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Augusta is a beautiful city with Southern charm. While you can't get into the Augusta National without a membership or a Masters ticket, there is much to do during a visit to Augusta.
This path along the Savannah River is a lovely afternoon stroll. You can either walk on wide, paved paths close to the river or on top of the levy that runs the length of downtown. A few of the activities mentioned below are on the Riverwalk or very near it. Also near the Riverwalk are restaurants and historical buildings. This is a good way to get a feel for the city and admire the beauty of the Savannah River. The Riverwalk is wheelchair-accessible.
Morris Museum of Art
The first museum in the country dedicated to art and artists of the South. Located at one end of Riverwalk, it's the perfect combination for an afternoon in Augusta.
Artist studios and galleries, antique shops and cafes along Broad Street make this a good candidate for another slow stroll.
The GreenJackets minor league baseball team has near-daily games from April through September, and many of them are home games. Tickets are affordable, and day-of-the-week promotions add some extra fun.
If it's basketball season you might want to find out if the Augusta State University Jaguars have a home game.
A low-budget activity is frisbee golf. Augusta is home to the Professional Disc Golf Association (PDGA) and there are a half-dozen courses in the area ranging from entry-level (Pendleton King Park) to expert (PDGA International Disc Golf Center, Wildwood Park).
The Soul City Sirens are an all women roller derby team. They play their games at Red Wing Rollerway on Washington Rd. Tickets are affortable. You can go to Red Wing Rollerway or at soulcitysirens.com to buy tickets, check on dates for their games or recruiment.
Summerville Historic District
Driving through this neighborhood of historic homes is essential for a visit to Augusta.
Also located in Summerville is the Augusta State University campus, built on the property of a Civil War-era arsenal. The History Walk and Arsenal Museum offer insight into the college, the arsenal, and Summerville.
Augusta Museum of History
Also downtown, this museum educates visitors on the Native Americans in Augusta through the antebellum south and through the current century.
While not quite as grand as Savannah's Bonaventure, Magnolia Cemetery is still full of history and home to several noteable grave sites.
Arts, Music, and Events
Pick up a current copy of The Metro Spirit, an independent news magazine, to find out more about performances, special events, and local bands.
Augusta is the second largest city in Georgia and is home to all of your favorite national chain stores as well as local boutiques and specialty shops.
The Central Savannah River Area is home to dozens of parks, many lakes, several rivers, the North Augusta Greenway, and the Augusta Canal.
A few local outfitters offer boat and kayak rentals if you would like to get on the water.
Local bicycle shops offer rentals for hitting the Greenway or more rugged trails.
Hiking and camping are also good options for enjoying the CSRA's natural beauty.
"Two Hours from Everywhere"
Augusta is a good hub for day trips. It is about a two-hour drive to Atlanta, GA; Columbia, SC; Athens, GA; Savannah, GA; the Northeast Georgia mountains. If you are feeling a little ambitious, one could even consider day-tripping to the beaches at Hilton Head, SC.
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