The Sanford House in Milledgeville

Free Things to do

Hoping to pack in some great travel on a budget? Whether you’re visiting for the weekend, or are a local resident, Milledgeville offers affordable options for fun activities that won’t break the bank. From outdoor adventures to museum visits to relaxing barside, we’ve rounded up our top picks of…

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Stay in Milledgeville’s Downtown District

This newly renovated historic beauty, originally built in 1820, is now available to welcome guests for overnight accommodations. The Inn on North Jefferson Street has five grand rooms with three currently available for guests to enjoy a luxury stay with incredible amenities and walking distance from…

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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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The Eddy Neighborhood

Experience the stories and heritage of the historic Eddy Neighborhood which helped shape Milledgeville’s African American history for over a century. The people who lived within the neighborhood and the events that took place within these blocks played an intricate role in building the city's…

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Five 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 five 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 amazing 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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First Timers Guide to Milledgeville

Located precisely in the middle of Georgia, only a couple hours drive from Atlanta and Savannah, Milledgeville is your next favorite small town adventure. Once the capital of Georgia, Milledgeville is known for its historic architecture, charming downtown district and recreational experiences…

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8 Great Things to do in Milly this Winter

As the leaves continue to fall and the weather turns colder, Milledgeville welcome’s winter. From sipping hot cocoa while strolling the historic district to leisurely explorations of Greek-Revival style homes to watching the sunset over the lake while indulging in delicious cuisine, our winter…

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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 loading in the car to drive-thru a colorful lights display, we…

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