Fun Things You Can Do This 4th of July

The 4th of July will be here in the blink of a summer eye. Are you looking for a fun, family getaway for the holiday?  Callaway Gardens has the perfect list of family friendly activities to do on Independence Day! 

This year, the holiday falls on a Wednesday. This makes it the perfect opportunity to pack up your family for a week-long or long-weekend getaway.

Fireworks, Food, Family, and Fun

Callaway is excited to offer you a “backyard” bbq experience with all the amenities of a resort. This event is designed to provide all the traditional aspects of an Independence Day celebration, with a big bang at the end. There’s something for every age at this party.

  • Live music
  • Performances and shows
  • Food & drink specials
  • Sandcastle contests
  • Beach activities including Aqua Island, Flying Trapeze, the Spider Jump, paddle boats, pedal karts, mini-golf, basketball, ping pong, and more*
  • Fireworks Extravaganza

Water Adventures

There’s no better time to frolic in the water than in July! Celebrate the holiday by sunbathing near the lake until you’re nice and hot. And then, swim, waterski, and tube your way down river.  There are numerous water activities available during your stay.

Nearby Excursions

If you’re a nature lover, your week at Callaway Resort will fly by. Their extensive gardens will be a highlight of your trip, but make sure you check out the butterfly center, their birds of prey exhibit, and take to the nature trails too.

Plan a vacation to remember and celebrate the Fourth of July in style.

Callaway Resorts and Gardens is a place where families can spend time together in relaxation and luxury.  In 1952, Callaway Resorts and Gardens was created to be a place where people could enjoy nature, and in six decades, their mission has not changed.  Their resort, however, has continued to grow and offer tailored events. Learn more about the Fireworks, family, food, and fun event at this site: Call (844) 512-3826 to book your Independence Day getaway and ask about other amenities like:  golf courses, hiking, biking trails, a luxurious spa, and beautiful gardens. At Callaway, you can enjoy activities such as bird of prey shows, ziplining, water skiing, and fishing. There are also a variety of restaurants at the resort where you can enjoy delicious food of all kinds. Visit their website at, to learn more about their current packages including a  Fourth of July vacation for your family.


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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

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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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