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Columbus Travel Guide

Searching for the right Columbus deals? Keep more cash in your wallet by letting the clever gang at Orbitz package your flights and hotels. What are the benefits? Combine your hotels, airfares, rental cars and experiences with us and you could easily save up to $369^! With an up-to-date database of more than 500,000 hotels worldwide and 500 airline partners, you're spoilt for choice. We know you'll find something to suit your style. Our packages offer limitless options to customize your escape as well as an experience you'll never forget.

Where is Columbus?

Taking off to somewhere new is an exciting experience, but your journey can easily go awry if you haven’t properly prepared. Why not begin by learning exactly where Columbus is? You'll find it approximately 130 miles northeast of Jackson, the state capital of Mississippi, and about 25 miles south of Aberdeen. Would you like to mix with the locals? That shouldn't be a problem. 24,000 people call this corner of Central Mississippi home.

Places to Visit in Columbus

Leigh Mall Shopping Center is one of the best shopping malls in the region and the ideal place to enjoy a bit of retail therapy. Seeking some more options? It's seldom dull studying the living quarters of people from the past. Go on a guided tour of Tennessee Williams Welcome Center and visualize how this historic residence once was. But wait, that's not all there is! Columbus Arts Council - Rosenzweig Arts Center has a wide range of art exhibits, live music performances and cultural events. Stop by and see what's on.

Car Rentals in Columbus

Explore the region how and when you want by checking out car rentals in Columbus with Orbitz. Start up that engine and strap on your seatbelt — it's time to hit the road! Regrettably, there are no car rental firms close to Golden Triangle Regional Airport, so you'll have to put other plans in place if you're flying in. If your accommodation is in the city, head to Enterprise at 2207 Highway 45 N. You'll find it just 2 miles from the heart of town.

Where to stay in Columbus – Hotel Accommodation

With as few as 13 hotels in Columbus, you ought to move fast! Orbitz has everything you'll need to secure a decent room. Don't want to waste time planning where to stay? Let us simplify things! Our top hotels here include the Shadowlawn Bed & Breakfast and Courtyard Columbus.

Nearest Airports to Columbus

Vacationing in Columbus? Stow your tray table, put your seat into the upright position and prepare to land at Golden Triangle Regional Airport (GTR), the nearest airport. The entry point to your next amazing trip, the terminal is 10 miles west of the downtown area.

Popular Places to Visit Near Columbus

Macon is loved by travelers. It can be found 25 miles from Columbus, and there's no lack of things to do. Start diving into its character at Second Baptist Church. If you'd like to find out more, head to Macon Playfield and New Jerusalem Church too. Aliceville is another nearby destination situated just 30 miles away. This place offers the Aliceville Museum, the Aliceville Public Library and Aliceville First Baptist Church.

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Even the best-laid plans can change in the blink of an eye, which is why we won't ask for a fee if you have to amend or cancel your booking.^ However, it might be wise to see if your selected hotel and airline have a similar policy.

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