Bouncing the waves on a jet ski or sunbathing on a dock on a warm summer day may seem distant at the moment. But people around the country are imagining and planning such a scenario on Milledgeville's Lake Sinclair.

Analysts at Lake Homes Realty, the country’s largest lake real estate brokerage, have named Lake Sinclair as number 3 on its Hot Lakes list for 2023 based on web searches in 2022 and available listings. In 2022, Lake Sinclair was ranked fourth.

“While lake homes are appealing across the country, lakes in South Carolina, Georgia, Oklahoma, Alabama, and Tennessee made up the Top 10 lakes for pageviews on in 2022,” said Glenn S. Phillips, CEO and Lead Economic Analyst for Lake Homes Realty.

"To help determine the Hot Lakes for 2023, Lake Homes reviewed statistics from more than 50 million page views in 2022 and examined current listings for lake homes and lots for sale across the country. In 2022, Lake Sinclair had 662,228 pageviews on At the end of 2022, Lake Sinclair had 265 listings for homes and lots."

Lake Sinclair boasts over 500 miles of scenic shoreline and with Milledgeville's mild climate, you will find watercrafts of all shapes and sizes on the lake year-round. Vacation rentals, boat ramps, picnic areas and unsupervised beaches add to the enjoyment of Lake Sinclair.