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Explore Getaway Coosa River

Just two hours and twenty minutes from Atlanta and 53 minutes from Birmingham, AL, in Childersburg, AL, Getaway Coosa River is nestled in a bustling town with plenty of spots to explore. Here are a few of the spots we’d recommend you check out while you’re on your Getaway.

Walks in the Woods

Beeswax Large Mouth Loop
Distance: 3.5 miles
Difficulty: moderate
Dogs allowed
For a nice workout, check out Beeswax Large Mouth Loop trail. This is also a great spot for fishing and trail running.

Lake Howard via Sylaward Trail
Distance: 2.3 miles
Difficulty: easy
Dogs allowed

This trail is perfect for a slow stroll through the woods, complete with beautiful views of the ridge.

Bulls Gap Trail
Distance: 2.6 miles
Difficulty: easy
Dogs allowed

This out-and-back trail is a great hike for families or novice hikers. The trail begins just behind the sign in the parking lot.

Sustenance and Snacks

Lickin Good Donuts and Coffee
~7 minutes from Outpost
For the best quick breakfast in town, head to Lickin Good Donuts and Coffee. Be sure to try some of their unique items like the maple with bacon donut.

Good Ole Boy’s BBQ
~10 minutes from Outpost
For the best BBQ in town, head to Good Ole Boy’s BBQ to try all their classic dishes.

Old Town Grille
~8 minutes from Outpost
Known locally as hands-down the best dinner in town, Old Town Grille is a spot you can’t miss.

Things to Do Around the Outpost

Desoto Caverns
~ 14 minutes from Outpost
Tucked in the foothills of the Appalachian mountains, Desoto Caverns is the perfect spot for a day full of cave tours, games and adventures, live entertainment, and the most delicious fudge in the area.

Old Mountain Brewing Company
~ 45 minutes from Outpost
Head to Old Mountain Brewing Company for some local brews and an afternoon of delightful conversation with those who matter most.

Pirate Island
~ 45 minutes from Outpost
On the shores of Logan Martin Lake, check out Pirate Island—a beautiful picnic spot, complete with a hammock, grill, and swimming area.

Ready to book an escape to Getaway Coosa River? Reserve your cabin today.