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The Sanford House in Milledgeville
Sam Smith
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Sam Smith is a Senior Mass Communication major at Georgia College who loves traveling, painting, and gardening. Her favorite Milledgeville pastimes include reading on the front lawn of GC, and eating blueberry pie ice cream at SweeTreats.

A Few of My Favorite Things

After four years in my home away from home, Milledgeville, I have learned the ins and outs of where to go, what to eat and everything in between. Some of my favorite times in Milly have been spent outside with friends, exploring historic sites and even relaxing on front campus reading one of my…

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Spring DIY Sports

Springtime always brings memories of warm days with a light breeze, perfect for a sports fan! Milledgeville has a ton of unique sports to try if you want to get outside. Whether you want it to be a family affair, or a fun afternoon with friends, here are some of our favorite ways to get active…

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April Showers bring Milly Flowers

Earth Day is quickly approaching, and if you love getting outside and enjoying the beautiful nature, Milledgeville is the place for you. Every corner has something to offer, from beautiful oak trees and blooming flowers, to calm lakes and flowing rivers. Here are some of our favorite outdoor…

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Easter Saturday in Milledgeville

Are you spending the holiday weekend in Milly? If so, we have the perfect Saturday planned out to make your Easter weekend full of family and fun. Milledgeville is the perfect place to celebrate our favorite spring holiday because of the beautiful spring flowers and sunny weather. Yoga at the Green…

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The 5 Best Picnic Spots in Milly

Springtime is in full speed, and we are loving the beautiful sunshine, soft breezes and the blooming flowers! What better way than to enjoy a meal outside with family and friends? Here is a list of the best picnic spots in Milly. Andalusia Farm Bring some friends and a classic Flannery O’Connor…

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Al Fresco Dining

With the spring flowers in bloom, warm breeze blowing and so many spring specials to look forward to, when visiting Milledgeville, it is the time of year to eat outdoors! We have the perfect guide for dining outside in the warmer weather at some of our favorite restaurants. Metropolis If you are in…

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Gone Fishin'

Milledgeville is known for its enormous historic homes, southern charm and adorable downtown area, but what also comes to mind for many are the lazy days on Lake Sinclair. Especially for the fisherman who love to take a trip down to Milly for those famous Bass and Catfish. The lake covers more than…

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Walk Through History

With the unseasonably warm weather, it is the perfect time to do Milledgeville’s famous walking tour. On this self-guided walk, bike or drive through our town, you will be overwhelmed with the beauty of Milledgeville’s antebellum houses and history-filled stories. Here are some of the highlights of…

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Milledgeville: Then and Now Part 2

Milledgeville is known for its immense history as the Georgia State Capital from 1808 to 1868, during the Civil War. The town was modeled after Savannah, Georgia and Washington D.C., and is one of few towns to be laid out especially to be a capital. After the capital moved to Atlanta, Milledgeville…

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Tacos to Try in Milly

It is officially the week of National Margarita Day, and we have the perfect way to celebrate. With tacos! Milledgeville has a huge variety of restaurants and food, and who doesn’t love a good taco? Here is your guide to the tacos to try in Milly. Gringo’s Southern Gentleman Gringo’s has a wide…

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