Things to Do in Callaway Gardens

Things to Do in Callaway Gardens
Callaway Gardens is a great Georgia destination. Whether you are an outdoor enthusiast, hiker or fisher, any traveler vacationing in Callaway Gardens will benefit from the beaches, trails and lakes that surround the resort. Start early and pace yourself; there are enough activities to keep you busy for weeks. Lodging is also available at the resort, but the prices may vary.

Nature Trails

Pack your hiking shoes. Clean out your water bottle. Purchase a pair of sunglasses because nature trails are a great outdoor activity for travelers vacationing or visiting Callaway Gardens. Offering trails spanning 17 miles, the Pine Mountain is an ideal location for hikers, runners and backpackers. Nature trails are a great way to spend the day or tour Callaway Gardens. Keep an eye out for the bird of prey. According to ("Calgary Gardens"), the birds are featured in the Callaway Gardens outdoor, free-flighted shows.


Outdoor Activities

Recreation activities are plentiful in Callaway Gardens. Golf, fishing and tennis are just a few of the outdoor activities available to travelers when vacationing or visiting Callaway Gardens. Visit the Mountain View golf course for a round of golf. Other recreation activities include swimming, bicycling and volleyball.

Callaway Gardens

Visit Robin Lake Beach from Memorial Day through mid-August; enjoy the Sky High Hot Air Balloon Festival. Children and adults alike will enjoy the morning and evening flights of spectacular balloons traveling the Robin Lake Beach sky. As of 2009, the cost of admission is $20 for adults and $10 for children (6 to 12 years of age). Other festival activities include swimming, miniature golf, table tennis, shuffleboard and bungee jumping.

Other Robin Lake Beach activities include swimming and sunbathing, miniature golf, table tennis and shuffleboard.

Head over to the Overlook Azalea Garden, a 40-ache garden with 3,400 hybrid azaleas. Check out the Cecil B. Day Butterfly Center, a conservatory with around 50 species of butterflies. These are must-sees if you visit when Robin Lake Beach is closed for the year.

Overlook Azalea Garden
17800 US Hwy 27,
Pine Mountain, GA 31822

Cecil B. Day Butterfly Center
5887 Georgia Highway 354
Pine Mountain, GA 31822


Article Written By Charlie Gaston

Charlie Gaston has written numerous instructional articles on topics ranging from business to communications and estate planning. Gaston holds a bachelor's degree in international business and a master's degree in communications. She is fluent in Spanish and has extensive travel experience.

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