Your Guide To Augusta, GA

Southern charm meets sporting spirit. Augusta whispers history, swings with Masters fame, and offers vibrant arts and scenic views.

Augusta, Georgia boasts a unique blend of history, culture, and natural beauty. It’s known as the “Masters City” for its iconic golf tournament, but it offers much more than just fairways. Let us be your guide!

About Augusta

What It’s Like

Historic · Big City Feel + Small Town Charm

Known For

The Masters · Savannah River


East of Atlanta, GA (2 hours)

About Augusta, GA

Augusta is a city on the central-eastern border of Georgia. It lies directly across from North Augusta, SC, with the Savannah River dividing the two. Augusta is Georgia’s third most populous city after Atlanta and Columbus.

Founded in 1736, Augusta is the second-oldest city in Georgia. You can actually explore the area’s rich past at the local Augusta Museum of History.

Augusta is home to the public research university Augusta University. The state technical college Augusta Tech is located here as well as Paine College, a private, historically black college.

Beyond its historical significance, Augusta offers a diverse range of attractions and activities. Stroll along the scenic Augusta Riverwalk, explore the Morris Museum of Art showcasing American art, or catch a performance at the historic Miller Theater.

Golf enthusiasts can pilgrimage to Augusta National Golf Club, home to the prestigious Masters Tournament. However, they have to be one of the few lucky ones who score a ticket during the annual lottery.

For a more casual golf experience in Augusta, explore the various public courses and outdoor recreation areas surrounding the city.

There are so many great restaurants in Augusta, from fancy brunch spots to hole-in-the-wall delis, fine dining favorites and rooftop bars.

Our various food guides cover several types of cuisine and include downtown Augusta restaurants, those in charming North Augusta and even a few in Evans, GA. See below for a few of our favorite dining guides!

  1. Kid-Friendly Restaurants: The best places to dine with kids, from outdoor seating to playgrounds next door.
  2. Brunch in Augusta: Find out the best places to enjoy eggs benedict and a mimosa
  3. Coffee shops: Our top recommendations for where to get your caffeine fix
  4. Lunch eateries: Where to get a great sandwich or healthy lunch bowl in Augusta

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