Columbus is one of the most sought after tourist destinations in Mississippi. Manifesting Italian architecture in its finest form, Rosedale Plantation is certainly the highlight amongst the local landmarks. The structure is typified by vibrant, aesthetically appealing décor and is indeed a sight to behold. History lovers eager to know about the town’s history ought to visit Tennessee Williams Home, home of the eminent playwright, Thomas Lanier Williams. For recreational activities such as picnicking or camping, visit Propst Park or Lake Lowndes Park. The town is also known for its globally acclaimed Market Street Festival held annually in the month of May.