Augusta Places

TripWhat's travel guide to Augusta; our list of the best things to see, including Augusta Mall, Old Government House and Augusta GreenJackets.
  • The best place in Augusta: Augusta Mall

    Augusta Mall

    3450 Wrightsboro Road
    At Wrightsboro Road (Exit 2), turn left towards Daniel Field. Augusta Mall will be visible on right.). Augusta Mall is a super-regional mall anchored by Dillard's, JCPenney, Sears, Macy's, Dick's Sporting Goods, and Barnes & Noble.
    Belair
  • Old Government House

    Old Government House

    432 Telfair Street
    Former courthouse and government building for Augusta, built in 1801.
    Central Bus Dist eat nearby
  • Augusta GreenJackets

    Augusta GreenJackets

    Lake Olmstead Stadium
    Augusta's minor league baseball team in the South Atlantic League and a Class A affiliate of the San Francisco Giants.
    Academy Baker Ave restaurants nearby
  • Augusta Riverhawks Hockey

    Augusta Riverhawks Hockey

    James Brown Center
    Local SPHL hockey team. Season runs from October-March.
    Central Bus Dist food nearby
  • Arts in the Heart of Augusta

    Arts in the Heart of Augusta

    Augusta Common
    Held each fall for 32 years (2012: Sept 13-16), this is a multicultural arts festival which features food, music, and visual arts from groups in the region. Often voted festival of the year for the metro area.
    Central Bus Dist eat nearby
  • Morris Museum of Art

    Morris Museum of Art

    1 Tenth Street
    Augusta's premier art museum, featuring Southern artists.
    Central Bus Dist restaurants nearby
  • Westobou Festival

    Westobou Festival

    540 Telfair Street
    New annual arts and music festival (2012: Oct 3-7) which brings in international performance art acts.
    Central Bus Dist food nearby
  • Augusta Symphony Orchestra

    Augusta Symphony Orchestra

    1301 Greene Street
    Local symphony orchestra puts on a traditional Symphony Series (Sept-April) along with a pops series known as Pops! At the Bell (Oct-March).
    Central Bus Dist eat nearby
  • Augusta Players

    Augusta Players

    1301 Greene Street
    Offers mainstage community theater plays and musicals. Season runs from September to May. Shows change every few months.
    Central Bus Dist restaurants nearby
  • Sacred Heart Cultural Center

    Sacred Heart Cultural Center

    1301 Greene Street
    Former Catholic Church which was converted to a cultural center after the community banded together to save it. One of the most architecturally beautiful buildings in Augusta. Open to visitors, unless closed for a private event
    Central Bus Dist food nearby
  • Surrey Center

    Surrey Center

    Turn right onto Berckmans Road and go straight for 1.8 miles. Surrey Center will be on your right.). Contains many specialty stores, restaurants, and nightclubs. Within walking distance of the Augusta National.
    Sand Hills
  • Manuel's Bread Cafe

    Manuel's Bread Cafe

    505 Railroad Ave
    Tue-Fri 9AM-10PM SAT 8AM-10PM Sunday Brunch 11:30-3:00PM. The menu features breads and pastries, sandwiches, French Mediterranean dishes, vegetables and grilled meats. Chef Verney-Carron uses vegetables grown at Hammond's Ferry's organic Blue Clay Farm which is steps from the restaurant.
    Belair
  • Partridge Inn Bar & Grill

    Partridge Inn Bar & Grill

    2110 Walton Way
    Traditional Southern food. The fried chicken is great. On nice days, you can sit on the verandah overlooking Walton Way, the Bon Air hotel, and Downtown Augusta in the distance. Great for Sunday brunch (Sun 11am-2pm) or lunch buffet. Live jazz on Fridays from 9pm- 12:30am. Live band Saturday from 9pm- 1am.
    Academy Baker Ave
  • The Barnyard Flea Market

    1625 Doug Bernard Parkway
    Sat 7am-4:30pm, Sun 8am-4:30pm. After fire destroyed the former flea market, this became the main flea market for the Augusta area. Many vendors. Try the lemonade!
    Industrial District
  • Rock Fore! Dough

    the First Tee of Augusta
    Annual rock music benefit concert held to coincide with the Masters Golf Tournament (2013: April 9th).
    Summerville restaurants nearby
  • Boshears Skyfest

    Daniel Field
    Annual air show (2012: Oct 20-21) featuring acrobat biplanes, racing jet semi-trucks, and a hot-air balloon race.
    Forrest Hills food nearby
  • 12 Bands of Christmas

    Imperial Theater
    Annual benefit concert held each December where local bands cover Christmas favorites in their individual styles.
    Academy Baker Ave eat nearby
  • The Augusta Market

    15 Eighth Street
    Farmer's market held downtown each Saturday, March 24-Oct 27.
    Central Bus Dist
  • Augusta Southern Nationals

    Savannah River
    Annual drag boat racing event (2012: July 20-22), held on the Savannah River. Billed as the "World's Richest Drag Boat Race" it is an exhilarating and dangerous event full of excitement. A must see at least once!
    Industrial District food nearby
  • New Year's Eve Celebration

    December 31 - Ring in the New Year in the Casino Ballroom
    Reservations are accepted beginning in July. Tel: +1 310 510-1520.
    Belair eat nearby
  • Metropolis Performing Arts Center

    111 W
    Campbell St.. One block from the Arlington Heights Metra stop, this 350-seat theater is part of a larger village development called the Metropolis. Besides the theater you'll find a club called The Boiler Room, shops, and apartments.
    restaurants nearby
  • Augusta Museum of History

    560 Reynolds Street
    The historical, archaeological, and ethnographic museum for the region. The area on transportation history is especially nice. Great place to take the kids.
    Central Bus Dist food nearby
  • The Boyhood Home of President Woodrow Wilson

    The Boyhood Home of President Woodrow Wilson

    418 Seventh St
    $5 Adults $4 Seniors $3 Students (K-12). Georgia's oldest Presidential home where Woodrow Wilson and his family lived during the Civil War. See fourteen rooms furnished to the 1860s Victorian period, service building with kitchen, and carriage house. The house museum contains thirteen original pieces of furniture used by Woodrow Wilson and his family, as well as other period pieces.
    Central Bus Dist eat nearby
  • Springfield Baptist Church

    114 12th Street
    Oldest African American Southern Baptist Church in the world. Built in 1801, its architecture is a great example.
    Central Bus Dist restaurants nearby
  • Old Medical College of Georgia

    598 Telfair Street
    This Greek Revival structure is a National Historic Landmark built in 1835 to house the Medical College of Georgia.
    Central Bus Dist food nearby
  • Lamar Building

    Broad Street
    Tallest building in Augusta and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. A strange architectural combination between 1913 architecture and a penthouse added in the 1970s designed by architect I.M. Pei.
    Central Bus Dist eat nearby
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EDIT THIS ITINERARY Our list of places in Augusta uses some content from Wikipedia and Wikivoyage.