From Augustów, tour operators offer single and multi-day bus trips into neighboring countries such as Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, and Russia. With the exception of Russia, the countries are within the Schengen Zone, so there's no visa hassles. You can look into the options offered by Ela-Travel (Rynek Zygmunta Augusta 15/2; tel. 87/643-55-00; www.netta.pl/elatravel). If there's any language problem, Bart from Korona downstairs can assist.
Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.