Presidential Pathways / Pine Mountain

Callaway Gardens

17800 US Hwy. 27
Pine Mountain, GA 31822

706-663-2281 | 855-421-3035
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Callaway Gardens is an award-winning, 6,500-acre gardens, resort and preserve nestled in the southernmost foothills of the Appalachian Mountains in Pine Mountain, Georgia.

In addition to four types of accommodations, nine restaurants and plenty of shopping, guests enjoy lots to see and do at this family-friendly getaway. A Discovery Center, Raptor Shows, Butterfly Center, Horticultural Center, Vegetable Garden, Azalea Bowl, Azalea Garden, 10-mile bicycle trail, and miles of nature trails showcase the beauty of nature. 

Summer at Callaway Gardens is all about customization and choices.The Summer Family Adventure at Callaway Gardens is perfect for a Georgia family vacation, Southern summer reunion, or multi-generational getaway. Everyone can pursue their own interests while having many opportunities to come together as a group to celebrate the season.

Callaway Gardens is a wonderful experince for groups, associations, reunions and training sessions and weddings.

Info & Amenities

  • Admission & Fees

    General Admission: Adults $18

    General Admission: Seniors (65+) $15

    General and Special Event Admission: Children age 5 and younger 0.00

    Special Event Admission: Adults $25

    Special Event Admission: Children (6-12) $12.50

    Special Event Admission: Seniors (65+) $20


    Golf on Site , Nature Trails

    Average Nightly Rate

    $101-$150, Call for Rates

    Course Type

    Public, Resort


    AAA, AARP, Group Discount, Military Discount

    Facility Amenities

    Banquet Room / Clubhouse, Bar/Lounge, Bus / Motorcoach Parking on Site, Catering on Site, Chipping Area, Club Rentals, Complimentary Parking, Concessions, Driving Range, Equipment Rentals Available, Exercise Room/Fitness Center, Express Check-in/out, Free Local Calls, Free Parking, Full-Service Restaurant, Gift Shop, Golf Cart Rentals, Golf Lessons / Instruction Available, Golf Nearby, Grill on Site, Group Tournament Coordination, Guided Tours / Guide Available, Indoor Pool, Laundry, Lodging On Site, Maps & Brochures Available, Meeting Facilities, Meeting Space Available, Outdoor Pool, Parking on Site, Party Facilities, Picnic Area, Public Restrooms, Rentals Available, Restaurant on Site, Self-guided Tours, Spa Nearby

    General Information

    ADA-compliant, Course Designer, Dress Code, Family-friendly, Handicapped Accessible, Open Year 'Round

    Group Amenities

    Group Rates Available, Group Reservations Required , Group-friendly, Motorcoach-friendly

    Internet Connectivity

    Free Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi in Public Space, Wi-Fi In-Room

    Near Interstate Highway

    185, 85

    Payment Options

    American Express, Discover, Mastercard, Visa


    Bicycle, Boat Rental, Canoe / Kayak, Fishing Gear, Paddleboat, Safety Gear, Ski Boat, Tube

    Room Amenities

    Fireplaces, Hair Dryer, In-Room Coffee Maker, Iron/Ironing Board

    Room Type

    1-Bedroom Units, 2-Bedroom Units, 3+ Bedroom Units, Suites

    Setting & Style

    Mountain Setting, Pastoral Setting, Romantic, Rustic & Natural

    Special Tags

    Eco-Friendly, Film & Music Site

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages

    Tee Information

    Back Tees: Rating: 136

    Back Tees: Slope: 73.5

    Back Tees: Yardage: 7057

    Forward Tees: Rating: 119

    Forward Tees: Slope: 69.0

    Forward Tees: Yardage: 4883


  • Fantasy In Lights, Callaway Gardens

    Fantasy In Lights, Callaway Gardens

    11/13/2015 - 01/02/2016

    Join us on Friday, November 13, 2015 to Saturday, January 2, 2016, at Callaway Gardens.

    8 million lights. 15 dazzling scenes. 1 magical night.

    Callaway Gardens' Fantasy In Lights is not only the South's most spectacular holiday light and sound show, it is one of the world's "Top 10 Places to See Holiday Lights," as named by National... read more

  • Callaway Gardens School of Needle Arts

    Callaway Gardens School of Needle Arts

    01/17/2016 - 01/27/2016

    The Callaway Gardens School of Needle Arts has been one of America's premier needle arts events for more than four decades. The school is lauded for its world-class faculty and creative course offerings, as well as the long-lasting friendships it sparks among students who return year after year.

    To register, please download and return the registration form or call 1-800-7-NEEDLE (1-800-763-3353). For more information, email Pat Callihan, Callaway Gardens School of Needle Arts Coordinat... read more

  • 30th Annual Southern Gardening Symposium at Callaway Gardens

    30th Annual Southern Gardening Symposium at Callaway Gardens

    01/29/2016 - 01/31/2016

    The Southern Gardening Symposium has brought professional speakers, a complete one-stop gardening Marketplace, and the excitement of being among some of the foremost gardeners and garden enthusiasts to Callaway Gardens for 30 years! To celebrate this momentous occasion, we've offer a fantastic line up of speakers – and more to come.

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  • Callaway Marathon/ Half Marathon/ 5K

    Callaway Marathon/ Half Marathon/ 5K

    01/30/2016 - 01/30/2016

    Enjoy the marathon and half marathon entirely within Callaway Gardens on one of the most beautiful courses that you'll ever run! Pass the Day Butterfly Center, Callaway Discovery Center, Sibley Horticultural Center, the Ida Cason Memorial Chapel, the Callaway Brothers Azalea Bowl and Mr Cason's Vegetable Garden and enjoy the gentle rolling hills. If you've never run at Callaway Gardens you've got a real treat coming to you! The 5K is around Robin Lake - flat and very fast!

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  • Callaway Gardens Founder's Day

    Callaway Gardens Founder's Day

    02/21/2016 - 02/21/2016

    Callaway Gardens honors its founders each year on November 6 (Cason J. Callaway's birthday) and February 21 (Virginia Hand Callaway's birthday). Admission is free, and special organ concerts are held on these days from noon to 4 p.m. at the Ida Cason Callaway Memorial Chapel. 

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  • Easter Weekend at Callaway Gardens

    Easter Weekend at Callaway Gardens

    03/26/2016 - 03/27/2016

    Join us for Easter Egg Hunts on Saturday, March 27, beginning at Noon. Grab your basket and come to Robin Lake Beach, where we'll stage an epic hunt for candy and prize eggs for all ages. Hunts take place by age group (see below) and the Easter Bunny will be on hand to pose for pictures. There will also be face painting, as well as a DJ providing entertainment throughout the event. Egg hunts are free with admission to Callaway Gardens.

    Hunts begin at 1 p.m. and will be divided by the f... read more

  • Annual Plant Fair and Sale

    Annual Plant Fair and Sale

    03/31/2016 - 04/03/2016

    The Annual Plant Fair and Sale is an exceptional shopping opportunity, featuring a wide variety of plants and unique garden items from more than a dozen local and regional vendors - all under one roof at the Robin Lake Beach Dome! This is one of Callaway Gardens' largest fundraising events, with proceeds going to the Ida Cason Callaway Foundation in order to support the Gardens and its educational and en... read more

  • Callaway Gardens Duathlon

    Callaway Gardens Duathlon

    05/07/2016 - 05/07/2016

    The Callaway Gardens Duathlon is in its 17th year. Many people use it as a "test-run" for the Callaway Gardens Sprint Triathlon, held on June 18.

    "The Run"
    A 5K run - counter-clockwise on Robin Lake Circle - flat & fast!

    "The Bike"
    A 30K bike - counter-clockwise on Robin Lake Circle, Mountain View Drive, Discovery Parkway and Scenic Drive, all within the Callaway Gardens.

    "The Run"
    A 5K run, same course as the 1st run except in the opposite direction.

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  • Masters Water Ski & Wakeboard Tournament

    Masters Water Ski & Wakeboard Tournament

    05/27/2016 - 05/29/2016

    Kick off Summer 2016 with a splash! Our Memorial Day Weekend Festival features the 57th Masters Water Ski & Wakeboard Tournament® and a host of other fun attractions at Robin Lake Beach including live music, the Callaway Gardens Farmers Market, beach activities, kids zones, great food,... read more

  • Callaway  Sprint Triathlon

    Callaway Sprint Triathlon

    06/18/2016 - 06/18/2016

    TriColumbusGA presents the Callaway Gardens Sprint Triathlon and Duathlon. Join us at a perfect venue for all levels. Come and set your personal best or make it your first race!

    The Swim:
    1/4 mile around the perimeter of Robin Lake in 4 to 5 feet of water, even less, closer to the shore.

    The Bike:
    9 miles of gentle rolling terrain including Robin Lake Circle and Scenic Dr. This is an easy, but spectacularly scenic course.

    The Run:
    2 miles of flat ground aro... read more

  • July 4th Star Spangled Beach Party at Callaway Gardens

    July 4th Star Spangled Beach Party at Callaway Gardens

    07/04/2016 - 07/04/2016

    The celebration begins early and lasts well into the night at our annual July 4th Star Spangled Beach Party at Robin Lake Beach. There will be live music, bands, fireworks and lots of fun. All events at Robin Lake Beach area unless otherwise noted, are weather dependent and subject to change.

     Stay tuned for more details, and call 1-855-421-3035 for information on overnight packages.

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  • Blue Morpho Butterfly Month at Callaway Gardens

    Blue Morpho Butterfly Month at Callaway Gardens

    09/01/2016 - 09/30/2016

    Enjoy our month-long display of nature at its finest! Marvel at the Blue Morpho as hundreds of these tropical butterflies fill the Day Butterfly Center with their iridescent-blue splendor. If the trend continues, visitors to the Day Butterfly Center will witness the largest display of Blue Morpho Butterflies on the planet during September.

    The Blue Morpho (Morpho peleides) is a spectacular iridescent blue butterfly native to the rainforests of South and Central America. The undersides... read more

  • Sky High Hot Air Balloon Festival at Callaway Gardens

    Sky High Hot Air Balloon Festival at Callaway Gardens

    09/02/2016 - 09/04/2016

    The Sky High Hot Air Balloon Festival at Callaway Gardens is highlighted by the extraordinary vision of a balloon glow on Friday evening, and morning and evening flights on Saturday and Sunday. Between balloon launches, the days are filled with entertainment, family activities, exhibits, demonstrations, music and more.

    Activities include swimming, blaster boats, Aqua Island, miniature golf, table tennis, shuffleboard, arts and crafts, rock climbing wall (fee charged), spider jump (fee ... read more

  • Callaway Olympic Triathlon/Duathlon and 5K

    Callaway Olympic Triathlon/Duathlon and 5K

    09/04/2016 - 09/04/2016

    Join us on Labor Day weekend for a day full of fun and adventure. It will be an action packed weekend at Callaway and we can't wait to share it with you. So pack your bags and come stay with us!

    Individuals: $75 through 8/20/16; $85 thereafter.
    Teams: $150 through 8/20/16; $170 thereafter.

    The Swim:
    1K (horseshoe shaped) around pristine Robin Lake (deep water entire swim but within 20 yards of shoreline first half of swim)

    The Bike:
    30K - out ... read more

  • Santa 10K Run at Callaway Gardens

    Santa 10K Run at Callaway Gardens

    12/03/2016 - 12/03/2016

    The Santa 10K Run is USATF-certified and a qualifier for the Peachtree Road Race in Atlanta. The 10K is also part of the "Run & See Georgia Series."

    The course will meander through all of the "Fantasy in Lights." The course is very easy and will be open to runners and walkers alike.

    Male and female - 14-under - 15-19 in five year increments up to 70+

    Top three in each age group

    Participants recieve a santa hat.

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