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Eleanor Prater

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

Valentine's Day Gift Guide

When a dozen roses just won't do for that special someone in your life, we have you covered for the perfect Valentine's Day gift. A Baker's Dozen Instead of grabbing a dozen roses, grab a sweet treat at The Boll Weevil Cafe & Sweetery. P.S. We highly recommend two slices of the Red Velvet Cake for…

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Celebrate Christmas Week

The week leading up to Christmas Eve and Christmas is finally here! This can be a week full of hustle & bustle, last-minute gift shopping, and filling the week with a few festive items. In case you are out shopping or just looking for a very merry way to start your festivities, we have compiled a…

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Cheers to Beers in Augusta

We're celebrating International Beer Day the only way we know how, three cheers to local beers during happy hour on a Friday afternoon. Photo Credit: Those beautiful brews up top? That's Riverwatch Brewery. Cruise through the Brews We love a great brewery option that allows us to slowly sip our…

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Oh Shucks: 4 Great Places for Oysters

We're shell-ebrating (see what I did there?) National Oyster Day the best way we know how, on the half shell and diving into the best oysters Augusta has to offer. Whether you prefer them raw with a saltine cracker or layered with loads of Rockefeller flavor, we have you covered. Photo Credit: That…

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We Will Play Again. Love, Augusta

This year we're celebrating National Travel & Tourism Week on May 3-9, and although in-person rallies and events are not an option this year, we are engaging by rallying around the #SpiritOfTravel instead. Our community benefits from the spirit of travel, which permeates through our passion for arts…

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Celebrate the Godfather of Soul

This year we're celebrating National Travel & Tourism Week on May 1-7. Throughout the week, we encourage our visitors and residents to join us as we champion travel by celebrating the birthday of the Godfather of Soul, join us in helping to recognize the exemplary members of the hospitality…

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Augusta is Blooming

Spring has sprung here in Augusta as our azaleas begin to bloom in beautiful shades of pink and white so we've compiled a few ways to take in everything that our famous bloom has to offer. Photo Credit: That adorable corgi is an Augusta local - @foster_n_bruce. Celebrate the Pink Grab a slice of…

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