Planning a family reunion near Atlanta, GA? An abundance of picnic areas and gathering spots, world-class attractions, and magnificent natural surroundings – this is the recipe for a family reunion to remember. Callaway Resort & Gardens offers a number of services to plan your family reunion, from small get-togethers to large-scale extravaganzas. Let us custom design your outing for a getaway the whole family will remember.
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Aqua Island is a series of inflatable pieces ranging from monkey bars, trampolines, large mountains, and so much more! The shapes, sizes, and difficulty levels make Aqua Island the most fun playground for miles.
Our cruiser carts are the fun, stylish way to navigate Callaway Resort & Gardens. Choose from 4-Passenger and 6-Passenger carts to pick the perfect ride for you and your family.
With ten zip lines ranging from 44 to 700 feet in length, and other high-flying challenges deftly woven into the natural forest, TreeTop Adventure will take your love of nature to new heights.
Rental bikes and equipment are available daily, based on availability, at the Virginia Hand Callaway Discovery Center, and seasonally at the Beach Bike Barn.
Experience one of Callaway Gardens’ most talked about activities, featuring magnificent creatures demonstrating their strength and speed.
Callaway Outdoors & Boathouse operates daily year round (hours flex seasonally). This location offers jon boat rentals, canoes, kayaks, shore fishing, and private guided fishing excursions.
Become a butterfly expert! Learn all about butterflies with this in-depth look at the fascinating details of these incredible creatures that hold captive our hearts as much as our eyes.
Take a walk through the outdoor Butterfly Garden and use hints and clues to discover native butterflies and butterfly host plants. Learn about native butterflies and their host plants with a butterfly scavenger hunt! Weather dependent. Prizes included.
Add flight to your garden! You can make your garden even more beautiful by planting the correct plants and creating the perfect environment to attract and support butterflies.
Kids and the young at heart can splash and play in Robin Lake while enjoying our luxurious new cabanas which provide a relaxing waterfront retreat.
Home to more than 3,000 hybrid azaleas, this 40-acre hillside garden offers a network of peaceful walking paths to explore.
Explore a vast network of foot trails designed to whisk you away to the very heart of Georgia’s natural wonder.
This ideal starting point for a tour of the Gardens is also a beautiful tribute to the memory of co-founder Virginia Hand Callaway; and home to our world-class Birds of Prey Program.
Flights of fancy await you in the Cecil B. Day Butterfly Center, where typically 1,000 or more butterflies flutter freely about in one of North America’s largest tropical butterfly conservatories.
Become an insect wrangler outside the Day Butterfly Center! You will learn interesting facts about the critters you capture with one of our Entomologists.
The Discovery Amphitheater, where you can experience our Free-Flighted Birds of Prey Shows.
Explore the beauty of the entire property via two wheels on this meandering, paved ride.
Some of the best fishing in the Southeastern United States is found right here, amidst the incomparable beauty of Callaway Resort & Gardens.
Located in Meadowlark Garden, the Holly Trail boasts one of the country’s largest displays of Asian and American holly collections and a picturesque gazebo along its .8-mile length. Nearby, the Thornhill Hydrangea Garden and large picnic area offer a serene environment for quiet reflection.
Built as a tribute to Cason Callaway’s mother, this magnificent house of worship features fieldstone quartz and nature-themed stained glass windows.
Trailhead located adjacent to Pioneer Log Cabin. This .6-mile Wildflower Trail, features many native plants of Georgia including many uncommon species. This shaded trail offers a gazebo, waterfall, small ponds, babbling stream, and a picturesque bridge overlooking Mountain Creek Lake.
Take a peaceful stroll through one of the world's top 25 displays of Asian and American Holly, including the beautiful Holly Trail.
Featuring more than 28 scenes, and over 73 larger-than-life insects, we proudly introduce MEGABUGS! Our outdoor adventure encounters are an immersive and interactive area for ‘bugologists’ of any age to explore.
Learn how to capture and tag monarchs outside the Day Butterfly Center! Weather and monarch availability dependent.
This woodland path rambles 1.5 miles along the water’s edge, offering a glimpse at the diverse flora and wildlife, including turtles, fish, ducks, herons, and other aquatic residents. Two gazebos provide delightful spots to sit and enjoy the surroundings.
Callaway Resort & Gardens is home to an exciting world of flora and fauna. Discover the diverse species of birds and woodland animals you can spot at Callaway.
Marvel as the majestic sounds of our custom-built Möller pipe organ ring out from this iconic building overlooking Falls Creek Lake. Stop in for a moment of serenity or enjoy the full concert inside or around the beloved Memorial Chapel.
Chapel is closed to guests during Organ Concerts.
Each Spring, thousands of shrubs explode into a kaleidoscope of vivid reds, pinks, purples, and whites.
This 1.6-mile path weaves through the Overlook Azalea Garden, a natural amphitheater whose namesake blooms explode with Spring color, and companion plantings offer additional color and texture throughout the year.
The Pioneer Log Cabin dates to the early 19th century and offers a glimpse back into a simple but often difficult way of life.
Take on 18 holes at Robin Lake Beach.
This .6-mile route near the Day Butterfly Center highlights evergreen rhododendrons near the Southern limits of their range. A secluded sitting area offers an opportunity to observe waterfowl on Hummingbird Lake.
During Summer, Robin Lake Beach is the star of the season. Warm sun, white sand, cool water, and blue skies – this is what Summer getaways are all about. Come make a splash – a variety of beach activities await, or just put your toes in the sand and relax – there’s simply no wrong way to spend your time at Callaway.
Rentals Available Include: Kayaks, Paddle Boards, Beach Chairs, Pedal Boats, & Umbrellas.
Before or after a visit to the Day Butterfly Center, take a walk through the Thornhill Hydrangea Garden, with its stunning, long-lasting blooms.
Near the Overlook Azalea Garden, the .5-mile Whippoorwill Lake Trail hugs the water’s edge on one side and a woodland habitat on the other. Look for wood ducks nesting near the bridge.