The Sanford House in Milledgeville

Seasonal Sips and Sweets

The holiday season is full of so many amazing things. Decorations around every house and street corner, Christmas songs playing in stores and children waiting expectantly for Santa to drop a present off under the tree. Each of these bring fun aspects to the holiday season, but there’s one more thing…

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Santa Sightings

Nothing ushers in the spirit of the season like a sighting of jolly ole Saint Nick! From daytime sightings to North Pole style settings, we’ve compiled a list of places to make sure you get the perfect amount of time to convince Santa to keep you on his nice list! CHRISTMAS FIRST FRIDAY…

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Things to do Thanksgiving Week

As Thanksgiving approaches, friends and family gather to celebrate the holiday season with festive events, activities, and more. Spend the week indulging in delicious food, bonding with your loved ones, and getting a head start on Christmas adventures. Milledgeville has plenty in store for this…

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Christmas Bucket List

Tis the season for twinkling lights and all things nice. Christmas music playing in every store, wreaths decorated on doors, holiday sweets, roasted chestnuts, wrapped up in your favorite sweater, and spending time with friends and family are all the things we love most about this season. There are…

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Christmas at the Mansion

Experience the festive holiday cheer at Georgia’s Old Governor's Mansion this year as you walk in the very footsteps of the governors. For the past 55 years, families have come from all over to see the Mansion transformed into a magnificent interpretation of Christmas in the nineteenth century. This…

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Best Small Town Christmas Getaway

Tucked between Atlanta and Savannah, Milledgeville transforms into a winter wonderland outfitted in twinkling lights. Whether you fancy a slow day cozied up in our historic Mansion dressed in Christmas finery or you and your family are ready to settle down for a small-town Christmas, we have…

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Holiday Lights Guide

From softly glowing candlelight to twinkling white lights, there’s no shortage of festive holiday decor in Milledgeville. Grab a cup of warm cocoa, your favorite scarf and load up to take the family to find the best lights in town using our list as your local guide! Christmas at Georgia's Old…

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Restaurants to Find Your Fall Flavors

It’s the season where the breeze begins to chill and the smell of cinnamon and pumpkin hangs in the air. The streets of Milledgeville offer seasonal delicacies in our locally owned restaurants, bars and bakeries. There is everything from warm, crispy apple pie to seasoned soups and pumpkin ales to…

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Your 5K Step Guide to Milledgeville

Take advantage of the cooler temperatures this season and see the essentials of downtown Milledgeville while getting your steps in for the day. This total loop will have you completing 5,000 steps with sites every few blocks and something new to see around every corner. Downtown Milledgeville is…

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Milledgeville's Famous Residents

When thinking about the rich history of Milledgeville, many think of the capital period, the colleges, or pieces of historic downtown that have stuck in one's memory. Many people of notable importance were either born in Milledgeville or chose this great place to live for a period of time. Check…

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