Happy New Year! As happy as everyone is to leave 2017 behind and start fresh with 2018, we couldn’t resist taking a look back at our most popular Instagram photos from the past year. Looking through these photos, it’s clear that our followers love trails, trees, and sunsets:
@nelletheaussie enjoyed a snowy walk on one of Columbia’s many trails.
The Big Tree is a popular spot for both visitors and locals. This shot was captured by @zachev7.
Everyone loves to Instagram The Big Tree. Photo from @alissabriannephotography.
Seriously… you all REALLY like The Big Tree. Photo by @haley.robison.
A unique photo of a flooded rock bridge at Rock Bridge Memorial State Park. Photo captured by @wrumpf.
Our Instagram followers love trail shots and sunsets – this post of The Katy Trail is the perfect combo. Photo from @kim_horgan.
This stormy summer sunset was captured by @duyhauvn, who has awesome Columbia photos.
Let’s not forget about the once-in-a-lifetime event that occurred in August – a total solar eclipse right over Columbia! We had visitors from all over the world, and the experience was truly amazing. Photo by @rgriffin89.
Fretboard Coffee, one of Columbia’s popular coffee shops, is hidden away in the North Village Arts District. Photo from @younggloomy_.
The trees really showed off their colors during the fall. This photo of the MKT Trail was taken by @allietea.
We love our trees here in CoMo. This is the original ‘Magic Tree,’ located at The Village of Cherry Hill. Photo taken by Visit Columbia team member, Sandi Peters.
The Crossing Church introduced a new ‘Magic Tree’ to Columbia in 2017, and it is huge! The tree is 85 feet tall and was covered in 200,000 lights. Photo taken by Visit Columbia team member, Sandi Peters.
Use the tag #ShowMeCoMo on your Columbia photos, and we might ask to share it with our followers!