Augusta, Georgia, is full of sites and experiences with rich historical significance and modern Southern charm. It’s famous for being the home of the prestigious Masters Tournament, one of the world’s most renowned golfing competitions, and as the birthplace of famous Americans like James Brown and President Woodrow Wilson. Discover Augusta’s storied past and explore its bright future on your next group tour.
Augusta is known for its eclectic and diverse dining scene. Enjoy handcrafted cocktails and an impressive wine selection at the popular eatery, Craft & Vine. Pair affordable cuisine and stylish dining at Frog Hollow Tavern, or savor the culinary works of chef J.D. Wier at Noble Jones.
At the Augusta Museum of History, “The Godfather of Soul, James Brown” exhibit features rare memorabilia and personal artifacts that tell the story of the musician’s life. The exhibit includes an array of costumes, artifacts, interviews with Brown, records, images, and audiovisual stations, which highlight concert performances, albums, studio recordings, and more.
Destination Augusta has launched several new group-friendly tours and activities that give visitors a taste of the city’s culture and history. Discover the tales of Augusta’s Black Caddies, including Pappy Stokes, Dead Man, and others who assisted golfers on their quest to win the Masters golf tournament. Explore the city’s Sculpture Trail, “Art the Box” murals, and “Storm Drain” murals through Promenade & Paint – Augusta’s Public Art. Visit the Boyhood Home of President Woodrow Wilson to learn how this place shaped the character and life of the United States’ 28th president.
At the Augusta Canal National Heritage Area, embrace the stories, sights, and sounds of the city while floating along on a weekend music cruise with Petersburg Boat Tours. While there, guests can sip on refreshments and listen to a variety of live music from blues to bluegrass.
Main Image: Authentic Augusta Experiences “Cycle the Soul City”; Credit: Destination Augusta