Columbia Travel Guide

  • Old Time Storefront Sign
    Old Time Storefront Sign
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    Throwback to the Past
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    View of Main Street in Columbia, CA
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Columbia Highlights

  • Pro
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     Living history, quaint shops 

  • Con
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     Sanitized gold rush 

  • In a nutshell
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     Actual depiction of a Gold Rush Town 

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    A magnet:^)

    by Yaqui Updated Jul 14, 2009

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    They had these operating at the time and it was nice to see they are continuing on with the tradition. So hop aboard and enjoy the fun!

    STAGECOACH OPERATION
    Memorial Day through Labor Day
    We will operate seven days a week
    Monday Through Thursday 10am to 4pm
    Friday Through Sunday 10am to 5pm

    During the Off Season
    In the months of March, April, May, September, October
    we will operate three days a week on Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays from 11am to 4pm.
    In the months of January, February November & December
    we will operate two days a week on Saturdays & Sundays from 11am to 4pm
    Weather Permitting

    Stagecoach Fares
    Child/Senior Inside $5
    Adult/Teen Inside $6
    Shotgun add $3 extra - must be 8 years old or older to ride on top
    Children 2 and under are free
    Senior age starts at 6o years old
    We will accommodate any special events of groups that are pre-scheduled on the off days.

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    by jumpingwithnorman Written May 12, 2009

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    Right next door to the Columbia Cemetery is a narrow plot of land designated as the Masonic Cemetery. This also has the old headstones but is less interesting than the sprawling Columbia Cemetery. Still it's worth a look as it's right there anyway.

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    by jumpingwithnorman Updated May 12, 2009

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    Cemeteries are so creepily eerie to visit and when the graves are over 100 years old, it just gives you that special shiver as you wander among the gravestones. Columbia's cemetery is full of faded headstones and bits of history to ponder.

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    by jumpingwithnorman Written May 11, 2009

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    Favorite thing: There are several free parking lots around Columbia State Historic Park. Just remember that the roads leading to Columbia tend to be narrow and a bit twisty. So be careful when driving and pay close attention to the road. There are no street lights so if you're planning on driving at night, be sure to have both your headlights working and your night vision impeccable to avoid any mishaps.

    Fondest memory: The Blacksmith Shop was very cool... the sights and smells very authentic. Loved Nelson's Columbia Candy Kitchen..

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