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Top 12] Best Things to Do in Augusta on This Weekend

By: Sahil Luthra

Play a round at Forest Hills Golf Club

Visitors can also take advantage of the resident expertise and schedule a lesson, available to avid players or kids as young as 6

Phinizy Swamp Nature Park

Explore the swamps of Augusta at Phinizy Swamp Nature Park, free and open to the public year-round. Features of the park include a fishing pond

Augusta Riverwalk

The booths of the Augusta Market at the River, which is held from spring through fall, fill the Riverwalk on Saturday mornings with the aroma of coffee

Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black 

The Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History honors her work as an educator and civil rights activist

Augusta Museum of History

Familiarize yourself with 12,000 years of history in Augusta and the greater Central Savannah River Region with the collections at the Augusta Museum of History

Taste Georgia barbecue

This famed eatery was founded in 1956 by struggling farmers Claude and Adeline Sconyers, who decided to try out a new hobby by opening a small restaurant

Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art

Today, guests can peruse the institute's galleries and visiting exhibitions, which feature contemporary artists from around the country and the world.

Explore the Augusta Canal

Boat tours and kayak tours and rentals are offered at the canal's head gates at Savannah Rapids Park.

Morris Museum of Art

As such, this Augusta attraction features a permanent collection spread across 10 galleries with 5,000 works of art dating from the 18th century

Visit a bird sanctuary

Pendleton King Park is a 64-acre bird sanctuary situated in the heart of Augusta. Elevation in the park changes more than 100 feet

18th century at Meadow Garden

Meadow Garden, has been open to the public as a house museum since 1901, and you can still take a guided tour of this National Historic Landmark today

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