Imagine this, you’ve won a contest and you’ve been given $1000. You’re probably wondering how can I spend this $1000?

Yes, that money could go to more responsible things like an emergency fund, paying bills, or paying off debt, which is great and we’re all for responsibilities – but what about the fun, unique things you could do with that money right here in Augusta, Ga?

Of course we can’t tell you how to spend your money, but we’ve got a few suggestions where to start, locally.

  • Fly Above Augusta


    @augustaaviation Chasing sunsets… #a#aircrafta#aviationa#avgeeka#airplaneb#boeinga#aviationloversaviationphotography #fyp ♬ Ladyfingers by Herb Alpert and The Tijuana Brass – Mieze Katz

    There’s nothing like seeing Augusta from the air! Augusta Aviation offers 3 packages throughout the year.

    • Romantic Sunset for $249
    • Aerial tour for $190
    • Introductory flight lesson: $190

    Learn more here!

  • Jetski Along the Savannah River

    @jetskiaugusta♬ Beat Automotivo Tan Tan Tan Viral – WZ Beat

    Experience the city in a different way, while riding down the Savannah River. Reserve and Ride Watersports offers many packages to choose from. For example, starting at $200 for up to an hour and a half, you can head to “The Lock & Dam” to explore while on Jetski’s.

    Learn more here!

  • Enjoy a Concert

    From the Bell Auditorium to the James Brown Arena to the Miller Theatre and even the outside venues, Augusta will more than likely have a concert going on when you receive your cash prize. Tickets may very but $1000 could get you a few front row tickets depending on the artist.

  • Go on a Local Business Shopping Spree

    Maybe you’ve been wanting to update your closet or try something new. Check out the local boutiques and shops in Augusta, Ga to see what you can find. If you don’t know where to start, try strolling the downtown area.

  • Ride Above Augusta in a Hot Air Ballon

    Be one with the birds! Rising Stars offers flights for $200 per passenger up to an hour.

    Learn more here!

  • Go Glamping at Clark Hills Lake

    @thisisaugusta I loved my first experience #glamping#georgia#augusta#thingstodoinaugusta #camping #nature #lake #appling #CinderellaMovie ♬ Morning – Liqwyd

    Located at Clark Hills Lake, Timberline Glamping offers you the combination of luxury and the great outdoors. With the choice between two tents, safari or bell tents, pricing starts at $144.

    Learn more here!

  • Feeling lucky? Purchase 1000 Lotto Tickets

    You’ve got to be feeling lucky right now! Splurge on Lottery tickets to keep your luck streak going. Certain lottery tickets cost different prices, but if you get the dollar cards you can get almost 1000 tickets. Theirs got to be some luck in there somewhere.

  • Dockside Retreat on the Savannah River


    @visitaugusta Experience #AugustaOutdoors ♬ The Boat Beat – Ricky Desktop

    Spend Two (or more) nights out on the Savannah river aboard the Savannah Rae with complimentary kayaking from Two Dudes and a Boat, starting at $399.

    Learn more here!

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