Melinda Schnyder is a former Columbia resident who currently lives in Wichita, Kan. She tapped 23 years of living in Columbia and the past 18 years as a frequent visitor to compile a guide to first-time visitors. She wrote this post, which was originally published on her blog, for those who already love Columbia to share with those who don’t know they love it yet.
FROM READERS: What to do when visiting Columbia for the first time
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