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Natasha Carter

Natasha is the Marketing Manager at Destination Augusta. She's enjoyed living in Augusta for over a decade and continues to enjoy Augusta's River Region daily. 

Experience the Miller Theater

The Miller Theater is a beautiful historic theater synonymous with entertainment in Augusta's River Region. The historic theater underwent major construction in 2016-2017 and reopened in 2018 after being closed for 30 years. Now, the city's newest performing arts venue provides residents and…

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Experience the Morris Museum of Art

The Morris Museum of Art is the oldest museum in the country dedicated to the art and artists of the American South and the only art museum in Augusta's River Region. Fun Fact: The Morris Museum of Art houses the Center for the Study of Southern Art, a comprehensive reference library. The Morris…

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Experience the Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History

No museum fully shares the Black history of Augusta's River Region like the Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History. The Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History is a wellspring of knowledge, historical information, and community programs, carrying on the legacy of Ms. Laney for this generation and…

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Join Georgia's Ride to End Cancer

Set the pace to end cancer faster at PaceDay 2022! Through an annual, fun bike ride, PaceDay 2022 is about rallying our community together to prevent, fight, and eradicate cancer. This year's ride will be held on Sunday, October 16th, with an Opening Ceremony Celebration on Saturday, October 15th…

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Experience the Augusta Museum of History

Calling all History Buffs! The Augusta Museum of History has a 12,000-year journey through the past of Augusta's River Region. The museum was founded in 1937 and is dedicated to showcasing the long history of our region through signature and online exhibitions that span two floors of the museum…

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Arts in the Heart of Augusta

Experience one of the most anticipated festivals in Augusta's River Region — the Arts in the Heart of Augusta Festival starting September 16th - 18th, 2022. This festival showcases Augusta’s diversity and culture by displaying art and delicious cuisine from over 20 countries worldwide covering more…

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Experience Phinizy Center & Nature Park

Wild about nature? Phinizy Center & Nature Park is just the place for you. This amazing nature park has changed tremendously through the years. Native Americans first occupied this area, leaving behind artifacts and evidence of the tribes that called the swamp home. Fun Fact: Phinizy Nature Park is…

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Experience the Augusta Canal

If you’re a lover of the great outdoors –– Augusta has some amazing waterways and trails that will make your visit exciting and memorable. The Augusta Canal National Heritage Area is one of the most interesting historic landmarks in Augusta. Created in 1845 to use water power from the Savannah…

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Kayaking in Augusta

One of the best ways to explore Augusta is to spend some time taking in the nature, sites, and feeling of being on the Savannah River. To have an unforgettable paddle experience with friends or solo, we know exactly where to go. Experiencing the Savannah River early in the AM or at sundown…

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5 Awesome Gifts for Fathers Day Under $50

Dad's are pretty amazing. So, this Father's Day, don't just grab another tie off a department store shelf. Gift your dad something amazing and local to Augusta. We've got five awesome gifts that won't put a dent in your wallet. And the best part? They're all made in Augusta's River Region…

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