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Eleanor Prater

Eleanor is a native and alum of South Carolina, she is an energetic Gamecock with a passion for Augusta. 

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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James Brown Mural Tour

Celebrating public art and James Brown in the birthplace of the Godfather of Soul is an easy task for Augusta. This year, as we commemorate the birthday of James Brown, we do so with a funky public art tour of murals throughout the city that celebrate his life and soulful career. First Stop: Papa's…

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5 Must-Do Local Golf Adventures

Whether you are one of the lucky patrons that received a tournament badge or you are a local Augustan celebrating your favorite week of the year, we have a round-up of a few spots you absolutely must visit this week to fully experience a tradition like no other. Craft & Caddy Local restaurant…

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Get Your Green Gear: Shop Our Augusta Merchandise

The azaleas are in full bloom and the pimento cheese is fresh and ready to be eaten. The Masters® will be in full swing April 6-11, 2021 and Augusta is gearing up as we welcome limited patrons and enhanced safety measures on and off the course. Whether you are visiting the Garden City and attending…

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