Choosing Callaway Gardens for Your Next Holiday Day Trip

12/1/2016 – Is the hustle and bustle of your motorcoach tours wearing on you? While these type of traveling tours are fascinating, they are also fast-paced. Take a break from the open road and visit Callaway Gardens. Whether you have families on board or a group of foreign tourists, load up the bus and head for this beautiful Georgia oasis. You’ll find that once you arrive, there’s something for everyone to enjoy—especially around the holidays!

Fantasy In Lights

During the holiday season, we trade in our carefully adorned gardens for something a bit merrier. Named as one of the “Top 10 Places to See Holiday Lights” by National Geographic Traveler, our spectacular Fantasy In Lights display is the pride of the South. Along with the millions of lights on display, you can stroll the streets in our charming Christmas Village. You also don’t want to miss our festive holiday dinner shows and organ concerts. Whether you come for the treats, character breakfasts, or to meet Santa, there is plenty of fun to be had during this fantastic extravaganza.

New Year’s Eve

There is no better place to ring in the New Year than here at Callaway Gardens. Located in the midst of our Fantasy In Lights display at Robin Lake Beach, our New Year’s Eve bash is one party you don’t want to miss! Not only do you have access to our spectacular light display but you’ll enjoy live music and dancing. Don’t worry, though. You won’t miss the game or the ball dropping. We will have both events live streaming on a big screen for you to enjoy! So, grab a cup of hot cocoa, put on your coat, and join us for the winter event of the season.

Winter Packages

Once you’ve visited our beautiful gardens, you won’t want to leave. Luckily, you don’t have to! Our bed and breakfast packages ensure that you enjoy the sights and sounds of Fantasy In Lights display while staying in one of our charming and comfortable suites. With a shuttle service to and from the park, why limit your time with us to just one day? Book one of our winter packages to see all that Callaway Gardens has to offer.

Callaway Gardens is the perfect place for day outings near Atlanta. Whether you are passing through on a motor coach tour or looking for a place to host your next spiritual retreat, book your next day trip with Callaway Gardens for an unforgettable adventure.

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Beach & Water Sports

Swimming, water skiing, wakeboarding, and tubing on Robin Lake

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TreeTop Adventure

Climb and zip through the trees on this fun forest course

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Butterfly Center

Meet over 1,000 colorful butterflies face-to-face

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Birds of Prey Shows

Discover the strength, speed, and beauty of these magnificent creatures

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Hiking & Biking Trails

Explore Callaway’s 2,500 acres by foot or by bicycle

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The Gardens

Drink in the beauty of azaleas, hydrangeas, and other woodland wonders

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Fantasy In Lights

One of National Geographic’s Top 10 Holiday Light Displays

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Summer Family Adventure

An authentic Georgia outdoor family getaway like no other

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Enjoy mouthwatering, chef-prepared cuisine at an array of restaurants

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Balloon Festival

Watch beautiful balloons aglow or enjoy your own tethered balloon ride

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Symphony on the Sand

A night beneath the stars with the Columbus Symphony Orchestra

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Masters Water Ski & Wakeboard

Tournament for the greatest athletes in competitive watersports

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Some of the best lake fishing in the southeastern United States

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