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Eleanor Prater

Eleanor is the former Marketing & Communications Manager at Destination Augusta. 

Getting Spooky: 11 Things to Do this Halloween Season

As other Halloween enthusiasts can tell you— Halloween is a season, not a day. Don’t wait until the 31st to get spooky! Here are our favorite ways to celebrate Halloween, and other awesome things to do in Augusta this October. 1. Pumpkin Spice Candle, Anyone? Start out the season with the perfect…

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Staying Healthy in Augusta

Staying healthy is at the forefront of everyone's mind right now so we're compiling a list of ways to keep your muscles moving, specifically OFF your couch. Eat Your Greens Humanitree House: Can you say kale yeah? This family-owned business uses ingredients that satisfy all vegan, organic, and…

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New Year, New You: 5 Places to Kickstart Your Goals

You have set your goals and now you have to stick to them, so we're here to help! Here are the best spots to help you eat better, feel better and work on your wellness (both mental & physical). JUICE Cleanse Swing by Humanitree House for not only the perfect selection of pressed juices but also the…

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Last Minute Stocking Stuffers

It is finally the week of Christmas, and as you are wrapping your presents with cheer, we KNOW you need to run out for just a few more stocking stuffers. We have compiled a list of a few local items that will complete your list and stuff those last-minute stockings. Oh Ornaments! Fact: Your mom…

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11 Amazing Spots to Experience in Augusta

Can you keep a secret? …Or how about eleven of them? Augusta is known world-wide for its excellent golf, delicious foodie vibes, soulful history and outdoor adventures, but much of the destination’s charm can be found in its hidden gems, from local oddities to historical treasures. Scroll through…

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Visit Aqueduct Park

The Rae's Creek Aqueduct is a remarkable pre-Civil War structure in Augusta, Georgia. Now part of the Augusta Canal National Heritage Area, the aqueduct is part of a park that fascinates visitors because of its ancient stone arches, rocky outcrops and the rushing waters of one of the best waterfalls…

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Weekend on the Water in Augusta

Summertime, and the living for Augustans, is easy? But it just got easier! We are providing all the water friendly ways to add some fun to these beaming hot summer days. All tubes, floats, paddles, and “boater” cycles are approved. Want a Splashing Good Time? Augusta’s River Region is filled with so…

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3 Great Mountain Bike Trails Around Augusta

Forks Area Trail System (FATS) FATS, located in the Sumter National Forest in South Carolina,is the crown jewel of the mountain bike scene, and the only IMBA Epic in South Carolina. It’s 37 miles of fast, swoopy, roller coaster like purpose built mountain bike trails. There are six individual…

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Join in on the James Brown Block Party

Come celebrate the Godfather of Soul on May 1st at the James Brown Birthday Block Party in downtown Augusta at James Brown Boulevard (between Broad and Reynolds Streets) from 2 to 8 pm. Featuring DJ sets with DJ Matto, DJ Slickerthanoil, DJ Michael Mayhem, and DJ Lady Marauder with live art demos…

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