Tourism in Augusta, Georgia

Tourism in Augusta, Georgia
Augusta, located just 150 miles east of Atlanta, is Georgia's second oldest and second largest city. Easily accessible from Interstate 20, Augusta is filled with historical treasures, brilliant landscapes and ongoing sporting events, cultural events and festivals.

The Masters

Augusta is most known for its beautiful golf courses. It is especially known for the Augusta National Golf Club, home of the prestigious Masters Golf Tournament held annually during the first full week of April.

Broad Street

Augusta's Broad Street offers a unique collection of restaurants, coffeehouses and pubs that offer live music in all genres. Jazz, dance and techno clubs are popular in the city.

Annual Hosting

The city is the annual host of several international events, including Augusta Invitational Rowing Regatta, Head of the South Rowing Regatta and the Augusta Southern Nationals.

Perfect Locations

Augusta is perfectly located near the Savannah River, Lake Olmstead, Augusta Canal and J. Strom Thurmond Dam and Lakes, making you centrally located to various water activities such as swimming, boating, canoeing, kayaking and fishing.

J. Strom Thurmond Lake and Dam at Clarks Hill

The J. Strom Thurmond Lake and Dam at Clarks Hill is a haven for fishing enthusiasts all year round. Anglers can fish for an array of catch, including largemouth bass, bluegills, shellcrackers, white perch, mullet and redbreast sunfish.

Article Written By Charmayne Smith

Writing professionally since 2004, Charmayne Smith focuses on corporate materials such as training manuals, business plans, grant applications and technical manuals. Smith's articles have appeared in the "Houston Chronicle" and on various websites, drawing on her extensive experience in corporate management and property/casualty insurance.

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