How to Save Gas and Achieve a One-Tank Beach Trip

You have high aspirations of your next summer vacation. A beach, plenty of sunshine, and all of the relaxation need to be involved. You also know that you’d rather spend time and money on having fun, than on the commute to and from the beach itself. If having fun and saving gas are on your summer vacation list, we may have the perfect solution for you.

Discover a better way to do summer vacationing. Consider a jaunt close to home, and a getaway at Callaway Resort & Gardens, the best of family resorts near Atlanta.

Gas Guzzling? A Non-Issue

When you choose to vacation closer to home, it means that you’re not spending so much time in the car, or money on gas. Gas prices always spike during vacation season, and this year is no exception! Spare yourself the extra expense of travel by saving money on gas and sticking to a getaway that’s closer to home. You’ll also get to avoid some of the major headaches that a summertime traffic jam or two can cause whenever all you really want is to get to your vacation—not spend all your time getting there.

This summer, avoid being that grumpy summer vacationer cliché by mixing up your plans to suit your timeline and your budget.

Water Sports, for the Win

At Callaway Resort & Gardens, you still get the beach life, the water sports, and all of the outdoor activities that you’d hope for at a gulf coast shoreline. You just don’t have to deal with the long drive, the tourist traffic, or the extra inconveniences. Callaway Resort & Gardens offers waterskiing, wakeboarding and tubing activities that the whole family can enjoy! Or if you’re more a fan of reading books on the beachside, that’s always an option as well!

Summer vacation can be having your cake poolside, and eating it too, when you choose a getaway option that includes activities that the whole family will enjoy.

A Cozy Cottage Life

When you hear the word ‘resort’ perhaps it makes you think of elevator hotels and fancy saunas. Callaway Resort & Gardens can certainly promise the luxury spa experience—but that doesn’t mean that you don’t have cozier options for where to stay and how to spend your time! Your family can enjoy a stay in a cozy, gorgeous cottage with a relaxing and homey atmosphere. Enjoy the screened-in porch to take in the sunset, or take a quick bike ride out and along a nearby nature path. You can experience that feeling of a home away from home whenever you stay in a cottage at Callaway Resort & Gardens over a beachside resort hotel. Enjoy some vibrant time on the beach, and then retreat to your cool cottage in the woods to unwind.

Why wait to discover the perfect vacation getaway, when it isn’t even too far from home after all? Perhaps it’s time to contact Callaway Resort & Gardens today to learn about leisure activities, spa options, stay residences, and more. Don’t wait to book your perfect summer vacation getaway at one of the best family resorts near Atlanta!


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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