Augusta, GA

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Get a good dose of Southern charm in this beautiful city in northeastern Georgia. Explore the Savannah River or visit homes of the city’s famous historical figures.

Augusta is a beautiful city along the Savannah River in Georgia’s heartland. This region in the middle of the state is known for its Southern hospitality; Augusta is no exception.

The city was founded during the British colonial period. It escaped much of the destruction during the Civil War. Look for gorgeous antebellum mansions presiding over its tree-lined streets.

Augusta is located on the lazy Savannah River. Rent a kayak or canoe to explore or go fishing. Learn about the river’s rich canal heritage during a boat tour or a sunset cruise. Biking and hiking trails wind alongside the river and through the surrounding forests.

The Augusta Riverwalk gives visitors the chance to enjoy the scenery while partaking in the city’s cultural delights. Attend a concert in the amphitheater next to the Savannah River or have a leisurely dinner at a riverside restaurant.

The Boyhood Home of President Woodrow Wilson, where Wilson and his family lived during the Civil War, is Georgia’s oldest presidential home. Explore the manor’s stately rooms, displaying original furniture that the future president used in his everyday life.

Fly through history at the Museum of Aviation, one of the Southeast’s largest museums of flight. View over 90 historic aircraft and missiles.

Visit the secluded Andalusia, the home of American author and essayist Flannery O’Connor; enjoy nature at its Outdoor Learning Center. Continue the literary theme at the Uncle Remus Museum at Turner Park. The museum explores the life and work of author Joel Chandler Harris, who worked at Turner Park as a young apprentice. He drew inspiration from the slave stories he heard here to create his beloved Uncle Remus and "Little Man" tales.

Augusta is a 3-hour drive from Atlanta, the capital of Georgia. You can also fly into Augusta's regional airport.

For a relaxing day enjoying the Georgia sunshine, take a stroll downtown. Restaurants, shops and galleries line the streets. Augusta makes you understand why this part of the country earns its reputation for Southern charm.

Where to stay in Augusta

Baymont by Wyndham Augusta West
Baymont by Wyndham Augusta West
2.5 out of 5
629 Nw Frontage Road, Augusta, GA, 30907
The price is $67 per night from May 22 to May 23
Stay at this business-friendly hotel in Augusta. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the comfy rooms in ...
3.3/5 (954 reviews)
"The key door need to work.Have to go to the front desk to check all the time."

Reviewed on May 16, 2022

Baymont by Wyndham Augusta West
Hyatt Place Augusta
Hyatt Place Augusta
3 out of 5
160 Mason McKnight Junior Parkway, Augusta, GA, 30907
The price is $109 per night from May 22 to May 23
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly hotel in Augusta. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (880 reviews)
"I make this trip to Augusta often and always stay here. All staff is excellent!!"

Reviewed on May 16, 2022

Hyatt Place Augusta
Wingate by Wyndham Augusta Washington Road
Wingate by Wyndham Augusta Washington Road
2.5 out of 5
2650 Center West Parkway, I-20 at Exit 199, Augusta, GA, 30909
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $68 per night from May 25 to May 26
Stay at this golf hotel in Augusta. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the comfy rooms in our reviews. ...
3.9/5 Good! (968 reviews)
"It was close to everything that you would need during a trip to Augusta."

Reviewed on May 11, 2022

Wingate by Wyndham Augusta Washington Road
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Studio 6 Augusta, GA
Studio 6 Augusta, GA
2 out of 5
3421 Wrightsboro Rd, Augusta, GA, 30909
The price is $45 per night from Jun 15 to Jun 16
Stay at this aparthotel in Augusta. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a snack bar/deli. Our guests praise the convenient parking and the bathrooms in our reviews. ...
2.2/5 (172 reviews)
"Alicia (sorry if the spelling is incorrect) was friendly and sociable and was doing as much as she could to get my room cleaned and presentable so I could get checked in. This in spite of being short staffed (not something she complained about, it was just obvious that they had a lot of check-ins ..."

Reviewed on May 3, 2022

Studio 6 Augusta, GA
cheerful vacation two bedroom townhouse Augusta GA
cheerful vacation two bedroom townhouse Augusta GA
Augusta, GA
The price is $115 per night from May 18 to May 19
Stay at this golf vacation home in Augusta. Enjoy free WiFi, onsite parking, and a garden. Popular attractions Augusta Mall and Fort Gordon are located nearby. ...
5/5 Exceptional! (1 review)
Great
"Was a great place for weekend getaway. Pretty close to restaurants that was a plus."

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2022

cheerful vacation two bedroom townhouse Augusta GA
Brand new listing, Entire Townhouse, stylish 3 bedroom
Brand new listing, Entire Townhouse, stylish 3 bedroom
Augusta, GA
Stay at this property in Augusta. Enjoy free WiFi, onsite parking, and fenced yards. Popular attractions Augusta National Golf Club and Augusta Mall are located ...
5/5 Exceptional! (1 review)
"We spent the weekend in Augusta with our family of 8. The house was the perfect size for us and it was well stocked with basic needs. Everything was brand new and comfortable. The neighborhood appeared safe and friendly. There were plenty of restaurants nearby and conveniently located to downtown ..."

Reviewed on May 9, 2022

Brand new listing, Entire Townhouse, stylish 3 bedroom
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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