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Guide to the Downtown District

Milledgeville's downtown district is brimming with history, charm, and local flavor. This guide highlights the must-see attractions and activities, from historic tours to trendy eateries, ensuring you make the most of your visit. Wake Up with Blackbird Coffee Blackbird is a local coffee shop…

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Milledgeville's Top Tours

Founded in 1803, our charming town is overflowing with rich history from years as the former capital of Georgia to the inspiration behind many of Flannery O’Connor’s short stories. Historical landmarks line the streets of Milledgeville. Travel back into different time periods as you uncover…

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Your 5K Step Guide to Milledgeville

Take advantage of the warmer days 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 easily…

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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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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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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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Georgia’s Must Visit Small Town

Tucked between Atlanta and Savannah, Milledgeville has a rich history, breathtaking natural scenery, and Southern hospitality that will have you clearing your calendar for a long weekend getaway. As a college town and former 19th century capital of Georgia, Milledgeville is brimming with historic…

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Christmas at the Mansion

Experience the festive holiday cheer as you walk in the very footsteps of the governors at Georgia’s Old Governor's Mansion this year. 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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What to do in Milledgeville this Fall

Milledgeville, with its stunning architecture, charming downtown district and abundant recreation, is a must-see any time of the year, but it is especially beautiful in fall. The scenic drive down Highway 441, museum tours, seasonal menu options, fishing, hiking and more welcome you to retreat for…

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Discover Milledgeville's Secrets

Milledgeville is home to a variety of unique experiences, including four museums you must visit. Whether you are looking for a historical guided tour or learning about animals of both yesterday and today, Milledgeville has lots to offer. Georgia’s Old Governor’s Mansion Milledgeville is home to…

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