Augusta Classic South

Experience true Southern charm in Augusta, Georgia's second oldest city. Known worldwide as the home of the Master's Golf Tournament, Augusta is alive with music, art galleries, shops, countless culinary pleasures, a beautiful Riverwalk and year-round events. Explore more than 250 years of history and enjoy the abundance of outdoor recreational opportunities in this unique city.
  • Enjoy a walk along the Savannah River on Augusta's Riverwalk.

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  • Discover contemporary art from world renowned artists along with up and coming local artists at the Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art.

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  • Shop for art and home decor designed and created locally along the shops of Artists Row in historic downtown Augusta.

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  • Augusta has plenty of unique, locally owned restaurants. From tapas at the Bees Knees to Mexican pizza and margaritas at Roosters Beak, to mile high cakes at Boll Weevil - you're sure to find something delicious in Augusta.

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  • Root for Augusta's baseball team - the Augusta Greenjackets - during the Spring and Summer.

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  • Enjoy local musicians and a picnic dinner during Moonlight Music Cruises down the Augusta Canal.

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  • Learn about James Brown's life as a musician and his impact on the music industry along with stories from his personal life and the impact he had on Augusta at the Augusta Museum of History.

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  • Take a photo with the James Brown statue on Broad Street or learn about The Hardest Working Man in Show Business at the Augusta Museum.

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  • Augusta Canal boat tour

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  • Enjoy the beautiful Southern weather with a kayak or canoe trip down the Savannah River or the Augusta Canal.

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Known worldwide for golf, Augusta has plenty of things to do year-round. History comes alive at the Augusta Museum of History, the Augusta Canal Discovery Center and the Boyhood Home of President Woodrow Wilson. Enjoy a nature ride through Phinizy Swamp Nature Park or explore the Augusta Canal National Heritage area during one of their daily boat tours offered year-round. Immerse yourself in art and culture at the Morris Museum of Art or at live performances at the historic Imperial Theatre or Le Chat Noir.

Shop in locally owned boutiques and stores along Broad Street, in the historic Summerville neighborhood and in Surrey Center. Eat at Augusta's best locally owned restaurants and enjoy classic Southern fare, tapas with an international twist, gourmet burgers and farm-to-table dishes.

Make your first stop in Augusta at the Visitor Center for information and make your reservation for the Saturday Historic Trolley Tour of Augusta, or pick up souvenir praline pecans, sunglasses, hoodies and t-shirts.

Visitor Information Center

1450 Greene Street Suite 110
Augusta, GA 30901

Visit Website

Phone: 706-823-6600

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