- The list below includes 42 free or cheap things to do in or near Augusta, Georgia, including 27 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Specialty Museums, Historic Sites and Visitor Centers.
- From Riverwalk to Pendleton King Bark Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Augusta and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Aiken, Evans and North Augusta.
A fenced canine recreation facility, Pendleton King Bark Park features separate wood chip fields for small and large dogs. The park provides drinking water, benches, an agility course and large trees for shade.
Coon Fork Lake County Park is a public park with the 62 acre, 20 foot deep Coon Fork Lake. The park provides its visitors opportunities to go camping and boating, as well as take advantage of numerous hiking trails and picnic shelters.
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3300 Evans To Lock Road, Augusta, GA 30907 MoreLess Info
Situated in a picturesque spot overlooking the Savannah River, The Savannah Rapids Visitor Center features a wealth of tourist information about the state of Georgia in general as well as the Savannah area in particular.
Phinizy Swamp Nature Park is local park comprising of a number of wetlands and woodlands and houses a wide variety of vegetation such as bald cypresses and Longleaf Pine forests, as well as diverse wildlife species.
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419 Seventh Street, Augusta, GA 30903 MoreLess Info
Now a historic house museum, the Boyhood Home of President Woodrow Wilson is where Thomas Woodrow Wilson spent his formative years and lived through the American Civil War and the Reconstruction. Guided tours of the place coupled with informative commentary on the artifacts, are also available.
Augusta Museum of History houses a wide array of historic artifacts ranging from a 1920's trolley car and other vintage locomotives to other extensive exhibits about the history of healthcare, railroad and banking in Augusta.
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1450 Greene St., Augusta, GA 30901 MoreLess Info
The Augusta Canal Interpretive Center at Enterprise Mill is an interactive historic museum with a wide number of exhibits about the canal's construction, operation, hydroelectricity combined with displays explaining the history of the nearby mills and the mill workers.