Augusta Canal

Go on Your Own Excursion in Augusta

In the Augusta episode of "The Excursion," host David Zelski explores the canals, rapids, trails and ninja-inspired rock walls of Augusta. The potential reward? A cruise on the Augusta Canal. Recreate his adventures on your own excursion in Augusta!

Stay at The Partridge Inn Augusta, Curio Collection by Hilton

The Partridge Inn in Augusta

Known as “The Grand Hotel of the Classic South,” The Partridge Inn Augusta, Curio Collection by Hilton is a historic hotel with modern comforts. Individually decorated rooms, fine dining and a peaceful setting make this one of the most sought-after places to stay in Augusta.

Visit Andy Jordan's Bicycle Warehouse and explore the trail along the Augusta Canal

Andy Jordan's Bicycle Warehouse in Augusta

Stop in to Andy Jordan's Bicycle Warehouse for last-minute supplies, bike service needs and get local riding tips. Then head out and explore the trail along the Augusta Canal! 

Kayak the Savannah River with Cole Watkins Kayak Tours

Cole Watkins Tours

Paddle the calm waters of Augusta, taking in the scenery, wildlife and simply enjoying a day out on the water. See Augusta like never before on a kayak tour with Cole Watkins Kayak Tours.

Eat at Farmhaus Burger

Farmhaus Burger in Augusta

Featuring burgers with every topping combination imaginable, buns from H&F Bread Co. and Pure Knead in Atlanta, creative grilled cheese sandwiches, High Road Organic ice cream, local beer and so much more, you won’t want to miss the chance to enjoy a meal at Farmhaus Burger.

Go rock climbing at Active Climbing Augusta

Indoor rock climbing at Active Climbing Augusta

One of Augusta’s newest attractions, Active Climbing Augusta will test your endurance with 30-foot-tall rope climbing, World Cup-style bouldering and ninja warrior obstacles.

Play a few rounds at the International Disc Golf Center

International Disc Golf Center, Facebook

Take a swing at the sport of disc golf at the International Disc Golf Center, home of the Professional Disc Golf Association. Test your Frisbee-throwing skills at three disc golf courses at Wildwood Park, or several courses in nearby Augusta and Evans.

Enjoy the scenery on an Augusta Canal Petersburg Boat Tour

Augusta Canal Petersburg Boat Tour

Explore the scenic, historic Augusta Canal National Heritage Area on an informative, entertaining guided tour. View Civil War powder works, 1880-era mills and abundant wildlife. Heritage/wildlife tours are offered daily, and music cruises, sunset tours and Civil War history tours are regularly available.

Published: February 2018