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Explore winding waterways of the Augusta Canal Heritage Area by kayak or on foot, discover the history of Augusta in the Federal-styled Ezekiel Harris House, and soak up some culture in the airy galleries of the Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art. Augusta is a distinctive city, steeped in history and uniquely divided between South Carolina and Georgia by the sweeping banks of the Savannah River. Home to ex-presidents and modern day actors, it’s known for its green landscape and ornate architecture.

Things to see

Almost at the heart of the city, the idyllic green fairways and beautiful tree-lined greens of the Augusta National Golf Club are a famous sight. It has an illustrious history as the location for the yearly Masters Tournament, one of the most prestigious competitions in the golfing calendar. If you’re here to play, don’t miss Ike’s Pond on the eastern side of the course, named after General Eisenhower who suggested it should be built there. Further towards the center, the James Brown Arena is a modern, supersized events hall and stadium that welcomes famous sporting teams like the Harlem Globetrotters, and a variety of international music stars to its stage and auditorium. Its imposing, concrete façade overlooks the pretty brickwork home of former President Woodrow Wilson, easy to spot on 7th Street and Telfair thanks to its white pillared porch and pretty stone steps. The Augusta Mall is a somewhat more contemporary build, a large multi-level shopping center fronted by a paved drop-off point and the gentle tumbling waters of pretty fountains. Inside, popular clothing stores dot its airy galleries, while the floral aroma of bath salts fills the air from the open doorways of beauty shops.

Hotels in Augusta

With so much going in on the unique city of Augusta, it is little wonder there’s an impressive selection of places to stay. While the accommodation here typically falls into the mid-budget or discount hotels range, there are a few stylish inns that qualify as luxury accommodation. Take a look at some of the converted homes in Augusta and you’ll come across beautiful old-fashioned estates with landscaped gardens, guestrooms furnished with antiques, and elegant dining rooms with traditional long wood dining tables to be seated at for breakfast. To the north of the city center are some comfortable, modern motels from popular hotel chains. Their rooms are large enough to accommodate families, and the addition of a pool is a welcome extra.

Where to stay

The sprawling metropolis of Augusta doesn’t have that crowded-city feel. Its leafy green streets are spacious and quiet, lined with a mix of contemporary office blocks and ancient colonial homes. It’s epitomized by its sporting success and everywhere you look there are visual reminders in the form of towering stadia, verdant golf courses, and the icy chill of hockey rinks. North Augusta is where you’ll find most of the discount hotels, far enough outside the city heart to be unaffected by shopping crowds, but close enough to enjoy the idyllic scenery of the Augusta Riverwalk.

How to get to Augusta

Augusta has its own regional airport, but it may be easier for travelers to land at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in the west, or perhaps Charleston International Airport in the east, and drive the rest of the way. There is a Greyhound bus service that connects Augusta to Atlanta and Columbia, making it a convenient way to travel for non-drivers. In the city itself, the Augusta Public Transit service covers all regions with a numbered directory of routes.