Eastman Gallery is a fine art gallery located in Garwood exhibiting painting, pottery, sculpture, fine art, jewelry, and garden art. Owners Richard Eastman and Eduardo Morales are native Texan artists and offer art classes for both adults adults and children.
Location: 608 Hastedt Street, Garwood, TX 77442
El Campo Bowling Center
El Campo Bowling Center is a state-of-the-art, smoke-free, recreational facility offering 16 bowling lanes with automatic scoring. Not a bowler? Pool tables, a game room, and arcade are available as well. Adults will enjoy relaxing in the Strike Zone Sports Bar while watching the big game on their wide-screen TV.
Location: 806 West Loop, El Campo, TX 77437
Columbus Country Market
The Columbus Country Market is held on the Courthouse Square from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the last Saturday of the month from March through November. The market promotes healthy food choices while supporting local farmers, gardeners, cooks, bakers, craftspeople, and other artisans. Families will enjoy live music, ready-to-eat foods, and more at this fun community event.
Location: Downtown Columbus, corner of Milam and Travis Streets
Columbus Municipal Golf Course
Columbus offers a 9-hole course that features tree-lined fairways and water on seven holes, as well as the chance to spot the white-tail deer that frequently roam the course. The design incorporates a good mixture of holes: some play short, but others are of a more standard length.
Location: 1617 Walnut, Columbus, TX 78934
Howell Canoe Livery
Spend an afternoon paddling down the mighty Colorado River courtesy of Howell Canoe Livery. Offering canoe and kayak rentals, guests can take an easy 6-mile journey down scenic Columbus’ paddling trail. While on the river, birds and wildlife abound as you take in the beauty that surrounds you.
Location: 804 Robson Street, Columbus, TX 78934
Live Oak Art Center
The Live Oak Art Center offers classes, camps, and after-school programs for children. Young artists can learn about photography, sculpture, painting, drawing, and more. Art workshops for adults are also offered throughout the year.
Location: 1014 Milam Street, Columbus, TX 78934
Nesbitt Memorial Library
The Nesbitt Memorial Library offers traditional and modern library services plus an extensive local history collection, genealogy collection, and Texas history archives.
Location: 529 Washington Street, Columbus, TX 78934
Parks and Recreation
Columbus is home to several beautiful city parks. You can play basketball, baseball or softball, soccer, four square or horseshoes or just sit back and enjoy the nature around you.
Location: Visit the City of Columbus website for park location information
Shaw’s Bend Social Club
Shaw’s Bend Social Club is a family-friendly venue where kids can whoop it up in the swimming pool, play horseshoes or a quick game of pool, run around in the horse arena, watch or participate in youth rodeos and 4H shooting competitions, or just hang out and enjoy quality time with the family. Fun stuff is always on the calendar at Shaw’s Bend Social Club.
Location: 1079 FM 1890, Columbus, TX 78934
Skate Texas is a family-owned and operated roller skating facility located in Sealy, just 20 minutes east of Columbus. It is open to the public but is also available for private parties, birthday parties, and skating lessons.
Location: 3701 Outlet Center Dr # 370, Sealy, TX 77474
Splashway Water Park
Splashway is a family water park and campground in Sheridan, just 20 minutes south of Columbus. It offers a variety of attractions including wave pools, kiddie areas, speed slides, mat racers, slides, and a lazy river.Tubes, life jackets, and parking are free.
Location: 5211 Main Street, Sheridan, TX 77475
The 2-acre private campground at Waldo’s Camp is perfect for those looking to enjoy the great outdoors. If you crave kayaking, canoeing or fishing, then Waldo’s Camp is the ideal location for your next getaway. There is also a public 7-acre island directly in front of the camp. The island provides an ideal setting for exploring, wade fishing, treasure hunting and more.
Location: 1192 G. Miller Road, Columbus, TX 78934