Hotels in Columbus

Columbus Details

When you walk along the downtown streets of Columbus, Mississippi, its clear this is a quaint Southern city that takes great pride in its heritage. There are a number of gorgeous antebellum homes that can be toured at any time. These homes are columned treasures that are maintained by their owners for the publics benefit. At the visitors center you will find an audio guide that will instruct you on where to go during a driving tour. The discount hotels in Columbus are conveniently located to the local sites including the many antique shops.Columbus is believed to be where the first Memorial Day was held. After the Civil War, town women decorated Union and Confederate soldier graves in Friendship Cemetery. Their acts of kindness became the annual holiday. The cemetery is open to visitors. Some people choose to stay in budget hotels in Columbus because the city is close to 6 golf courses and the Tenn-Tom Waterway. People who enjoy outdoor activities can play golf on world class courses, fish, or water ski. Columbus is home to Mississippi State University also so dont be surprised when you frequently come across the Bulldogs logo.