The award-winning Callaway Gardens of Pine Mountain, Georgia, is nestled in the southernmost foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. It makes a great destination for nature lovers but this is one destination complemented with plenty of shopping, 9 restaurants, and a list of things to do and see.
Woodland Gardens and Trails
If you enjoy biking, the Woodland Gardens and Trails found in Callaway Gardens Georgia offers a 7.5 mile trail that takes you to the most popular attractions. The Callaway Gardens’ Discovery Bicycle Trail opened back in 1989 and is a great way to connect with nature and bike in a safe environment.
You can even stop along the way to follow one of the walking trails. Whether you decide to drive or bike, it’s a great way to spend the day exploring all Callaway Gardens has to offer.
Birds of Prey Show
The Birds of Prey shows at Callaway Gardens, Georgia, tell a story that highlights man’s influence of the survival of these magnificent birds of prey. These outdoor, free-flight shows thrill audiences as the birds demonstrate their speed, strength, and natural instincts. Most of the birds fly right over the heads of the guests gathered to learn about them.
Cecil B. Day Butterfly Center
For those who enjoy the beauty and gentle touch of butterflies, the Cecil B. Day Butterfly Center introduces visitors to more than 1,000 tropical butterflies as they flutter freely in North America’s largest, glass-enclosed conservatories.
Every week, butterflies emerge from chrysalises, and dry their wings as guests watch it happen. Every visit to the butterfly center is a little different, as things like the amount of sunshine available and the season of the year all influence butterfly behavior.
The TreeTop Adventure offers the thrill of zip-lines as guests take in all nature has to offer at new heights. On the TreeTop Adventure, you’ll traverse almost 1,500 feet horizontally as you soar up to 30 feet above the forest.
You’ll make your way using zip-lines, ladders, wires, logs, netting and other suspended surfaces. It’s challenging and thrilling and a great adventure for the young and young at heart.
Advanced reservations are required for this attraction and participants must be 54 inches or taller and weigh no more than 260 pounds. If you plan to take on this adventure, wear closed-toe shoes.
Events and Programs
This is just a handful of the things to do at Callaway Gardens. They offer events and programs year round. To find out what will be happening during your visit be sure to check the schedule on their website.