Day 1: Tee Up, Sit Down, Then Watch the Sun Set
- Tee up between the rolling Georgia hills
- Sip eclectic-style beers in the Historic Hillside District
- Watch the sun set before casting your line
Something about crisp, spring air and a solid round of golf screams Memorial Day Weekend. Featuring wide open fairways, fescue hazards and over 6,500 yards of course, The Fields Golf Club is a challenging yet playable (and affordable!) course for all skills levels. Book a tee time and discover why this 18 hole, links style course is so popular!
Who doesn't love a good brew and classic Southern-American fare with an Asian twist? If that pairing sounds a little out there to you, don't worry—one meal at Beacon and you'll soon be singing a different tune. Known around town for its savory eats and eccentric, delicious brews, the cuisine at Beacon Brewing Co. is otherworldly (in a very good way).
Located within a 458-acre park on West Point Lake, Pyne Road Park is the perfect spot to enjoy the sunset before doing some night fishing! With wide open green space all the way up to the shore, the view of the sun over the lake's horizon is unimpeded. Pack a few snacks, embrace a moment of serenity and prepare for the lake's nightlife to come alive!
Start the day off right with a picnic at Flag Park! Located downtown, Flag Park is within walking distance of several delicious eateries that will be sure to satisfy your cravings. After grabbing some grub and settling in at a table, take a moment to fully appreciate what this holiday represents. Spend time reflecting on the military personnel who have lost their lives while serving in the United States Armed Forces.
Did you really celebrate Memorial Day Weekend if you didn't hit the waters of West Point Lake? No boat? No worries. Highland Pines Resort and Marina has you covered with boat rentals at great prices so you can take it easy on the tide. In fact, it's common for groups to rent a pontoon, hook up a bluetooth speaker and set sail on a Pontoon Boat Party for the day.
Voted Best New Brewery of 2019 by USA Today's 10 Best Readers Choice Awards, Wild Leap features a continually evolving assortment of ales, IPAs, goses, stouts and porters, as well as their own in-house crafted vodka and specialty, craft cocktails for those desiring a beverage with a little more kick. With a spacious outdoor courtyard, yard games, board games and more, the environment at Wild Leap is built for a good time.
Located in West Point, GLL Outdoors is the ultimate one-stop shop for your kayak adventure down the Chattahoochee River. The all-inclusive rentals provide you with a life jacket, paddles and the option for a single or double kayak. Beginning below West Point Dam, the waters remain relatively smooth for a relaxing float downstream. Plan to spend 2-3 hours on the water once you take off, so don't forget the sunscreen and plenty of water!
Featuring over 70 species from around the world, you'll want to carve out some time for an adventure at Wild Animal Safari! Take your own vehicle or rent a zebra van and travel through the 3.5-mile drive experience, getting up-close and personal with a variety of animals. When you purchase tickets, be sure to purchase bags of grass pellets. You'll be able to feed giraffes, buffalo, zebras and more from the palm of your hand!
Nutwood Winery treats visitors to beautiful scenery, a welcoming atmosphere and on May 30th, an open-air concert among the vineyards! Along with performances from Sam Burchfield and local artists, you can enjoy delicious wine, shop from various craft vendors or grab something to eat from one of the food trucks.