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Top Things To Do In Augusta

Two hundred years ago, Augusta was a winter resort town for American presidents. Today, the city’s known for the Masters Golf Tournament and its plethora of world-class golf courses. Perched on the banks of the Savannah River, Augusta is also home to a bustling riverwalk with two walking paths, a multitude of green space, and an amphitheater.

Held at the Augusta National Golf Club, the Masters Golf Tournament is among the top four golf competitions in the country. Other popular courses include the Forest Hills Golf Club and the Bartram Trail Golf Club.

Arts in the Heart of Augusta is an annual festival celebrating local artists, musicians, and dancers. For performance art throughout the year, visit the Imperial Theatre in downtown.

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Augusta’s Imagination Station Children’s Museum features interactive exhibits and classes. As Augusta’s only accredited museum, the Augusta History Museum is another must-see.

Opened in 1949, Luigi’s is one of Augusta’s oldest restaurants. Make a reservation to sample their Greek and Italian fare. For a batch of artisan moonshine, visit the Carolina Moon Distillery in Edgefield.

Artists Row is a collection of galleries, studios, and shops along Broad Street. Visit on the first Friday of the month to experience a lively art walk with vendors and live music. Art buffs should also visit the Morris Museum of Art.

Artists Row is a collection of galleries, studios, and shops along Broad Street. Visit on the first Friday of the month to experience a lively art walk with vendors and live music. Art buffs should also visit the Morris Museum of Art.

Outdoor enthusiasts can explore Georgia’s wilderness at the Greenway or the Phinizy Swamp Nature Park. Afterward, cool off by kayaking down the Savannah River or swimming in Clarks Hill Lake.