From Augusta Georgia’s world-famous Masters Tournament to Aiken South Carolina’s exquisite thoroughbred equestrian centers, the Augusta /Aiken region offers some of the finest living that the Southeast has to offer.
Augusta lies nestled along the banks of the mighty Savannah River and is Georgia's second largest city. It offers its visitors and nearly half-a-million residents traditional Southern charm plus the perks of big city life—arts, culture, shopping, education opportunities, fine cuisine, state-of-the-art healthcare, sports, and a slew of recreational pursuits. Here you can literally soak up the best of all worlds. Augusta’s southern hospitality is evident from the temperate climate to the year-round greenery and lavish gardens that reminds residents and visitors alike of Augusta’s designation as the nation’s "Garden City".
As the center of South Carolina’s "Thoroughbred Country," Aiken is known for pristine horse farms and first-class equestrian sports such as polo and steeplechase. Stroll through blocks of lavish mansions built as winter homes for some of the nation’s wealthiest families who savored the mild climate and raised their finest stallions to compete in races across the globe.
Among the many things that have helped to shape Aiken into a small town with grand appeal is its vibrant downtown, the legacy of the wealthy, winter colonists and the Savannah River Site, the largest industrial impact for the area which has brought thousands of high paying, high-tech jobs to the area.