Guests of Candlewood Suites Augusta will find tons of things to do in Augusta, Georgia right outside our door!
As the second largest and second oldest city in Georgia, Augusta is full rich with history and full of southern charm. Once home to various indigenous cultures, James Oglethorpe sent troops up the Savannah River to establish a fort. The town was named in honor of Princess Augusta, mother of British Monarch King George III, and quickly grew to be a successful market town.
Located on the Savannah River, Augusta is known as the "Garden City of the South". Savannah features dozens of beautiful parks and sports to enjoy the beautiful subtropical climate. With Augusta’s rich historical ties, there are tons of amazing historic sites in the area, including the pre-civil war historic district. As the hometown of music icon James Brown, visitors will find tributes to the “Godfather of Soul” scattered throughout the city, including the James Brown Arena.
Augusta is well-known for hosting The Masters Golf Tournament each year at the world famous Augusta National Golf Club, and is home to the new National Cyber Security Headquarters at the Fort Gordon army base. Enjoy southern charm and a diverse array of exciting things to do in Augusta, Georgia during your next stay at the Candlewood Suites Augusta!