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Callaway Gardens

#2 of 9 things to do in Pine Mountain Features Animals
17800 US Highway 27, Pine Mountain, GA 31822-2393
+1 800-852-3810
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Callaway Gardens is so pretty, but August is hot and humid.

We have been here at other times of the year when the weather is nicer. The gardens are still... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Susan W
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New Orleans, Louisiana
Delightful Day

Stayed overnight at the Inn on way back to Sarasota from Atlanta. Very charming place and enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Philip T
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A 2,500 acre, year-round horticultural display garden that offers the Virginia Hand Callaway Discovery Center, Birds of Prey Show, Cecil B. Day Butterfly Center, Walking Trails, Ida Cason Callaway Memorial Chapel and Pioneer Log Cabin as well as golf, tennis, fishing, fly fishing and biking. Those looking for some adrenaline will love TreeTop Adventure's zip lines and aerial obstacles. Seasonal events and educational workshops are offered throughout the year. Four lodging types, eight restaurants and a lounge are available.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“butterfly house” (183 reviews)
“birds of prey” (192 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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17800 US Highway 27, Pine Mountain, GA 31822-2393
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+1 800-852-3810
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been here at other times of the year when the weather is nicer. The gardens are still beautiful and there are a lot of sights to see, but our trip in April and in December were more suited to this weather. It is...More

Thank Susan W
CallawayGardens1, Public Relations Manager at Callaway Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your post. Every season provides great and different reasons to visit. We are thankful for your patronage and we look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed overnight at the Inn on way back to Sarasota from Atlanta. Very charming place and enjoyed our visit. Pretty little part of Georgia.More

Thank Philip T
CallawayGardens1, Public Relations Manager at Callaway Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your post. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit to Callaway Gardens. Every season provides a great reason to visit. And, your patronage benefits the non-profit Ida Cason Callaway Foundation and our commitment to environmental education. We hope...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Callaway Gardens is a beautiful property with so much to do!! We rented bikes and bicycled around the grounds to explore. If that's too much, you can rent a cart. I would not recommend that you walk any of it. It's too huge but you...More

Thank J G
CallawayGardens1, Public Relations Manager at Callaway Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your visit and your post. The Discovery Bicycle Trail, recently renovated, is a great way to experience nature and visit the attractions throughout the Gardens. While you may have rented a heavier three-speed bicycle, our bicycle fleet has a variety to rent...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went with my Husband, Niece and Nephew on a Monday and had a great time - the perfect day trip from Atlanta. We rented a golf cart (which I highly recommend) and it made the drive around the place that much more enjoyable and easy...More

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CallawayGardens1, Public Relations Manager at Callaway Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your visit and post. We apologize for there being any confusion. The circus ended July 21st and we've worked diligently to make sure that this information wasn't posted anywhere. And, the gate near the Gardens Restaurant only opens during restaurant hours. Guests...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I think you need to plan your trip to see what you want blooming, like the Azaleas or hydrangeas. We went in the middle of summer and do not think it is worth it and it is SOOO HOT! So plan accordingly.More

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CallawayGardens1, Public Relations Manager at Callaway Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your visit and your post. The entire Southeast has been experiencing quite a hot Summer. Spring is great to see azaleas and other Spring blooms, May is when to see hydrangeas. Spring through Summer also is the perfect time to see the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

No matter what time of the year you elect to visit Callaway Gardens, it is a beautiful place. In fact, the seasons of the year are depicted in the stained glasses windows of the famous chapel in the woods. Lovely! There are lots of activities...More

Thank janelarry
CallawayGardens1, Public Relations Manager at Callaway Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your patronage and your post. As a non-profit organization dedicated to environmental education and land stewardship, we greatly appreciate you taking the time to post and, more importantly, enjoying Callaway Gardens. We hope you are able to visit again soon and often...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to get away from it all and reattach with nature. Great place for kids and family to visit and such a beautiful landscape.More

Thank rgeiereec
CallawayGardens1, Public Relations Manager at Callaway Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

"Connecting Man and Nature in a Way the Benefits Both" is the mission of the non-profit organization. We are always glad to hear from guests when this mission is fulfilled. Thank you for your patronage. We hope you return soon as every season provides a...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017

I googled romantic getaways in Georgia and Callaway Gardens popped up. I looked around their site and saw that their room rates in the Mountain Creek Inn were pretty good. We checked in Friday evening and the staff were very helpful. We made reservations for...More

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CallawayGardens1, Public Relations Manager at Callaway Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

We are so glad to hear that you have now discovered Callaway Gardens and what a special place it is to enjoy. As a non-profit organization dedicated to environmental education, we thank you for your visit and your kind review. We look forward to your...More

Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Whether you like hiking, biking, swimming, or just having fun, Callaway Gardens is the perfect place to take your family. The only way I can get my kids off the couch. As a local, I highly recommend people visiting the area to stop by Callaway...More

Thank tcslalski
CallawayGardens1, Public Relations Manager at Callaway Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Thank you for your post and for explaining how special a place Callaway Gardens is for all who visit. You have expressed our mission of "Connecting Man and Nature in a Way that Benefits Both" perfectly. As a non-profit organization, we appreciate your past and...More

Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

The butterfly center is always nice as well as the country store for a meal. It has great fudge and is great for families.

Thank Simbathebigpoodle
CallawayGardens1, Public Relations Manager at Callaway Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Thank you for your visit and your kind post. We appreciate your taking the time to visit to support the non-profit Callaway Gardens. We hope you are able to return again soon as every season provides a great reason to visit.

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Analih92
15 August 2017|
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Response from allan_y1965 | Reviewed this property |
yes, you could visit it for a day tour without having to spend overnight. robin lake beach is the place you want to go. they offer a day pass to the beach.
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Jaq777
1 April 2017|
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Response from Mike S | Reviewed this property |
I don't know about motorized tours, but I believe you can rent a golf cart to get around. There are some benches, but most of the trails are paved with only a few places to stop and sit. I would call Callaway Gardens for... More
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sgtphotographer
30 March 2017|
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Response from Tony M | Reviewed this property |
I suggest you contact the Gardens directly.
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