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Everyone absolutely loves to explore and travel a city on a budget, so why not check out all the free things Augusta has to offer. From exploring the latest art installation at the Westobou Gallery to taking a hike to see the Savannah Rapids Pavillion, we have everything to offer. Need a few budget-friendly items as well? We have you covered. 

Free Things To Do

Outdoors

Phinizy Swamp Nature Park

Minutes from downtown Augusta, Phinizy Swamp Nature Park offers you the chance to see great blue heron, red-shouldered hawk, river otter, and the elusive alligator in their natural setting. Enjoy boardwalks, trails, public restrooms from dawn...

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Savannah Rapids Pavilion

This 33 acre park is home to the Savannah Rapids Pavilion and the Historic Augusta Canal Headgates. This newly developed area overlooks the picturesque Reed Creek Falls as it flows into the Historic Augusta Canal. Walkers and joggers love the...

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Augusta Riverwalk

The Augusta Riverwalk features a children’s playground and various gardens. Two...

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Augusta Canal National Heritage Area

Enjoy the Augusta Canal on foot, by bicycle, canoe or kayak. Fish from the banks,...

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Riverside Park at Betty's Branch

Betty’s Branch is a tributary to the Savannah River and home to the annual...

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Augusta Common

This downtown park is home to concerts, festivals and other events each month and...

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Free Things To Do

Socially Distanced

Westobou Gallery

The Westobou River, the former name of the Savannah River, was derived from the Westo Indians who migrated to Augusta in the 1660's. The Savanna Indians defeated the Westo Indians in 1680, and the river that now runs through downtown Augusta...

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The Augusta Market at the River

Opening Saturday, March 20, 2021 Masks will be required and a station where the public will check-in will be provided for entry. Hand washing stations with encouraged social distancing will also be available to the public.

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Things to Do

Budget Friendly

Bedford Greenhouses

If you ask us, there's no better way to relax, commune with nature, and just flat out make the world a more beautiful place than gardening. We're here to help everyone, from the novice to the master, experience the joy of our favorite pass...

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Final Cut of Augusta

Visit us for repurposed clothing, furniture and home decor.

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