Planning a romantic weekend getaway in Milledgeville? It’s the perfect city for a weekend trip away from the hustle and bustle. With quaint bed and breakfasts, lofts overlooking the city, adventurous walking and biking trails and yummy food, Milledgeville is the place to bring your loved one on Valentine’s Day, or any weekend!
Where to Stay: Baldwin Lofts or Antebellum Inn
Owned by the same owner, the Baldwin Lofts and the Antebellum Inn are two great, romantic getaway spots for your and your significant other. The Baldwin Lofts offer sweeping views of downtown Milledgeville while also having unique decorations and themes inside each loft. Everything you need in downtown Milledgeville is only a short walk down a flight of stairs! For a Bed and Breakfast getaway, the Antebellum Inn is the place to be. Get cozy on their front porch and watch the hustle and bustle of locals, college students and tourists go by. Both places have limited reservations available for Valentines Day, so make sure to call and set up your reservation as soon as possible! For more room rates and information visit: http://antebelluminn.com or http://soholoftsga.com/!
Breakfast: The Local Yolkal
Stop in here when you first arrive and get your sweetheart full on eggs, bacon, hashbrowns and even delicious and unique eggs benedicts! Known for their out-the-door lines, Local Yolkal is a Milledgeville hot spot located in the heart of downtown. Ever wanted to try Southern style eggs benedict? You can here! Known as the Beauregard, this southern delicacy has two country biscuits served open face with gravy, eggs and sausage. Top off your yummy breakfast or brunch with a cold mimosa or poinsettia, or even a breakfast beer! There’s something here to treat everyone’s breakfast needs.
Afternoon: Walk around the Oconee Greenway
After you’ve let your food settle a little, take a romantic stroll around the Oconee River Greenway! With beautiful views of the Oconee River and Milledgeville’s nature, you could spend all day here. If you’ve got your furry friend with you, take him or her over to the giant dog park located here as well! There’s always a friend for them to run around with. The Oconee River Greenway is also one of the top bird viewing spots in the Southeast so keep an eye out for a bird you might not have ever seen before. Make sure to have your camera ready; there are some definite Instagram worthy shots to be taken here! Tag @milledgevillega and use #ilovemilly if you do snap a great picture!
Dinner: Aubri Lanes
Take a little afternoon nap after your stroll at the Greenway and get your stomach ready for a yummy, and giant, dinner at Aubri Lanes! Make sure to call ahead for reservations here, especially on Valentines Day! Spots are going quick. Let the elegant side of Milledgeville sweep you in as you sip on wine and munch on their infamous Crispy Calamari. Owner Jason Medders puts a lot of focus on the daily menu specials and has a few tricks and treats up his sleeve for Valentines Day. To keep up to date on what to expect on Valentines Day at Aubri Lanes visit: http://aubrilanes.com.
Treat your sweetie to a sweet treat at SweeTreats! Pile on whatever toppings your heart desires and watch the staff mix them into custard or ice-cream. Not really a cold dessert person? They also offer brownies, cupcakes and infamous pound cake. The aroma of sweets and the cozy café environment is the perfect way to end your romantic day, and night, on the Milledgeville town. Check out their fresh bakes on their Instagram account: sweetreatsmilledgeville/.
Whether it is Valentines Day, an Anniversary or just a needed date night, come meet Milledgeville. She is a romantic at heart.