Driving Directions & Accommodations
Riders are responsible for arranging their own transportation and accommodations for the Bike MS Cox Atlanta. Provided below are directions to the event site and accommodation options
Driving Directions to Callaway Gardens
The Start/ Finish lines for the Bike MS: Cox Atlanta Ride will be located at the beach entrance at Callaway Gardens. Callaway Gardens is in Pine Mountain, Georgia, 60 minutes southwest of Atlanta’s Hartsfield Jackson International Airport and 30 minutes north of Columbus.
From Atlanta (70 miles)
Take Interstate 85 South to Interstate 185 South (Exit 21). From Interstate 185, exit at U. S. Hwy. 27 (Exit 42). Turn left and proceed to Pine Mountain, then proceed straight at the intersection of Hwy 27 and Hwy 354 (there is a sign directing to the main entrance of Callaway Gardens on Hwy 354). Callaway Gardens’ beach entrance is your next right.
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Designated parking will be available at the start/ finish and overnight site for all participants, family, friends and volunteers. Parking attendants will be on-site to direct you to specific parking areas. All motorists are cautioned to be aware of cyclists when driving their cards in and around the event site.
As the host hotel and event sponsor, Callaway Gardens welcomes Bike MS: Cox Atlanta Ride participants, volunteers and spectators to stay overnight at Callaway and enjoy the Gardens before and after race events. By booking the Bike MS Package, you will enjoy the convenience of proximity (and late check-out on Sunday), plus:
This year, Callaway Gardens will make a donation back to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society for every room booked through the Bike MS package. That means the more rooms booked, the more money donated!
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The Official Host Accommodations, Callaway Gardens, has four types of lodging available to Bike MS: Cox Atlanta Ride guests.
The Mountain Creek® Inn, with tastefully decorated guest rooms, is warm and inviting. The Inn is conveniently close to restaurants, shops and attractions.
Our luxurious Villas at Callaway Gardens feature a spacious living and dining area, fireplace, full kitchen, separate bath for each bedroom, sun deck, washer/dryer and screened porch or patio. Villas are available with one, two, three or four bedrooms.
The Cottages at Callaway Gardens, delightful and charmingly casual, are ideal for family vacations. Nestled among tall pines, each features a living and dining area, fireplace, full kitchen, screened porch and deck. Cottages are available with one or two bedrooms.
The Lodge at Callaway Gardens feature 150 deluxe guest rooms and suites. Exterior balconies with a view of the surrounding forest or beautiful gardens from every guest room bring the beauty of the outdoors inside.
Official Camping Area
A free camping area is provided for participants wishing to tent camp at the Start/Finish area at Callaway Gardens. Port-a-lets, access to showers and hand washing stations will be available on location at the Official Camping area. NOTE: Camping area will open on Friday, September 13th at 12:00pm to accommodate early arrivals and will close at 5pm on Sunday, September 15th.