Thursday, December 7, 2023

Incorporate Wellness Into Meetings

Explore the outdoors, connect with nature, and rejuvenate while meeting in Columbus, GA. Our destination is filled with fresh-air locales and wellness activities for planners to incorporate into their meetings or attendees to explore in their downtime. Experience the refreshing side of Georgia’s second-largest city.



Explore Inspiring Outdoor Areas

A great and easy way to give your attendees an immersive wellness experience in our river city is to get them outside. You’ve probably heard that nature is linked to many benefits, including better mood, lower stress, and improved cooperation, empathy, and attention. But did you know that just looking at water—like our riverfront on the Chattahoochee River that winds through the Uptown District—can also positively affect mental health? Studies show that gazing at bodies of water can increase feelings of relaxation and lower heart rate and blood pressure.

The Chattahoochee River and the RiverWalk, a scenic 15-mile linear park, are just samplings of Mother Nature’s beauties in Columbus. There are all sorts of additional appealing trails, parks, and nature reserves that are must-visits where your group can discover the destination’s natural wonders.

You can also incorporate the outdoors into your meeting by planning one of Columbus’ venues, like the Bibb Mill Event Center, which offers beautiful outdoor gathering space. You can even plan a workout class on a balcony overlooking the river! Multiple hotels also have outdoor spaces throughout, so your group can take in Mother Nature and get a restful good night’s sleep.  



Get Active

Get your attendees up and moving. Columbus’ outdoor spaces give attendees room to move and breathe, and recreational activities double as team-building opportunities—like experiencing rafting on the Chattahoochee River, the longest urban whitewater course in the world. You can effortlessly build an itinerary that allows attendees to exercise and have fun while forming an experience they won’t forget. And don’t forget the pedestrian-friendly Uptown District and its adjacent Entertainment District!


Authentic Outdoor Recreational Activities in Columbus, GA

Whitewater Rafting Hiking
Kayaking Biking
Stand Up Paddleboarding Geocaching
Zip Lining Bird Watching
  And More



Relax and Unwind

Moving around isn’t the only way to improve your wellness—so is relaxation. Columbus is an excellent place to help your group rediscover their vitality.

Encourage your attendees to develop physical and mental strength by practicing yoga at RiverFlow Yoga and Wellness or Pop Yoga Studio. 

You can also indulge your attendees in serene tranquility with customized spa experiences at Sundays Day Spa, holistic wellness opportunities at Aglow Apothecary, or a totally immersive experience at Uptown Float. This increasingly popular activity can relieve stress and ease muscle tension. 



Meet With Room to Breathe

Ready to plan a meeting, event or reunion in our world-class outdoor city that restores mind, body, and spirit? Submit your RFP or reach out to the VisitColumbusGA team to get started.

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