Category: Editor’s Picks

Active Climbing Augusta

By LeeAnn Rhoden If you want to get a good workout but a traditional gym is not your thing, you need to try Active Climbing Augusta. Active Climbing is an indoor rock wall climbing facility in Grovetown. It offers a fun way to exercise, make new friends and to challenge your competitive spirit. The facility offers something for every level of experience from toddlers to sexagenarians. The bouldering area offers lower climbing heights, up to 15 feet, so no ropes required. You can practice a decent or jump off into soft landing pads. It is an excellent place for...

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Reed Creek Nature Park & Interpretive Center

By LeeAnn Rhoden Reed Creek Nature Park & Interpretive Center is a wonderful resource for education and preservation. It is located just off Fury’s Ferry Road across from West Lake subdivision. Reed Creek runs through Martinez collecting and shedding water into the Savannah River. The park is a nature preserve within the limits of our growing and progressing community. The park offers a one-third mile long raised boardwalk and trail system open daily sunrise to sunset. Trail maps are available in the Interpretive Center. These trails are available for walking or jogging and taking in the local flora and...

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Legoland, Atlanta

By LeeAnn Rhoden LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Atlanta is every child’s Lego® dream come true. There are Legos® everywhere and interactive activities to keep little hands busy. It is located on the third floor of the Phipps Plaza Mall in the Buckhead neighborhood of Atlanta. You begin your journey through Legoland® in the Lego Lab® where you learn how Legos® are made. From gathering the plastic pellets, measuring them out to heating them and watching the mold form the Legos®, it’s a interesting start. Even better when your child has the opportunity to make his very own Lego®. There are...

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Airstrike By LeeAnn Rhoden AirStrike is all about trampolines, foam pits, giant air bags and as much fun as you can have. This place is truly great fun for all ages. For those who have lived in the Augusta area for more than 6 years, you’ll remember the Augusta  Ice Sports Center. AirStrike took over the property a couple of years ago and it is going strong. There are trampolines everywhere. Running and bouncing are encouraged and there are specific locations set aside for extreme trampolining. You can try your hand at trampoline basketball. It’s great for hitting those...

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Augusta Canal

Augusta Canal By LeeAnn Rhoden The Augusta Canal Discovery Center and Boat Tour has got to be one of the coolest things to do in Augusta. The Discovery Center is located in the old Enterprise Mill. You can’t miss it, it has the big Graniteville Company sign on top. The Enterprise Mill was the flour mill that closed in the 80s and saved from demolition with the redevelopment projects of the mid and late 90s. The building is now residential apartments, business offices, event center, Fat Man’s Mill Café and the Discovery Center. The Discovery Center presents the history...

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