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May 12, 2017



  • Lake Eufaula in Barbour County, Alabama is known as the “Bass Fishing Capital of the World.”
  • Columbus, Georgia raised over $100 million to endow the arts, including a $58 million performing arts center.
  • The Columbus Museum is one of the largest in the Southeast.
  • The Columbus Symphony Orchestra was the third orchestra formed in the United States.
  • The Springer Opera House is the official “State Theatre of Georgia.”
  • Columbus, Georgia’s 8 Olympic softball fields were constructed for the 1996 Summer Olympic Games.
  • Professional sports include the Columbus Cottonmouths hockey team and the Columbus Lions indoor football team.
  • Phenix City, Alabama is home of the 1999 Little League National Champions and Columbus, Georgia is home of the 2006 Little League World Series Champions


There’s more to life than work and school. And everyone has their own ideas of how to fill those off-the-clock or out-of-class hours. It all comes down to options, and the Chattahoochee Valley region gives you plenty to choose from. From shopping, dining and cultural arts to spectator sports and recreational activities, there’s always something new and exciting to do.

Want to learn more? Use these sites to help you turn downtime into good times!

The Columbus, Georgia Convention and Visitors Bureau

The Greater Columbus, Georgia Chamber of Commerce

Columbus, Georgia Parks and Recreation Department

Columbus, Georgia Sports Council

The Columbus Cultural Arts Alliance

Fort Benning Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR)

Auburn, Alabama Chamber of Commerce

Opelika, Alabama Chamber of Commerce

Auburn-Opelika Tourism Bureau

Phenix City-Russell County Chamber of Commerce

Harris County Chamber of Commerce

Eufaula-Barbour County Chamber of Commerce


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