How to Create a Memorable Memorial Day Weekend Getaway

Did the kids roll their eyes when you told them to get ready for a fun Memorial Day Weekend? Don’t spend another dull weekend trying to impress the kids with the pool at that budget motel. Read on for ideas on how to wow the entire family and create a ton of fun memories when you book one of the most popular weekend vacation packages near Atlanta. Don’t wait too long to book your package.

It’s about the Fun!

If you’re looking for a unique way to have fun over the upcoming Memorial Day Weekend, look no further than Callaway Resort & Gardens. One of the signature events at the resort happens from May 25-27. The Masters Water Ski & Wakeboard Tournament features some of the best competition in watersports, featuring world class athletes. The tournament is an exciting event for family members of all ages. By day, watch competitors perform thrilling stunts on Robin Lake. On Friday night, enjoy a family movie. Saturday night gather together on the beach for fireworks. Memorial Day Weekend is all about showing your family what a great time you call all have together!

Stay the Night

If you’ve never stayed in the Lodge & Spa at Callaway, you’ve missed out on one of the best resort near Atlanta. Each room and suite at the Lodge is appointed with luxurious furnishings. You’ll enjoy the best amenities including WiFi access, in-room coffee maker, refrigerator, and dining menu. The Lodge features a swimming pool and hot tub for relaxing after a long day enjoying the many activities in the area designed just for families. Unwind in The Spa and choose from a full menu of massage, spa treatments, and salon services.

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Stop and Enjoy the Outdoors

It’s doubtful the kids will tire of the beach, the music, and the other fun planned for the Memorial Day Weekend. Consider a walk through the gardens and nature trails part of the package for your weekend getaway from Atlanta. Like the tournament activities, Callaway Resort & Gardens offer something memorable for every family member. With 2,500 acres of inspiring natural beauty, you’re sure to spend hours exploring what the gardens have to offer. A great place to begin exploring is the Callaway Discovery Center. A favorite family activity at the Discovery Center is the Birds of Prey program held in the Discovery Amphitheater. Live birds are the star of the show and give human visitors an up close and personal look at nature in a way most people have never experienced. Get a bicycle rental and discovery the entire resort on a 10-mile bike trail – don’t forget to stop and enjoy the attractions. Children and adults alike will marvel at the variety of songbirds, waterfowl, turtles, and butterflies that can be seen on a visit to the Gardens.

Pack a Picnic!

No family get-away is complete without at least one picnic. Callaway Resort & Gardens appreciates the fun of a family picnic. You can find picnic areas, some with public picnic tables tucked in several spots throughout the resort. If a sit-down lunch or dinner inside is more what your family enjoys, make sure to try the award-winning restaurants in the resort. Near-by Pine Mountain has a dining experience for every taste. Enjoy a specialty coffee drink, delicious desserts, or a variety of food laced with Southern-style charm. With so many choices both in the resort, and in Pine Mountain, you won’t go hungry!

Make this Memorial Day Weekend one you and your family won’t forget. Plan for a get-away that includes the beach, nature, and wonderful food. Book your family vacation today at Callaway Resort & Gardens! We’ll see you soon!


Explore All of Callaway

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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