From the serenity of Lake Sinclair to the rich culture of Milledgeville, this destination offers the perfect blend of relaxation, adventure, and culinary delights. Milledgeville has a variety of activities to celebrate Dad’s Day like spending a day on the lake, relaxing by a campfire, dining at one of Milly’s essential restaurants, or sipping on a cold one at a local bar. While Father’s Day comes around once a year, we encourage treating Dad to an awesome getaway any time of the year.
Getting away from the hustle and bustle of daily life is a vacation in and of itself. Waking up lakeside and sipping a hot cup of joe with a gentle breeze rolling over the lake water and birds chirping is one of the most relaxing activities on the lake. Whether you are looking for a cozy bungalow or a roomy retreat, there is a plethora of rentals on Lake Sinclair that suit any getaway.
Spend a Day on the Lake
Lake Sinclair offers plenty of thrilling activities for any skill level, from the dad who is an adventure seeker to the dad who wants to cruise the lake. Explore the lake's expansive waters by renting a kayak, boat, or paddleboard, and embark on an exciting expedition together. If your dad is a fishing enthusiast, the lake is home to an abundance of bass, crappie, and catfish, providing ample opportunities for an exciting day of angling. Bring your boat and put it in at one of these public boat ramps, or rent a boat from a local outfitter.
Grab a Drink
Restaurants all around Milledgeville have various local and regional brews. Most restaurants carry regional favorites like Fall Line Brewing (Macon), Creature Comforts (Athens), and Oconee Brewing Company (Greensboro) offering traditional brews with a craft brewery flare. In addition to beers, many mixologists in Milledgeville have specialty summer cocktails perfect for a refreshing sip after a day on the lake.
Treat Dad to Dinner
From steaks and seafood to sushi and stir fry, treat Dad to an upscale dining experience. Aubri Lanes, The Reel Grill, and Legends offer a refined setting with specially crafted, seasonal menu items that are best paired with family and friends. Little Tokyo is the local favorite for hibachi-style cuisine, see who at your table can catch the tossed shrimp!
Give the Best Gift
Whether your dad is a savvy outdoorsman, a card collector, or just a classy dude, treat him to a shopping spree for Father’s Day. There are multiple local retailers who specialize in goods that dads may not purchase themselves, but will happily accept on a special occasion.