Bed and Breakfasts
The Lincoln Home, located in the Columbus Historic District, sits two blocks south of Main Street and just west of the Mississippi University for Women campus. It is in easy walking distance of the school, churches, restaurants, gift and antique shops and the Trotter Convention Center.
Backstrom's Country Bed & Breakfast is a unique brick and wood home, located in a quiet setting only minutes from town on highway 182 east. The home is constructed of lumber from a century-old Tennessee country store owned by Mrs. Backstrom's family. The balcony in the vaulted great room is a gallery of original art and sculpture.
Welcome to the Cartney-Hunt House. This Federal-style house was built in 1828 only seven years after Columbus was incorporated in 1821. The builder of the house, Mr. James M. Cartney, acquired the tract of land that the house is located on April 10, 1824. Mr. Cartney conveyed the property to Henry W. Hunt sometime before June 20, 1836.
A unique blend of natural beauty, culture, history, and great shopping merge in Columbus to make visitors from all over feel at home. From watching birds on the River Walk to watching race cars at the speedways, Columbus will surprise you with a diverse selection of entertainment.
Discover Columbus' charm with a tour of Historic Downtown, where visitors can go boutique shopping. Tour Mississippi University for Women, the first state-supported public institution designated to educate women. Visit the Tennessee Williams Welcome Center, the first home of Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, Tennessee Williams. And don't miss the opportunity to tour some of the most beautiful pre-Civil War (antebellum) homes in the South.
You can also spend an afternoon on the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway, better known as the Tenn-Tom and check out the races at the speedways.
Whatever your needs may be, the Columbus Convention and Visitors Bureau wants to make sure you experience Columbus in a way that you won't soon forget. Please contact us with any questions you have and we'll be happy to help you.
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