Although known for its championship golf courses, visitors to Augusta find that there’s much more to explore and enjoy. This historic town situated on the Savannah River is sure to please visitors of all types.

Riverwalk in Downtown Augusta, Georgia. The city is the second most populous in the state with nearl

Downtown Sightseeing

There are so many cool sightseeing tours in Augusta, and we recommend trying at least two. A walking tour of the city provides glimpses of historic homes like that of President Woodrow Wilson. Brave souls should embark on a spooky ghost tour, which is ideal for night-time sightseeing. Best of all, the Historic Trolley Tour of Augusta is an awesome way to experience the city. Plus, the trolley tour includes admission to the Augusta Museum of History.

Incredible Civil War landmarks like the Confederate Powderworks Chimney are interesting for history buffs and tourists of all ages. To see where Confederate gunpowder was actually created is fascinating. Even if history isn’t your style, you’re sure to find something stylish in Augusta. Featuring exceptional shopping areas like Artists Row, independent boutiques and the popular Augusta Mall, there’s no reason to not take home a little something for everyone.

Masters Golf Tournament

And, Of Course, Golf

We couldn’t talk about Augusta, Georgia without mentioning the famous championship Augusta National golf course where the Masters Tournament is held. Lucky for golfers, Augusta is home to many impressive courses that benefit from beautiful weather year-round. View the list of the six courses open to non-members.

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