Did you know that Columbia's college town is politically liberal, thus earning them the nickname "The Athens of Missouri"?
Best way to travel: Car
#1 thing to do: David R. Francis Quadrangle
#2 thing to do: Rock Bridge State Park
#3 thing to do: The Pinnacles
Fun Fact: Over half of Columbians possess a bachelor's degree and over a quarter hold graduate degrees,making Columbia the 13th most highly educated municipality in the United States.
#1 Car Rental Company: Hertz, Thrifty