Come and explore all the exciting attractions Capital City/ Lake Murray Country has to offer you. Our region is packed full of things to do for everyone. The outdoor enthusiasts can brave the rapids down the Congaree River, reel in a large mouth bass in beautiful Lake Murray or fly across one of the southeast's largest zip lines at the nationally acclaimed Riverbanks Zoo & Garden. The business traveler can meet at one of Columbia's state of the art meeting facilities, like IT-oLogy or Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center and afterwards see a concert or a show at the Colonial Life Area, South Carolina's largest arena or have drinks in the Vista, the heart of the entertainment district. Lake Murray Country is ideal for family fun, located only a short drive from the hustle of Charlotte and Atlanta or historic Charleston. Whether your family is touring the University of South Carolina or your favorite solider is graduating from Fort Jackson, you will enjoy quality time together after touring one of the region's top museums, shopping in the numerous commercial districts, dining at one of the many restaurants and taking in the beautiful weather.