Augusta Vacations & Travel Packages!
A city on the central eastern border of the US state of Georgia, Augusta is located at the fall line of the Savannah River. This city is an engrossing place, both historic and surprisingly modern. Tourists in the city can travel along shady sidewalks and waterways. During his Augusta vacation, one can also enjoy exploring historic sites and progressive art, and can enjoy the natural beauty, and the congenial blend of music, from soul to country to jazz to rock. The best time to visit Augusta is during the spring months, from March to May, when the weather is neither too hot nor too cold. If visiting the city during peak time, tourists should do bookings in advance in order to avail cheap Augusta travel packages as flight fares and hotel rates tend to rise.
Places of Interest in Augusta
Kennebec River Rail Trail
A significant way of transportation for European and American settlers during the 17th century, Kennebec River Rail Trail moves along the Kennebec River flowing through the center of the city. It is a clear river offering miles of intriguing views for bikers, hikers, and nature lovers.
Maine State Museum
An apt place to visit for history freaks, Maine State Museum offers visitors with collection of more than 500,000 artifacts depicting the story of Maine's natives with exhibits such as ceramics, furniture, tools, and images depicting about the state's industrial history. The Civil War flag found here was first in America to be preserved and displayed.
Old Fort Western
A National Historic Landmark and the oldest surviving wooden fort in the United States, Old Fort Western is located on the banks of the Kennebec River. The complex boasts the original barrack and store and various other buildings taking the visitors back into the history.