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Where to Eat Out With Kids in Columbia, SC

Our Favorite Kid-Friendly Restaurants in Columbia, SC

Are you looking for a restaurant in the Columbia, SC area that is kid-friendly? Whether you’re looking for a family-friendly place to grab breakfast or even enjoy a sit-down dinner, we’ve got you covered! With restaurants that include built-in ice cream or dessert shops, arcade games, and endless kid-friendly meals, this list will have the perfect spot for you!

Plan a visit to Greenville

The Ultimate Guide to Visiting Greenville, SC

Planning a visit to Greenville, SC? We’re so glad! We love our little city (and so does The New York Times, Forbes, and Southern Living!) because there’s so much for everyone to see, do, and eat. Art connoisseurs, outdoor enthusiasts, foodies, and history buffs will all find something to enjoy while visiting Greenville. And, of course, families have an incredible amount of opportunities to make memories here. So since you’re planning to visit, we wanted to make your planning a little easier by giving you a list of our top recommendations for places to eat, places to stay, and things to do in Greenville… as well as a guide to parking in downtown Greenville.

Amazing Vacation Rental Homes for the Best Family Vacations

Are you looking for the perfect vacation home to rent for your next family vacation? No matter where you’re headed, whether it’s the mountains, the beach or somewhere in between, we’ve found some truly unique and stellar vacation homes you’ll want to check out. We have lists of homes that feature amenities we know families want. So get planning, and enjoy your next vacation!

Make these "You Rock" Valentines

Make These “You Rock” Valentines

Need an idea for school Valentines this year? The time-honored tradition of handing out small cards with a little candy, stickers, pencils or other small trinkets to the class is one school children look forward to year after year. Who doesn’t like receiving nearly 2 dozen little presents and notes? If you’re looking for something a little different this year, check out these homemade “You Rock” Valentines.

Time for Vacation? These Florida Beach Vacation Rentals All Have Private Pools

Ready for a warm weather, Florida vacation? Maybe the winter and Covid-19 blues have combined to be a little too much, or maybe it’s just time for a little family vacation under the sun. Either way, we have a list of Florida vacation rentals that are located near the beach and all have private pools. Many of these rentals include fabulous family extras like game rooms, beach carts and supplies, toys, fire pits and more!

Day Trip Guide

The Ultimate Guide to Day Trips Near Columbia, SC

Are you looking for day trip ideas near the Upstate South Carolina area? You have found our official Kidding Around Day Trip Headquarters! We have compiled our ever-expansive list of day trip offerings to one page, where you can easily find your desired trip, fuel your wanderlust and still have the kiddos back by bedtime! Happy adventuring!

Revolutionary War Visitors Center Camden, SC

Explore the Revolutionary War in Historic Camden, SC

Are you looking for a South Carolina town day trip packed with Revolutionary War history? We found the perfect spot in nearby Camden, SC just 2 hours from Greenville. As South Carolina’s earliest inland town, Camden provides opportunities to learn about the American Revolution, enjoy a small-town downtown complete with unique shopping and dining, and even kayak through a state park.

Congaree scenes

Adventure is Waiting at Congaree National Park

Are you planning a trip to Congaree National Park in Hopkins, SC? Whether you want to kayak, canoe or hike through the old-growth forest, Congaree National Park is a fabulous adventure. With unique hiking trails for all skill levels, plus so many natural features and animals to observe, there’s something for everyone at Congaree National Park.

Ask the Expert: My child is struggling with anxiety.

This article is the second in a new series where we ask the parenting experts at Greenville First Steps to weigh in our most pressing parenting issues. Do you have a question that you would love to get an expert opinion on? Email