Plan Your Long Weekend to Celebrate End of School Year

School’s out for summer! If those words inspire images of building sand castles at the beach, roasting marshmallows over a campfire, or a week spent with family exploring fun places, continue reading. The end of school for many families signals the time to plan a family get-away. Here are a few ideas for ways to celebrate the annual end of the school year around Atlanta, Georgia.

Celebrate Summer!

When school lets out, it means summer is here. What better way to celebrate than to take your family to a place that specializes in fun activities for families near Atlanta? Summer means you can spend as much time as you want outdoors. For some families, this means packing the swim fins and innertubes for a day at the beach. Other families prefer renting bikes and taking a ride together. Callaway Resort & Gardens is the place to go for a variety of activities that bring your family together. With 2,500 acres of outdoor access, including bike and nature trails, a swim beach, and picnic areas, the entire family can find something they enjoy!

Make It a Slumber Party

There’s just something about a hotel stay that gets every family member excited. Kids love the idea of packing their suitcase with their pajamas and a few favorite belongings to go away for a night or a few days. Parents enjoy the pampering they usually find at a resort, whether it’s room service, a massage, or a special dinner.

The Lodge & Spa

The Lodge & Spa at Callaway has something for your entire family. If you book a suite you get a tastefully appointed room with enough space for the kids and their gear. The Lodge features several in-room amenities, including coffee maker, refrigerator, and a dining menu. Take a family swim in the pool or relax with a soak in the hot tub. Visit the Spa for a massage, manicure, or one of the special spa treatments.

Cottages and Villas

The Cottages and Villas feature spacious living and dining rooms, the ultimate family stay – perfect for relaxation while enjoying the great outdoors. Both are glamping for the entire family with resort amenities, nature walks around the Gardens, a 10-mile bicycling path and restaurants that will suit every taste, and many more!

Book one of the weekend packages near Atlanta, GA, and enjoy the best of both worlds with fun for the kids and the parents.

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Think Summer Camp!

If you’re looking for some super fun things to do with kids near Atlanta, look no further than the Summer Family Adventure at Callaway Resort & Gardens. This is an experience your family will talk about for years to come. If you loved summer camp when you were a kid, this is an awesome way to introduce your children to the summer camp experience. The difference is that you get to enjoy it with them! By day, kids participate in their own age appropriate activities, which may include scavenger hunts, nature walks, or miniature golf. Older children may learn the game of golf, experience the zip line, and enjoy learning how to perform circus tricks like the trapeze. Families re-unite for late afternoon and evening activities such as swimming and family games. There is nothing more fun than Summer Family Adventure! What better way to spend a family vacation than in a place that caters to each family member?

If you want to help your kids celebrate the end of the school year, plan a family vacation you all can enjoy. Whether you’re looking for a place to hike, bike, or swim, there’s plenty to do on vacation in Georgia. Include a stay at a premier hotel, and your vacation plans are complete. Don’t wait to book your next family get-away 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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