Valentine's Day at Callaway Gardens in Pine Mountain, GA

Folks in the south have known about Callaway Gardens in Pine Mountain, Georgia and the paradise awaiting there for a long time, but how many think about spending Cupid’s holiday there?

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Callaway Gardens is world-famous for its gorgeous gardens set among beautiful rolling terrain offering a romantic destination for this February! Spend the day with your Valentine and celebrate with a lovely dinner or choose a package for the weekend. Take a look at their offerings below.

Romance Dinners
For those wanting something special for Valentine’s weekend on Friday, Feb. 12, Saturday, Feb. 13, or Sunday, Feb. 14, a very special prix fixe Gardens’ Restaurant Valentine’s Dinner will be available in this intimate setting.  Build your own romantic four-course dinner from the following:

Starters
(choose one)
Andouille Broiled Gulf Oysters
Parsley Salt, Pickled Mustard Seed, Grilled Lemon
Warm Georgia Pecan Crusted Brie 
Spiced Apple Compote, Baby Greens and Pomegranate
Potato Gnocchi Gratin
Mesquite Smoked Duck, Vidalia Onion, Creamed Cabbage

Soups and Salad
(choose one)
Gardens Salad
Candied Pecans, Caramelized Shallot Vinaigrette, and Goat Cheese Crouton
Roasted Butternut Squash Soup
Bourbon Crème Fraiche, Candied Pecans
Smoked Ham Consomme
Mustard Spaetzle, Wild Mushroom, Scallion, Toasted Farro

Entrée
(choose one)
Pork Shank Osso Bucco
Logan Turnpike Grits, Pickled Collards, Spiced Apples, Smoked Ham Jus
Smoked Prime Rib
Onion Spoonbread, Baby Vegetables, Espresso Veal Jus
Salmon en Croute 
Wild Mushrooms, Garden Peas, Baby Carrots, Yukon Potato Puree 
Pan Roasted Diver Scallops
Lobster Tortellini, Wild Mushrooms, Peas, Sweet Corn, White Truffle Cream
Winter Squash Risotto 
Caramelized Winter Squash, Shaved Parmesan, and Baby Arugula 

Desserts
(choose one)
Granny Smith Apple Crisp
Sea Salt Caramel Ice Cream
Dark Chocolate Mousse
Toasted Almond Ice Cream, Seasonal Berries
Lemon Vanilla Bean Panna Cotta
Red Raspberry, Oatmeal Crunch

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The Love Is In the Air Valentine’s overnight package is available starting at $229* in the Mountain Creek Inn. This delicious meal is $65 per person (tax and gratuity are additional).  To make a reservation, please call 1.855.901.2154.

For a less formal Valentine’s, guests can choose the delicious Friday Night Southern Buffet at the Plant Room Restaurant or a wonderful meal at the Vineyard Green Restaurant & Spirits or The Country Kitchen.

Make it a Romantic Getaway
Enjoy an overnight stay at the Mountain Creek® Inn on the Couples Getaway Bicycles & Breakfast package that includes gardens admission, bicycle rental, and a delicious breakfast buffet in The Plant Room Restaurant.

Guests can cozy up in front of a fireplace with a Wonders of Winter overnight package in a Southern Pine® Cottage or Mountain Creek® Villa.  Specially priced during February, this package includes a free bundle of wood, admission to the Gardens each day of stay and day of departure and 50 percent off recreation to include golf, tennis, boating, and TreeTop Adventure.

To make an overnight reservation or for additional information, call 1.800.463.6990 or visit www.callawaygardens.com.

Callaway Gardens® is in Pine Mountain, Ga., 60 minutes southwest of Atlanta and 30 minutes north of Columbus.

*Rate is based on two people, per night, in a Non-View Room at the Mountain Creek Inn. Offer valid Feb. 12-14, 2016. Rates also available in the Southern Pine Cottages, Mountain Creek Villas and Vacation Homes. Tax, new State Hotel-Motel Fee (as of July 1, 2015) and gratuity not included. Based on availability. Other restrictions may apply.

Photos courtesy of Callaway Gardens.

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