HotelsHospitality and southern style can be found in Milledgeville from quaint Bed & Breakfast Inns to over 600 hotel rooms as well as spacious camp grounds. Whether you would like to meander on a white-columned porch while sipping a glass of ice tea or experience comfortable, inviting accommodations with just the right amount of amenities we have everything you need!
AttractionsBeneath the sun-dripped shade of towering oaks, Milledgeville still beckons travelers with impressive architecture, historic venues, a glistening lake, and an authentic arboretum. Stroll through our perfectly charming downtown, or take a trolley ride! Amongst the grand Antebellum homes lining the streets of Milledgeville there exists a wealth of cultural...
Outdoor ActivitiesMilledgeville has so much more than just historic homes and museums to offer. Rent a boat and tour beautiful Lake Sinclair or enjoy a peaceful afternoon of fishing. If your children are more adventurous, you can take a self-guided tour of Bartram Educational Forest. If the boys just want to be boys, send them off to play a round of golf and the girls can enjoy a...
Restaurants & DiningOur charming Mainstreet city offers dining options ranging from country rustic to southern elegance. Whether it is fried chicken or filet mignon, we can accommodate whatever your palate desires! Check out our selection of Milledgeville Georgia Restaurants.
Trolley TourMilledgeville's Trolley Tour is the best way to take in the town. A drive through the landmark historic district includes rotating visits to the Old State Capitol, St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, Lockerly Hall, and the Stetson-Sanford House. The trolley tour is available Monday - Friday at 10:00 AM and on Saturday at 2:00 PM. The cost is $12.00 for adults, $10 for seniors...
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|04/16/2013||Milledgeville Officials Celebrate GA Cities Week Milledgeville officials announced the city will be celebrating “Georgia Cities Week” April 20-27, 2013. The city will be holding a few events throughout the week, including a clean-up day, a photo contest, and trivia! The theme of this year’s Georgia Cities Week is “Where the Action is,” showcasing how cities, through the services they provide and the quality of life they create, transform lives and business.|
|02/01/2013||Deal recognizes Georgia Tourism Day, unveils 2013 Travel Guide
Gov. Nathan Deal joined Georgia tourism leaders today for the annual Tourism & Hospitality Day to spotlight the major contribution the industry makes to Georgia’s economy. Representatives from the tourism industry presented Deal with a check representing the $1.263 billion in state tax revenue generated from tourism-related expenditures in 2011.
“Georgia’s tourism industry is a main driver of our economy and employment with 10.3 percent of all jobs in the state directly or indirectly sustained by tourism activities,” said Deal. “The tourism industry has a positive effect on nearly every community in Georgia.”
|02/01/2013||Georgia's Lake Country to host state's annual Travel Media Marketplace ATLANTA, February 1, 2013 — The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) announced today that Georgia’s Lake Country will host the state’s 2013 Georgia Travel Media Marketplace event May 16 - 18. Nestled on the shores of Lake Oconee and Lake Sinclair, up to 30 travel writers from the United States and Canada will explore Eatonton, Greensboro, Madison and Milledgeville. Travel writers will also have the opportunity to meet with representatives from around the state during the marketplace to learn about the state’s tourism destinations, attractions and events.|
|01/18/2013||Fifth Annual Antebellum Trail Pilgrimage Milledgeville, Georgia (January 17, 2013) -- Communities along Georgia's Antebellum Trail will again extend their Southern hospitality to visitors this April during the Fifth Annual Antebellum Trail Pilgrimage, with a wide array of heritage events and attractions that provide a window into 19th century Georgia homes and lifestyles. The 100-mile Antebellum Trail spans seven historically significant communities including Athens, Watkinsville, Madison, Eatonton, Milledgeville, Gray/Old Clinton and Macon. During the Pilgrimage weekend April 18 - 21, 2013, communities along the Trail will offer a wide array of museum tours and special events as well as entrance into private historic homes not generally open to the public. A flexible Antebellum Trail Pilgrimage Pass is just $25 and provides admission to all participating events and attractions in any or all of the communities throughout the entire weekend.|
|01/01/2013||Milledgeville’s Interactive Audio Tour wins Marketing Award!|
|05/22/2012||Deep Roots Festival named as STS's Top 20 Event 2012 Milledgeville Main Street/ Downtown Development Authority is thrilled to announce that the Deep Roots Festival has been selected as one of the Southeast Tourism Society’s Top 20 Events for the month of October 2012. The Southeast Tourism Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion and development of tourism throughout the Southeast.|
|05/04/2012||Milledgeville Mainstreet/DDA Receives 2012 National Trust Mainstreet Accreditation Milledgeville, Georgia May 4, 2012 -- Milledgeville Main Street/ Downtown Development Authority has been designated as an accredited National Main Street Program for meeting the commercial district revitalization performance standards set by the National Trust Main Street Center®. Each year, the National Trust and its partners announce the list of accredited Main Street® programs that have built strong revitalization organizations and demonstrate their ability in using the Main Street Four-Point Approach® methodology for strengthening their local economy and protecting their historic buildings.|
|03/15/2012||Convention & Visitor’s Bureau Launches Smartphone Tour
The Milledgeville Convention & Visitor’s Bureau has launched a new way to view historic sites around the Milledgeville area though the adoption of an interactive smartphone tour.
The smartphone tour incorporates 12 different historical locations throughout Milledgeville and is QR code enabled. Signage displaying the QR code tags will be placed in the featured locations around the city. The viewer simply scans the code with a downloaded free app and is then transported to another era.
|06/16/2008||Phase IV of the BSS Restoration to Begin to the support of the Sara Giles Moore Foundation and the Watson-Brown Foundation Junior Board, Georgia's Old Capital Historical Society is pleased to announce the beginning of Phase IV of restoration work on (the Grand Lady of Milledgeville) the 1825 Brown – Stetson – Sanford House.|
|06/16/2008||42nd Anniversary of BSS House and Hard Hat Tour January 19 1861, November 22, 1864 and June 29, 1966 are all important dates in the history of Milledgeville. However, the move of the Brown – Stetson – Sanford House in 1966 is the date that is truly worth celebrating!|
|05/30/2008||Checkered Past Brings Charming Present Milledgeville in the early 1800s was a busy red light district. According to Matthew Davis, assistant curator of education at the Old Governor's Mansion, it had a reputation for being a bit, shall we say, seedy|