Where is Augusta?

Nestled along the banks of the Savannah River, Augusta is the second largest and oldest city in Georgia. Located in the east central section of the state, Augusta is approximately 150 miles east of Atlanta on Interstate 20. Augusta is also centrally located just two and a half hours from the beach and the mountains.

Experience the Culture and History of the South

When planning a visit to Augusta, you’ll want to come early and stay late. Take time to discover the historic charm of the classic South with its tree-lined streets and majestic antebellum mansions. There are dozens of shops and restaurants, cultural, and historic attractions in Augusta.

Augusta Recreation and Parks

Year round, Augusta is the place to be for recreation. With an average temperature of 62.7 degrees, we hope you will make the most of our many parks and recreational facilities. Make time for an afternoon of golf, tennis, fishing, boating, or just enjoying the great outdoors. View Recreation and Parks.

Riverwalk Augusta

You’ll also want to take time to visit Riverwalk Augusta, offering pedestrian access to the Savannah River from a public plaza and focusing attention on one of Augusta’s most beautiful and unique assets. View the Riverwalk / Augusta Commons Calendar of Events 2010.

Augusta Area Attractions

Check out our other resources section for more info on Augusta area attractions.

Augusta Convention & Visitors Bureau

For help planning your trip to the Augusta, contact the Augusta Convention & Visitors Bureau.

Augusta Photography

Many photos for this website are provided by the Augusta Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Author Credit: This information is courtesy of Augusta.gov web site. For more information on history please visit there website here