Summer Southern Weekend Getaway You Should Experience At Least Once

What are your plans for the weekend? Laundry? Pulling weeds? Binge watching reruns of your favorite shows? Sounds like you could use a weekend getaway! Don’t let the opportunity for summer fun pass you by. The laundry and the weeds can wait but summer only lasts a few months. Here are some ideas for a Southern weekend getaway at Callaway Resort & Gardens you and your family must experience at least once. We guarantee you’ll do it again next year!

Take the Plunge

Summer is for swimming and what better place to take the plunge than beautiful Robin Lake Beach? Splash, wade, or paddle your way to a day filled with fun on the water. This beach adventure is like no other you’ve ever experienced. Try your hand, or maybe we should say try your feet, at the helm of a paddle boat. For a real sense of adventure go water skiing, wake boarding, or tubing. When you need a few minutes on dry land relax on the sandy beach or play a game of shuffleboard.

Hit the Trails

Nothing says summer weekend like a hike on a nature trail. At Callaway Resort & Gardens you’ll experience the true South when you walk among the flowers and trees native to Georgia. The sweet scent of the Southern Magnolia captivates visitors every year. Whatever your fancy, azaleas, hydrangeas, or wildflowers, you’ll find something to feast your eyes on when you hike one of the many hiking trails in the Gardens. If two wheels are more your speed, rent bikes at the Discovery Center and pedal your way across all 2,500 acres of nature.

Make It a Family Adventure

Your weekend getaway in Georgia wouldn’t be complete without a family camping experience. Summer Family Adventure is like no other. Perfect for a long weekend, you’ll spend a few nights in a Cottage or Villa. With a full kitchen, living and dining area, you’ll have the comforts of home. Spend time during the day participating in grownup activities while the kids have their own day-camp. At night the whole family comes together for beach parties, games, and all kinds of fun camp activities. If you have more than a weekend to spend, you can stay up to seven nights. The Summer Family Adventure is the one campout you don’t want to miss!


The Ultimate Sleepover

Make the weekend complete when you book a guest room or suite at the Lodge and Spa. With all the amenities you’d expect from an upscale resort, you’ll spend the weekend being pampered. The kids will think they’ve been invited to the ultimate sleepover. They’ll not only have easy access to Robin Lake Beach, there’s a swimming pool on the property. Your room comes with its own refrigerator, coffee maker, and WiFi access. For larger slumber parties, consider one of the luxurious Cottages or Villas. Our weekend Cottages near Atlanta feature two bedrooms, full kitchen, and a screen porch or deck. If you need room for a large family, one of the Villas may be your best option. Choose from 2, 3, or 4 bedrooms. All Villas include full kitchens and laundry. All accommodations include admission to the Gardens!

If you’re looking to experience the charm of a Southern-style weekend in Georgia, book your getaway today at Callaway Resort & Gardens. We look forward to meeting you.


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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

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Summer Family Adventure

An authentic Georgia outdoor family getaway like no other

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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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