
Top performers from around the world grace the stage at the University of Missouri. Catch a play, acrobatic performance, game show taping, or concert.

University of Missouri

3.31 mi / 5.33 km from the hotel
Visit Mizzou to cheer on the Tigers at Memorial Stadium. Check out a concert at Mizzou Arena or take time to explore the galleries at the Museum of Art and Archaeology on campus.