Columbia, Mo is frequently ranked as a top place to live, the best place to raise a family and a great community in which to retire. Home to the University of Missouri and its Mizzou Tigers, Columbia is a great destination to visit because it hosts the fifth-largest state games in the United States, the Show-Me-State Games. From championship sports tournaments and a variety of art galleries to year-round festivals, including the famous Roots ‘n’ Blues BBQ Festival, Columbia offers small-town friendliness with big-city amenities and high quality of life for all ages and interests. In the center of this historic city is Boulder Springs of Columbia Apartments. Residents are in the midst of an active, vibrant, youthful college town.