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Area Overview

Augusta epitomizes the Classic South. Founded as a trading post during the British colonial period, the city showcases Antebellum mansions, hallowed historic sites, and quiet, tree-lined avenues perfect for relaxing strolls.

While Augusta celebrates its colorful past, it is equally proud of its exciting present. Nestled on the banks of the mighty Savannah River, the Garden City is a blend of Southern charm and city fun. Arts and culture. Shopping and fine cuisine. Dynamic recreation. In no time at all, you’ll understand why Augusta is the best-kept secret along the Savannah River.

Things to Do

Recreation & Fitness













Augusta, Georgia is a great place to live. It's year-round mild temperatures make it both a great place to live and also a great place to retire. Augusta has an active arts scene with a variety of art shops along Artists Row offering you the opportunity to make hand-made pottery or enjoy a three day festival with more than 120 artisans, food vendors offering global cuisine, and five stages of non-stop performances. Augustans cannot get enough of the outdoor recreational opportunities: enjoy a leisurely paddle down the Augusta Canal and see nature in it's natural habitat in one of only two of Georgia's National Heritage Areas. Or how about a bike ride along the new 1.3 mile River Levee Trail? Peddle along two suspension bridges while the beautiful Savannah River is your backdrop. Augusta is the second oldest city in the state of Georgia, so there is a lot of history. The Boyhood Home of President Woodrow Wilson tells the story of how a young boy being raised in Augusta during the Civil War helped to shape a man and a president. Or if you wish to know more about Augusta's history visit the Augusta Museum of History, which also features a James Brown Exhibit. Augusta also offers a very eclectic and diverse culinary scene, that is sure to be anything except for boring, and will keep you hungry. Augusta is also home to other great annual events such as the Sacred Heart Garden Festival or the largest half Ironman event - The Augusta Half Ironman.

Cultural Activities





The rich arts community is Augusta is sure to offer a little something for every taste. The Imperial Theatre, once a vaudeville theatre, now showcases ballets, to plays, to musicals, to concerts. Looking for something a little bigger? The James Brown Arena and William Bell Auditorium have calendars are filled with big name acts such as Boys to Men, Carrie Underwood, REO Speedwagon and more.

Attractions






Augusta, Georgia is a great place to live. It's year-round mild temperatures make it both a great place to live and also a great place to retire. Augusta has an active arts scene with a variety of art shops along Artists Row offering you the opportunity to make hand-made pottery or enjoy a three day festival with more than 120 artisans, food vendors offering global cuisine, and five stages of non-stop performances. Augustans cannot get enough of the outdoor recreational opportunities: enjoy a leisurely paddle down the Augusta Canal and see nature in it's natural habitat in one of only two of Georgia's National Heritage Areas. Or how about a bike ride along the new 1.3 mile River Levee Trail? Peddle along two suspension bridges while the beautiful Savannah River is your backdrop. Augusta is the second oldest city in the state of Georgia, so there is a lot of history. The Boyhood Home of President Woodrow Wilson tells the story of how a young boy being raised in Augusta during the Civil War helped to shape a man and a president. Or if you wish to know more about Augusta's history visit the Augusta Museum of History, which also features a James Brown Exhibit. Augusta also offers a very eclectic and diverse culinary scene, that is sure to be anything except for boring, and will keep you hungry. Augusta is also home to other great annual events such as the Sacred Heart Garden Festival or the largest half Ironman event - The Augusta Half Ironman.

Transportation



Augusta currently has an active bus line, taxi and Uber services and many rental car facilities.

Climate

Monthly Temperatures / Rainfall


 Month  Low  Avg  High  Rain
 January  32.8  44.6  56.4  4.6 "
 February  35.2  48.3  61.3  4.1 "
 March  42.2  55.7  69.3  4.7 "
 April  48.0  62.5  76.8  2.9 "
 May  57.0  70.6  84.1  3.1 "
 June  65.2  77.5  89.9  4.2 "
 July  69.3  80.9  92.4  4.1 "
 August  68.2  79.4  90.6  4.5 "
 September  62.2  73.9  85.6  3.6 "
 October  49.4  63.1  76.7  3.3 "
 November  40.8  54.3  67.9  2.8 "
 December  34.5  46.8  59.0  3.2 "

Best Time To Go:

Summer and fall.

Spring temperatures are cool with averages in the low 60's and highs in the mid 70's. Nights are cold with lows in the upper 40's. Summer temperatures are warm with averages in the upper 70's and highs in the low 90's. Nights are mild with lows in the upper 60's. Fall temperatures are cool with averages in the low 60's and highs in the mid 70's. Nights are cool with lows in the low 50's. Winter temperatures are cold with averages in the mid 40's and highs in the upper 50's. Nights are cold with lows in the mid 30's.

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