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About Augusta

Augusta  epitomizes the Classic South. Founded as a trading post during the British colonial period, the city showcases Antebellum mansions, hallowed historic sites, and quiet, tree-lined avenues perfect for relaxing strolls.

While Augusta celebrates its colorful past, it is equally proud of its exciting present. Nestled on the banks of the mighty Savannah River, the Garden City is a blend of Southern charm and city fun. Arts and culture. Shopping and fine cuisine. Dynamic recreation. In no time at all, you’ll understand why Augusta is the best-kept secret along the Savannah River.

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History & Heritage

Founded in 1736, Augusta is steeped in history – boasting architecturally rich sites listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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Cuisine & Dining

Savor this tasty heritage and sample the creativity and passion of Augusta’s culinary scene.

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Art & Music

You’ll find vibrant galleries and studios showcasing a range of artistic mediums...

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Located on the Savannah River, Augusta offers some of Georgia’s best outdoor experiences.

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Augusta provides an impressive bounty of ideas for celebrating your love.

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Family Fun

Sports fans will love watching Augusta GreenJackets baseball or Augusta Riverhawks hockey.

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