Romantic escapes in Georgia include Callaway Gardens, Blue Ridge, and the state's private islands, including Eagle Island, May Hall Island and High Tide Cottage. Couples choose from a wide array of activities from nature hikes to quaint, boutique shopping.
Callaway Gardens is a resort full of floral gardens and nature preservation areas in the southern foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. Located in Pine Mountain, Georgia, Callaway Gardens offers several different types of restaurants and lodging along with shopping options and a butterfly sanctuary. A 10-mile bicycle and walking trail displays hundreds of types of flowers, plants and other highlights of nature.
The town of Blue Ridge offers fruit picking in orchards of cherries, strawberries, peaches, apples and blueberries. Romantic accommodations in Blue Ridge include townhouses, bed and breakfast lodges, and mountain cabins. Couples may also enjoy a train ride along the historic Blue Ridge Scenic Railway or a tour of the Blue Ridge Brewery. Intimate boutiques and one-of-a-kind restaurants are also popular attractions during a romantic vacation in Blue Ridge.
Eagle Island, May Hall Island and High Tide Cottage are among Georgia's eight private islands. These islands are located on 2,000 acres of untouched preserves that include salt marshes and nature trails. Each of Georgia's private islands offer different options for every personality, from fishing, trapping blue crabs, kayaking, bird watching and photography, to sunbathing and picnicking.