The Top Things to Do in Augusta GA
Discover the best of all worlds for business and leisure travelers at Sheraton Augusta Hotel. Located just minutes from downtown Augusta and exciting nightlife, dining and entertainment venues, our hotel offers easy access to an array of exciting things to do in Augusta, GA. Situated just two miles from Augusta National Golf Course, our hotel positions you perfectly to enjoy Masters weekend. Take a scenic walk along the Historic Riverwalk; visit Morris Museum of Art and the Augusta History Museum. Spend this weekend with friends or family at nearby Fort Gordon. Play golf on local golf courses, some of which were designed by legends in golf course architecture. Discover James Brown Arena and Bell Auditorium. Whatever attractions on our list of things to do that you decide to enjoy, our hotel is the perfect place to retreat when you want a relaxing night's sleep. Book your stay today!
The Great Outdoors
Whether you want to attend the annual Masters® Tournament or you just want to play golf, the city of Augusta, GA, offers excellent golf courses and facilities for all skill levels. Sheraton Augusta Hotel offers close proximity to two of the finest courses in the city - Jones Creek Golf Course and the world-renowned Augusta National Golf Club.
Take a scenic boat tour and cruise on the Augusta Canal. It's the only canal in the world still used to provide power to mills. Located just a seven-minute drive from our hotel, the Augusta Canal is a great place to spend a weekend, with exciting outdoor activities for all ages.
Savannah Rapids Park
Discover the great outdoors at Savannah Rapids Park. Enjoy bicycling, kayaking, canoeing, picnics and more at this 33-acre recreational park. It's one of the most fun things to do in Augusta, GA, for any nature enthusiast.
Phinizy Swamp Nature Park
Explore Phinizy Swamp Nature Park this weekend and enjoy a range of events for all ages. Engage in moonlit hikes, bike rides, meteor viewings and more at this family-oriented park. Located just a short drive from our hotel, this park offers the natural face of Augusta, GA, seemingly far removed from the skyscrapers and concrete of the big city.
A must-see for nature enthusiasts and romantics everywhere, the Augusta Riverwalk overlooking the Savannah River is the setting for many different fun things to do annually. Time your vacation for the St. Patrick’s Day Celebration, fireworks on the 4th of July, and more. On Saturday mornings, visit the Farmer's Market that assembles here. Relax on the Augusta Riverwalk anytime, whether there are scheduled events or not. The scenery is always beautiful and calming.
Arts & Culture
Ezekiel Harris House
Ezekiel Harris House is an outstanding example of early Federal style architecture. Visitors can get an idea of what life was like during the Federal Period, when tobacco was the primary cash crop in Georgia. This historic site is only an 8 minute drive from the hotel.
Boyhood Home of Woodrow Wilson
Visiting his childhood home helps to tell President Wilson’s story as a Southerner. See the historically valuable house to witness this Great American’s youth only 11 minutes away from the hotel.
The Augusta Museum of History
The Augusta Museum of History exhibits numerous artifacts and images that illustrate the history of Augusta. The museum has a grand meeting rooms and elegant reception areas and is only a 12-minute drive from the hotel.
Morris Museum of Art
View some of the most elegant and beautiful paintings, sculptures, and other works of art representing the South. Feel the astonishing charm of the artists of the American South at the Morris Museum of Art.
James Brown Arena & Bell Auditorium
James Brown Arena is part of the multi-purpose Augusta Entertainment Complex and is home to the Augusta River Hawks, features 8,500 seats and hosts many concerts and sports games.
Also part of the Augusta Entertainment Complex, Bell Auditorium, a theater with 2,690 seats, is located right next to the Arena. Both the James Brown Arena and Bell Auditorium are only a 12-minute drive from the hotel.
Augusta Patriot Riverboat Tour
Aboard the Patriot Riverboat, you can feel the cool breeze while the beautiful scenery of the Savannah River passes by. The departure area of this tour is only an 11-minute drive from the hotel.
Steed's Dairy Farm
Eco-friendly and exciting activities await you at Steed's Dairy Farm, including real cow milking, pony cart riding, and a 5-acre corn maze. Have fun with farm animals 12 mintues away while staying at Sheraton Augusta Hotel.
The Saturday Market at Augusta Riverwalk
Each Saturday morning, artists, chefs and other local vendors gather at the 8th Street entrance to the Augusta Riverwalk to offer unique, handmade goods, bites, baked goods, locally sourced produce and more.
Numerous boutique shops with the latest trends in apparel and accessories await you along with a variety of restaurants. It's the perfect place for your shopping excursion. This shopping center is only an eight-minute drive from the hotel.
With a vast variety of high end stores and restaurants, Augusta Mall is a shopping lover's paradise. As one of the largest malls in Georgia, its many different designer outlets, department stores, and restaurants provide the best environment for your shopping excursion. The mall is 9 minutes from the hotel, and is open Monday through Saturday from 10AM to 9PM, and Sunday from 12PM to 6PM.