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Augusta Area


Dream of a getaway to the charming town of Augusta, Kentucky, where you can stroll the water's edge, dine and shop at the Augusta General Store, or pick up that rare find at George Clooney's mom's place, Nina Clooney's Shop. #MaskUpKY and get in the holiday spirit at The Rosemary Clooney House. Before leaving town, purchase a few gift cards because everyone loves the gift of exploring!

Scenes From The Road

General Store

Augusta General Store

An Old Time Country Store and Restaurant filled with historic character, good food and lot of antiques, furniture and giftables. 

salad and soup on table

Augusta General Store

Augusta General Store enjoy homestyle meals prepared from scratch and unique gifts all year round!

Caboose at welcome center

Augusta Welcome Center

The official Welcome Center for Augusta, Kentucky and our local Rotary Museum which holds a story of the railroad history in Augusta.


Rosemary Clooney home outside view

Rose Mary Clooney House Museum

The Rosemary Clooney House celebrates the life of this small-town girl turned celebrated "girl singer" and beloved Hollywood movie star in the house she called home for over twenty years. With exhibits dedicated to the movies, songs, concerts, and television appearances, displayed amongst her personal items, you're sure to walk away loving This Ole House!

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The Ferry in Augusta

As one of the oldest ferry services still in operation on the Ohio River, the Augusta Ferry runs 7 days a week from 8 AM to 8 PM (Closed Christmas Day). Cost one-way is $5 (cash only) but foot travelers may ride for free. Last ferry trip from Kentucky departs at 7:45 PM each day.

​Visitors may confirm the ferry is running by calling the Augusta Transport Authority at (606)756-3291.