Swimming Pool on Mountain Top Inn grounds
Take a moment out of your day to relax and cool off in our seasonal swimming pool with breathtaking views of the surrounding mountainside. It is conveniently located only steps away from our check-in office. Whether you want to sunbathe on the top of the mountain or just relax by the poolside with your favorite book, you will find what you are looking for here.
Distance: Only a 7 scenic mile drive down the mountain.
Callaway Gardens is an award-winning 6,500-acre gardens, resort and preserve nestled in the southernmost foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. Attractions include the Cecil D. Butterfly Center, Birds of Prey Show, biking trails, world class golf, and other fantastic seasonal events.
Distance: 13.2 miles drive from the Mountain Top Inn & Resort
Treat yourself and your family to this unique, "hands-on" safari - visitors not only see but can touch and feed exotic animals from all over the world. One of the area’s most popular attractions in Pine Mountain, the 500-acre Wild Animal Safari is a true worldwide safari.
Distance: Mountain Top Inn is surrounded by FDR State Park.
A hiker’s dream! Georgia’s largest state park with 9,049 acres including a 23-mile Pine Mountain Trail, which winds through a mix of hardwoods and lead past moss-covered rock outcroppings and waterfalls, providing several options for long and short hikes.. The nearby waterfall hike is a Mountaintop Inn staff favorite.
For hours, location and more information, contact the Park Office at (706) 663-4858. For the Horse Stables call, (706) 628-7463 and for Reservations call (800) 864-7275
Distance: 6 miles
Seeing the beautiful Roosevelt State Park on horseback is a wonderful experience. Over 25 miles of marked horse trails cover the mountain from the creek bottom with winding streams and ferns to the Overlook with a breathtaking view of Pine Mountain Valley, Lake Franklin, and the group camps built in the 1930s by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC).
Distance: A seven-mile drive to Pine Mountain’s Downtown shopping district
Pine Mountain, Georgia is known for its quaint shops, history and Southern cooking, the area is a vacationer's dream for relaxing, shopping and enjoying the streets come to life! Pine Mountain also has an interesting collection of local artists and craftsmen who sell their work in various parts of the area.
Distance: 8 miles through Warm Springs, GA
Franklin D. Roosevelt first came to Warm Springs, Georgia in 1924 to swim in the springs' naturally heated water. Enchanted with the area, he built a vacation cottage on the side of Pine Mountain while running for president in 1932.
Distance: Only a 7 scenic mile drive down the mountain
Warm Springs is a small, quaint town, filled with history, charm and ambiance. History abounds here with quaint specialty shops housed in 100 year old buildings just minutes from fishing, golfing, hiking, nature trails and more. Visit and Shop in the Historic Village of Warm Springs, Georgia. You'll find a great selection of everyday gifts, collectibles, handcrafted items, wood products, and more.
Day Trips (30-90 miles)
Distance: 30 miles from Mountain Top Inn & Resort
Surrounded by deep forests and rolling fields, West Point Lake extends 35 miles along the Chattahoochee River on the Alabama-Georgia state line. The lake's 500 miles of shoreline provides excellent opportunities for fishing, camping, boating and other recreational activities.
Distance: 39 miles from Mountain Top Inn & Resort
Columbus State University's Coca-Cola Space Science Center is located in the heart of uptown Columbus along the beautiful Chattahoochee Riverwalk. The Center’s facility houses a Challenger Learning Center, the Omnisphere Theater and the Mead Observatory. Make sure to visit the plaza area for their interactive exhibits and displays.
Distance: 40 Miles from Mountain Top Inn & Resort
Bring the family and fill your day with fun at the enormous Sprewell Bluff Park that features 10 picnic sites with grills, a scenic lake that allows private crafts, a three-mile hiking trail, and several streams. Recreation ranges from a pleasant cool-off in the gently flowing river, to exciting kayak runs among the river's boulder-strewn waters, to utilizing the volleyball court and playground area.
Distance: 36 miles south of Mountain Top Inn & Resort
Raft the longest urban whitewater course in the world! Whitewater rafting down the Chattahoochee River has been described to be as wild as Colorado and as warm as Costa Rica. Rafting isn’t the only adventure available here: ziplining, stand-up paddle boarding, fishing, and biking alongside of the river come with as many amazing views as they do thrills!
Distance: 41 miles south of Mountain Top Inn & Resort
The Springer Opera House is nationally known as the finest house between Washington and New Orleans. The Springer is one of America's most vibrant professional theatre companies and is extremely popular with musicals, plays, operas, and much more.
Distance: 54 miles south of Mountain Top Inn & Resort
Experience the longest and largest zipline Canopy Tour in the world. Banning Mills offers over 10 miles of courses where you will explore the whole town from above while zipping through the trees, and soaring in the air!
Distance: 88 miles north of Mountain Top Inn & Resort
Georgia Aquarium is an entertaining, intriguing and educational experience for guests of all ages. While promoting a fun and enjoyable learning experience, the Aquarium instills in its guests a new appreciation for the world’s aquatic biodiversity.
Distance: 88 miles north of Mountain Top Inn & Resort
Six Flags over Georgia is Atlanta's biggest, most popular family attraction featuring dozens of thrill rides, shows, and activities. This 290-acre theme park includes a 7-acre water park and top steel roller coasters, the Goliath and the Mind Bender.
THE ROCK RANCH
Distance: 42.7 miles northeast of Mountain Top Inn & Resort
The Rock Ranch is a beautiful 1,500 acre working cattle ranch located an hour south of Atlanta in Upson County. This is a great family destination.