DATE: Wednesday, February 21, 2000
Cecil B. Day Butterfly Center
TIME: All Day
PHONE NUMBER: 1-800-CALLAWAY
If you would like to meet with us, please e-mail us at the address on the bottom of this page.
Here at the nation's largest tropical butterfly conservatory, more than a thousand beautiful butter flies flutter about freely as gruest stroll through an enchanting tropical environment and learn about the amazing life cycle of these winged beauties.
Mr. Cason's Vegetable Garden
It's charm is irresistible with rows of vegetables and flowers that paint this 7.5-acre demonstration garden in glorious color. An impressive herb garden fills the air with a subtle aroma. For more than a decade this has been the southern filming site of the PBS series The Victory Garden.
* The garden won't have much growing, since it is February.
John A. Sibley Horticultural Center
The beauty of the plants and flowers here is unsurpassed. Any time of the year a stroll through this unique complex takes you along paths of native and exotic plant displays. Even those without a green thumb find the beauty and variety astonishing.
Ida Cason Callaway Memorial Chapel
For a time of quiet reflection, our guests can walk one of many nature trails or visit the idyllic Memorial Chapel. The Chapel, nestled in the woods next to a soothing stream, has beautiful stained glass windows depicting the four seasons and the forests of Georgia.
Pioneer Log Cabin
Time goes back to the 1800's at the Pioneer Log Cabin. This authentic two-room log cabin is filled with intriguing reminders of days long ago.
Discovery Bicycle Trail
Bicycling enthusiasts love the 7.5-mile Discovery Bicycle Trail that winds through the woodlands up and down gentle hills. Miles of walking trails provide hours of pleasure.
Callaway Gardens is on U.S. Hwy. 27 in Pine Mountain, Georgia, 60 minutes southwest of Atlanta and 30 minutes north of Columbus. Take I-85 South from Atlanta to I-185 and continue south to Exit 14*. Turn left on U.S. Hwy. 27 and drive 11 miles to Callaway Gardens.
From the south on either I-185 or I-85, exit east on Hwy. 18 to Pine Mountain. Turn right on U.S. Hwy. 27.
* The state has been changing the exit numbers, so look for the signs for the highways.
Meet Me For Lunch
There is a playground next to the beach with picnic tables. My kids and I plan to eat lunch there at 12:30. Come join us for lunch!
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