Columbia, Maryland is located about halfway between Baltimore and Washington. If you are visiting here or passing through, there are a number of exciting events and places in the area throughout the year. One of the most popular outdoor recreational areas is Lake Kittamagundi, a 27-acre man-made lake. The lake multiple hiking trails and paddleboating. A popular social music venue is the Meriweather Post Pavilion. This amphitheater rests in the middle of a 40-acre wood and features rock, country, rhythm and blues, pop, jazz, hip-hop, alternative, electronica, and classical concerts.
For those for an indoor more relaxed, intimate venue there is Toby’s dinner theatre. Toby’s puts on the very best Broadway musicals ever written. Throughout the year there are also various special events featured in Columbia. Some of the most popular of these events: Wine in the Woods, the Columbia Triathlon, the Columbia Festival of the Arts, the Columbia Summer Movies, Fourth of July Fireworks in Columbia, and the Columbia Symphony of Lightsormation. While here, don’t miss the many shopping and dining attractions in the historic district of Ellicott City. This last is such a wildly popular tourist destination that is not hard to find information about it online.