Imagine yourself strolling down the downtown streets of Madison, Milledgeville, Eatonton and Greensboro; take in the sights, breathe in the crisp, Middle Georgia air and find yourself lost in boutique shopping and discovering finds you simply wouldn’t be able to purchase anywhere else.
The Village at Harmony Crossing in Putnam County just off the shores of Lake Oconee consists of tree-lined walkways and large storefront windows enticing pedestrian traffic. As you leave the confines of your vehicle, the gentle music and landscaped grounds will give you more of a feeling you are in a park rather than a shopping center. Outdoor patios abound providing a perfect place to relax or enjoy a peaceful lunch break.
Located just across the lake is Lake Oconee Village, at the gateway of the prestigious Reynolds Plantation and Reynolds Landing. The village is a 600 acre master-planned development that serves as the heart of the lake area. With four pedestrian-friendly districts, Lake Oconee Village exemplifies the live-work-play philosophy. The districts are the access point to a complete lifestyle center that offers everything you need in entertainment, boutique shopping, dining, professional, medical and financial services. Lake Oconee Village is just the place to enjoy a movie with family and friends, celebrate over dinner at one of the many restaurants, or to just take a stroll with your favorite cup of coffee through the many unique shops.
Become captivated by downtown Greensboro’s square. In the 1800’s Greensboro’s “Big Store” in the heart of town was the largest mercantile on the road between Atlanta and Augusta. Today, the historic shopping district features regionally known restaurants, antiques, art galleries, home décor and gift shops. Shoppers search for the perfect antique and find handcrafted art created by Georgia artisans, all in a beautifully restored downtown where old-fashioned service isn’t so old-fashioned after all! Morning’s Glory on Main is just the store to find a great selection of gifts, candles, cards and more. Find artwork and pottery at Magnolia Art Gallery or Genuine Georgia and celebrate a lasting memory with souvenirs for others who couldn’t make it to Lake Country this time, but who are just dying to go back with you.
Fall in love with Maggie Lane’s, Pretty in Pink, On Cloud 9 and Déjà vu located in downtown Eatonton. There is something for everyone nestled in this gem of a town. Find the dress to impress at any of the downtown boutiques and refresh at Hannah’s Restaurant after a day of shopping. Find everything from Vera Bradley accessories to home décor items from across the world. Mosey through one of many downtown shops including J&K Fleas An'Tiques where you may find a treasure, Pretty in Pink for something girly and comfy, or On Cloud 9 for one of kind clothing and accessories. Other merchants offer Brighton jewelry, appealing clothing for all types of women and plush home furniture. Déjà vu offers high quality consignment shopping and a chance to give new life to treasured items.
Milledgeville features an abundance of shopping from the historic downtown as well as an enclosed mall as well as numerous specialty and antique shops in between. With nearly ten antique dealers located downtown, you will most certainly find that long sought-after item. For the shopping fever that cannot be squelched, browse through the newest clothing and gift boutiques located throughout the delightful city. Find an outfit to go out on the town from The French Vill’Edge or Jack and Darcy, and artwork to grace a wall for generations to come from Folks Art gallery. Don't forget about the wonderful museums gift shops! Pick up a local souvenir or that perfect gift as a reminder of your visit to Georgia's Antebellum Capital from the Old Governor’s Mansion gift shop or Georgia Military College.
Madison is the town Gen. Sherman refused to burn and the shopping ranges from high fashion to business casual. Hunting for a dress to wow your sweetie during a special event? Madison has its very own bridal and prom boutique located downtown, as well as numerous specialty clothing stores. Besides adorning your body with the latest fashions, Madison also has a fine variety of fine art and antiques. Pick up a treasure that was designed to last for generations and discover new treasures at specialty shops located throughout the downtown area. Don’t forget to relax and pamper yourself at The Spa at The James Madison or indulge at Petals Salon and Pure Bliss Spa and Salon.
The Lake Country is where you want to refresh, relax and recharge!