Augusta Classic South

Experience true southern charm in Augusta – it is Georgia's second oldest and largest city. Augusta's downtown area is alive with music, art galleries, shops, countless culinary pleasures, a beautiful Riverwalk and year round events. Augusta offers something for everyone! Augusta may be best known worldwide as the home of the Master's® Golf Tournament. Explore more than 250 years of history or enjoy the abundance of outdoor recreational opportunities - come 'PLAY AUGUSTA'!
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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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  • 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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Known worldwide for its golf, Augusta has plenty of things to do year-round. Cheer for the hometown team at an Augusta GreenJackets baseball game or Soul City Sirens roller derby bout. Enjoy the Southern weather with a kayak or canoe trip down the Augusta Canal, or watch the water fly as the world's richest drag boat race speeds down the Savannah River in July.

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, farm-to-table dishes and authentic English & Irish pub food.

Make your first stop in Augusta at the Visitor Center for information on attractions, recreation, hotels, shopping and dining. While you're at the Visitor Center, make your reservation for the Saturday Historic Trolley Tour of Augusta, and pick up souvenir praline pecans, sunglasses, hoodies, t-shirts and more.

Visitor Information Center

1450 Greene Street Suite 110
Augusta, GA 30901

Visit Website

Phone: 706-823-6600

Augusta Trip Ideas & Inspiration

The dining information on this page is supplied by the Georgia Restaurant Association.