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9 Ways to Enjoy Lockerly Arboretum

One of the best-kept secrets in Milledgeville is Lockerly Arboretum, a 50-acre property one mile south of our historic downtown. There are a plethora of ways to explore this museum of trees, and you may just find your new favorite escape. Know before you go: The grounds are free to enter and are…

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Meet: Huff's Market

Nestled along Georgia Highway 49 in Baldwin County, Georgia, a few miles west of downtown Milledgeville, lies a hidden gem cherished by locals and visitors alike—Huff's Market. As a family-owned and operated establishment, Huff's Market embodies the spirit of community, offering a diverse array of…

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Top Things to Do in Milledgeville this Spring

Springtime in Milledgeville, Georgia is a breath of fresh air, quite literally! As the flowers bloom and the temperatures rise, this charming town nestled near Lake Sinclair offers the perfect escape from the everyday hustle and bustle. Whether you're seeking a rejuvenating solo retreat or a…

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Where to Fish on Lake Sinclair

The rush of excitement while reeling in a big one can be found on Lake Sinclair! Encompassing 15,300 acres of winding coves and several vast stretches of open water, Lake Sinclair is home to some of the best fishing in the state for largemouth bass, bluegill, crappie, and catfish. Created by…

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6 Romantic Date Night Options for a Weekend Getaway

If you are looking to charm or be charmed, we have just the spot for you! Whether you are planning a Valentine’s day excursion or a just-because romantic overnight stay, a weekend trip in our small-town will create memories that will last a lifetime. We’ve got 6 swoon-worthy romantic date options…

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8 Black-Owned Food Destinations to Try

Locally owned businesses are a vital piece of our community’s economic make-up. They generate growth and bring fresh ideas into our town while also creating special and unique spots that mark the passing of each generation. In Milledgeville, our friends and neighbors come together to create spaces…

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5 Flannery O'Connor Sites of Interest

Renowned as one of America’s greatest short-story authors, Flannery O’ Connor was a visionary in the field of Southern gothic literature. Deriving inspiration from the land and people around her, Flannery’s most-productive writing years were during her residence at Andalusia Farm in Milledgeville…

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Winter Bucket List

Tucked away between Atlanta and Savannah, Milledgeville's winter season is a time of frosty beauty. Enjoy a range of activities like taking a brisk walk through pines and meadows, touring Georgia's Old Governor’s Mansion, shopping for something cozy, and warming up with a cup of hot cocoa. Check off…

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Coolest Ways to Stay Warm

We like to say that Milledgeville has a relatively mild climate all year round, but it can get pretty cool in the winter. While there is not much snow or frost to be worried about, temperatures steadily dip for a few months but have no fear as Milledgeville has plenty of things to see and do to make…

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Six Sites Celebrating African-American Contributions

Over 200 years of African-American contributions and achievements have built the foundation of Milledgeville’s past. From faith to education to commerce, keep reading to discover six sites where Black history has contributed to forming a strong foundation for the vibrant community Milledgeville is…

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