Augusta, GA, is a beautiful city to visit any time of the year. Home to the Masters Golf Tournament that takes place every spring at the Augusta National Golf Club, this city also possesses many museums and historical sites. The Riverwalk along the Savannah River is a popular destination for many. Renting an RV from RVshare is a fun way to see all that Augusta has to offer without all the expense of staying at hotels every night. With an RV rental in Augusta from RVshare, you can own the road!
Before you begin your search on RVshare for an Augusta RV rental, it is helpful to understand the differences between the types of motorhomes that are available. Class A RVs are the largest motorhomes. Almost the size of small homes, these RVs are often customized elaborately. Class C motorhomes are smaller but are still very spacious. They will typically have a sleeping area in the front and another in the rear, and they usually have a separate bathroom area.
Class B campers are campervans. These vans are versatile in their use and can be very easily parked and driven. Towable trailers run the gamut of sizes, with the largest ones labeled as fifth wheels, so-called because the front of the trailer hooks over the rear of the towing truck. Pop-up campers are the smallest campers and are simply folding campers that are towable. A pop-up camper rental from Augusta is very easy to pull along and to set up.
Fortunately, there are many great campgrounds in and near Augusta for easy access to all the city's charms. Made in the Shade RV Park Campground is perfect if you like smaller RV parks that are peaceful and natural. This campground has 77 large RV sites for camper rentals in Augusta, and visitors will love the shady lots and all the walking trails.
Ridge Road Campground is situated on a peninsula in a 70,000-acre lake. You can enjoy all sorts of boating activities and plenty of fishing and hiking. There are 69 sites, many of which are along the lake. Visitors will enjoy the sunsets and the close proximity to Augusta.
Georgia does not have any national parks, but Congaree National Park in South Carolina is only an hour and a half drive from Augusta, GA. This large and beautiful natural preserve has many of the tallest trees along the eastern coast and the largest continuous stretch of old growth hardwood forest.
The park includes the Congaree River, the surrounding forests, and many acres of floodplains. There are over 25 miles of hiking trails and 2.4 miles of boardwalk. The boardwalk loop trail is adjacent to Weston Lake and other trails throughout the Congaree floodplain.
When you need to temporarily store your rental RV, there are many RV storage facilities in and near Augusta. These sites offer a secure, safe place to park your RV. They typically have a fenced and keyed entry lot and many times have surveillance cameras. Fort Gordon RV and Boat Storage, Belair-Dyess Self Storage, and SecurCare Self Storage are a few of your options.
There are lots of RV dumpstations located near Augusta. The Appling area Rest Area, Petersburg Campground, Ridge Road Campground, and Wildwood Park are just some of the nearby dumpstations.
The Augusta Riverwalk is a multi-level brick trail that follows the Savannah River. The Riverwalk has something for everyone, with playgrounds, a splash fountain, live concerts, museums, Saturday markets, and much more!
Every year Augusta hosts the Masters Gold Tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club. This week-long event usually takes place in April. During the tournament, there are many activities to enjoy both on and off the courses. Some planning is required for attending the tournaments because these tickets are limited in quantity. For non-ticket holders, there are many locations to catch the games on live TV. Music, food, and entertainment is plentiful while you are in Augusta during the Masters.
Atlanta is home to the MLB team the Atlanta Braves. Winners of many championships, these games command a loyal following and are a fun way to spend a day or evening. That Atlanta Hawks basketball team and the Atlanta Falcons football team are also in Atlanta, which is not far from Augusta. The Augusta Greenjackets are a minor league baseball team that resides in Augusta.
If dining out is on your menu, check out the Frog Hollow Tavern in Historic Downtown Augusta for regional cuisine from local farms. The Slow Roasted Pork Belly Rillette and FHT Maple Leaf Farms’ Duck Sausage are their signature dishes. For lively entertainment after dining, check out the shows at the James Brown Arena, the Miller Theater, the Imperial Theatre, or the Jessye Norman Amphitheater.
I-20 runs through Augusta from east to west, connecting Augusta to Atlanta, GA, in the west and Columbia, SC, in the east.