Augusta, Georgia is known as the "Garden City" of the South.
Situated on the banks of Savannah River, Augusta combines fertile soil with fresh waters to make up a real green gem. Beautiful views on the landscaped banks of the river lined alongside with azalea bushes, dogwood and magnolia trees blend together into unique whole in Augusta.
There is nothing better in Augusta is than a picnic in its green surroundings, but before you can organize this you need to book a stay there. Booked.net can help you with this in a click. From cheap hotels in Augusta to those abundant with luxuries - find them all with maps, photos and secure forms at Booked.net.
With your hotel booked you can take in the city's legendary Southern hospitality. Friendly, welcoming and calm, you can discover more about its Southern charm while looking around its historic places as Augusta is full with history. Attractions include;
- Augusta Canal Authority, perfect for hiking, biking, canoeing, and kayaking
- Fort Discovery, a host for science exhibits and some fun
- Historic Downtown offers a concentration of old buildings and monuments
To understand this city better you need to do more than sightseeing, but a dose of its past. The city was named after Augusta, Princess of Wales who was a daughter-in-law of King George II of Great Britain. It very soon became the second state capital of Georgia in 1785. Today it is the second largest city in the area with 306.5sqmiles. This land is inhabited with 195,182-strong population balancing with 50.37 percent African American and 44.91 percent white.
When you get tired of the relaxed lifestyle this city has, keep the action going outside too. Augusta is a perfect basis to explore nearby Southern cities like Savannah and Atlanta. You to decide what to see in Augusta and its surroundings, but for the best hotels there you should consult Booked.net.