Augusta Convention & Visitors Bureau

Convention Center9,290 sq. m
Guest Rooms7,000
Guest Rooms at 1 Hotel372 Guest Rooms
Special Event Venues25
Average Room Rate$82.00
Daily Food Cost$51.00
Occupancy Rate51.5%
Tax Rate

Augusta Convention & Visitors Bureau


Why Choose Our Destination?

We're glad you're considering Augusta, Georgia for your next convention, meeting, or event. Augusta's River Region is a multifaceted gem, making it the ideal destination to suit your needs. Whether your group is large or small, we have space to accommodate you at every budget. From more than 100,000 square feet of meeting space at the Augusta Convention Center, ideally located along the Savannah River in downtown Augusta, to a wide range of boutique and brand name hotels, Augusta meeting venues offer easy accessibility from many major cities, affordability, and are often within walking distance of local restaurants and retailers. To complement our wide range of traditional venues, Augusta also offers unique meeting facilities such as museums, historic homes and even an outdoor classroom at a swamp. Please reach out to one of our Managers of Group Experiences to request a meeting facilities guide to help you get started. We'd like to invite you to experience Augusta first-hand.

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Distance from Airport

  • Augusta Regional Airport

    17.7 km from City Center

  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

    247.84 km from City Center


Local Attractions

Augusta Canal National Heritage Area

Description: Enjoy the Augusta Canal on foot, by bicycle, canoe or kayak. Fish from the banks, watch for wildlife or relax on a guided tour aboard a replica canal cargo boat. December to February: Daily Boat Tours (Tuesday - Saturday) at 11:30 a.m. / 1:30 p.m. / 3 p.m. March to May: Daily Boat Tours (Monday - Saturday) at 10 a.m. / 11:30 a.m. / 1:30 p.m. / 3 p.m. June to August: Daily Boat Tours (Monday - Saturday) at 9 a.m. / 10:15 a.m. / 11:30 a.m. / 1:30 p.m. September to November Daily Boat Tours (Monday - Saturday) at 10 a.m. / 11:30 a.m. / 1:30 p.m. / 3 p.m.
1450 Greene Street, Suite 400
Augusta, GA 30901

Boyhood Home of President Woodrow Wilson

Historical Landmark
United States President Woodrow Wilson lived here from 1860-1870, the longest period spent in one residence, while his father served as pastor of the First Presbyterian Church. Tours on the hour, Groups of 10 or more please call ahead.
419 7th Street
Augusta, GA 30901

Augusta Museum of History

Visit the region's home for history. Featured are a number of permanent exhibitions, including the award-winning Augusta's Story - a 12,000-year journey through local history; a restored 1917 steam locomotive, special exhibits: The Godfather of Soul, Mr. James Brown, Celebrating a Grand Tradition, the Sport of Golf and six life-size statues of golf's greatest players and much, much more. Hours: Thursday - Saturday 10am - 5pm Sunday 1pm - 5pm Admission Fee/Ticket Price: $2-4
560 Reynolds Street
Augusta, GA 30901

Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art

Historical Landmark
Listed on the National Register, the grand is considered one of the finest examples of Federal architecture. The Institute remains the only non-profit contemporary gallery and visual arts school in the region, offering a rich calendar of nearly 30 exhibitions by regional and national artists. Today the structure's architectural features shine much as they did in the 1800s, displaying the artisan-ship of a bygone era in contrast to contemporary artwork.
506 Telfair Street
Augusta, GA 30901

Augusta Riverwalk

The Augusta Riverwalk features a children’s playground and various gardens. Two museums are located off the walkway along with the Jessye Norman Amphitheater and several restaurants. Great for families out for some fresh air along the Savannah River.
4 8th Street
Augusta, GA 30901

Historic Trolley Tour of Augusta

You'll tour the Augusta Museum of History and explore Augusta's journey through time. You'll see fascinating exhibits such as Celebrating a Grand Tradition, the Sport of Golf, an exhibit dedicated to the Godfather of Soul, Mr. James Brown and much more including climbing on board a real train! Then board the Lady Libby trolley and explore Augusta's Historic Downtown. You will see historic homes, hear about the bones in the basement of the Medical College of Georgia, see where a President lived as a boy, get a glimpse of the Augusta Canal, and hear the legend of the famous Haunted Pillar! And that's not all! Price includes admission to the Augusta Museum of History. 24 hour advance reservations are required. Admission Fee/Ticket Price: $12
560 Reynolds Street
Augusta, GA 30901

Augusta Visitor Center

Let one of our friendly staff members assist you with your visit to Augusta. Brochures and pamphlets available for hundreds of attractions, restaurants and more.
1010 Broad Street
Augusta, GA 30901

Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History

Born into slavery, Lucy Craft Laney became one of the state's most influential educators. She started the first kindergarten and nurses' training class for blacks in Augusta and founded the Haines Institute, which educated thousands of black students. The museum is located in the Historic Laney-Walker District, near the original site of the Haines Normal and Industrial Institute. The mission of the Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History is to promote the legacy of Ms. Lucy Craft Laney through arts and history and by educating and exposing children and adults of Augusta, the State of Georgia and beyond to the arts, history, literature and leadership through exhibits and programs Hours: Monday: Closed Tuesday - Friday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Saturday: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm Sunday: Open for special events and by request only Admission Fee/Ticket Price: $2-5
1116 Phillips Street
Augusta, GA 30901