Things to Do in Milledgeville
Many come to Milledgeville with one thing on their mind: rich history. Milledgeville, Georgia offers visitors a look into the past, a past that is steeped in a rich history, when Milledgeville served as the Capital of Georgia. Milledgeville still beckons travelers with impressive architecture and historic venues, as well as a glistening lake and an authentic arboretum.
Located southeast of Atlanta and northeast of Macon, just along the Oconee River, Milledgeville offers a scenic location. You can relax and enjoy the slower pace of life in Milledgeville by partaking in the trolley tours or immerse yourself in the Milledgeville warm southern hospitality by attending signature events such as Deep Roots. Explore historic gems like Georgia's Old Governor's Mansion, home to the governors of Georgia from 1838 to 1868, or Andalusia, Flannery O'Connor's Farm. Milledgeville never runs out of things to do and has plenty of fun for everyone, from downtown shopping at Firefly, Southern Roots, or any of our other boutiques to kayaking down the Oconee River and adventures on Lake Sinclair.
When planning your visit, be sure to check out our selection of hotel accommodations and main street city restaurants, such as the downtown staple The Brick or fine dining at The Reel Grill. Whether you’re looking to experience our rich history, hop on a tour, enjoy all that downtown has to offer or soak up the sun on the water, Milledgeville has exactly what you’re looking for and can’t wait to welcome you!
For more information, please Request a Visitors Guide or contact us at the Convention and Visitors Bureau via email or 800-653-1804.