For many people, asking the question is almost as important as the wedding itself. We get it, it’s stressful. First you have to make sure you and your partner are really ready, then you have to find the perfect ring, the perfect time, and the perfect place. If you’re planning a proposal and want to make sure it’s a day to remember, here are Milledgeville’s top five places to pop the question. 

Engagement at Lockerly Arboretum

Lockerly Arboretum

Lockerly is perhaps one of the most unique spots in Milledgeville. Rose Hill, a grand home built on the land in 1851, serves as a stunning backdrop and adds a touch of history and charm to the moment you’ll cherish forever. The grounds feature plenty of roaming wildlife and an unbeatable picturesque pond, offering true versatility. With 50-acres of beautiful gardens and plenty of intimate spots to make the moment special, it truly is the perfect place for an unforgettable proposal. 

Engagement Reel Grill

The Reel Grill

What’s more successful than securing the “yes” after you pop the big question? Pairing it with a delicious meal and celebrating with a delightful dessert. Located conveniently in downtown Milledgeville, The Reel Grill is a great spot for a special evening. “The Vault,” a private room with a candle lit table for two, provides an intimate experience for any couple looking to take the next step. Add a special champagne or hide loved one’s nearby to enhance the significance of the moment. From a fine cuisine to a moment of privacy, The Reel Grill has all the right things to offer to get the big moment just right.  

Lake Sinclair Engagement

Lake Sinclair

Offering seclusion, views and romance, the lake is a perfect spot to take intimacy, waterfront. Whether you set up lights on the nearest dock or take a sunset cruise across the water before the big moment, you’re bound to have the most magical day at Lake Sinclair. Keep it small and romantic or glamorous and spectacular, a lake proposal has unlimited possibilities and will be a day you’ll be proud to tell friends, family, and strangers about forever. 

Engagement at Georgia College

Georgia College

For those college sweethearts, Georgia College has a vast array of grand proposal opportunities. From its stunning architecture to its lush greenery, the campus is a perfect spot for couples whose love story began here or any couple just looking for a beautiful location. The university’s well-known fountain, the front lawn paired with towering trees, and the eye-catching pergola, are only a few of the great spots this engagement location has to offer. Whether you get on one knee where you first met or take advantage of the front campus’s unbeatable architecture, Georgia College is sure to exceed you and your partner’s expectations. 

Engagement at Oconee River Greenway

Oconee River Greenway

Pairing the special question with gentle sounds of rushing water and a light cool breeze, the Oconee River Greenway is an unique spot for such a special time. Offering multiple secluded spots, such as trails, paths and boardwalks, the Greenway is ideal for an outdoor enthused couple. With plenty of greenery to incorporate into the moment and pictures, you’ll have no problem finding the right spot to pop the big question. Celebrate the big step with a little adventure by kayaking with loved ones down the river or relax in one of the many hammock spots with your future spouse to take in the tender moment.