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Georgia Fishing License: Where To Buy, Costs, & Age Requirements

Posted by Cedar Creek Cabin Rentals on Mon, Aug 14, 2023

Photo of Farrow Peacock, courtesy of McGowan Peacock

Fishing in Georgia includes the state's more than 4,000 miles of trout streams and more than 12,000 miles of warm water streams teeming with trout, pike, and more than a dozen other fish species that populate Georgia waters. If you can't wait to try your own luck fishing in the Peach State, here's what you need to know about getting your Georgia fishing license.
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Mount Yonah: Mountain Climbing, Camping, And Key Info About This Place

Posted by Cedar Creek Cabin Rentals on Thu, Aug 10, 2023


Have you ever wanted to get some climbing experience without the crowds and the heat of the Georgia summer?

Mount Yonah, in the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area outside of Helen in northeast Georgia, makes an ideal place to perfect your climbing skills during January, February, and March.

Mount Yonah, more correctly Yonah Mountain, is named for the Cherokee word for "bear."  The 3,166-foot, granite mountain is popular with climbers year-round, but the summit and climbing routes are particularly beautiful (and uncrowded) in the winter months.

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Mountains Near Helen: Your Guide To The High Points of North Georgia

Posted by Tom Telford on Sat, Aug 05, 2023

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Surrounding yourself with a gorgeous mountain range and the beauty of the outdoors can naturally send your body into relaxation mode. Most mountains in Georgia are a short distance from the Helen area. Taking some time out from your busy schedule to visit the Blue Ridge Mountains, Lookout Mountain, or the Great Smokey Mountains is a stress-relieving and refreshing option for a getaway.

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Scenic Views Helen, GA: Your Guide To Breathtaking Views

Posted by Cedar Creek Cabin Rentals on Wed, Aug 02, 2023

Helen is host to a variety of activities, such as hiking and whitewater rafting, and is one of the most gorgeous wildernesses on the planet. If you're looking for some attractive places to enjoy some fresh air and relaxation, here are a few of the best of Georgia's Forests & State Parks in the area.

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Horseback Riding Helen GA - Where To Go For The Best Adventure

Posted by Tom Telford on Tue, Aug 01, 2023


Why go horseback riding in Helen, Georgia?

Horses inspire a sense of adventure, independence, strength, grace, and beauty. The next time you choose to vacation in Helen, Georgia, add something unique to your trip by going horseback riding.

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Pet-Friendly Cabins and Places To Visit In Helen, Georgia

Posted by Cedar Creek Cabin Rentals on Sat, Jul 29, 2023


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Haunted Places, Burial Mounds, & Ghost Tours Around Helen, Georgia

Posted by Tom Telford on Fri, Jul 28, 2023

The city of Helen and the surrounding area is rich in history . But did you know that some say that the spirits of the past are still hanging around? Although we've never heard of any  haunting our  cabin rentals ( that's a relief! ), this region is still lots of fun for those interested in the  unexplained past .
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Helen Georgia Mountain Coaster: Everything You Need To Know

Posted by Cedar Creek Cabin Rentals on Thu, Jul 27, 2023

The next time you visit the north Georgia mountains and stay in the Helen area, plan for a family adventure on an exciting coaster ride through the woods!

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Fishing The Toccoa River: Best Locations & Flies For Landing Trout

Posted by Cedar Creek Cabin Rentals on Wed, Jul 26, 2023

Have you imagined yourself fly fishing one of the top rivers in north Georgia?  

There are many highly skilled anglers and other important local sources that say the Toccoa River near Helen Georgia is one of the best places to catch trophy brown trout in the State of Georgia.  

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Whitewater Rafting Near Helen, Georgia: Everything You Need To Know

Posted by Cedar Creek Cabin Rentals on Wed, Jul 05, 2023

Some vacationers visit Helen, Georgia and the surrounding area for peace and quiet, and some come for outdoor thrills. For those who are a bit adventurous, nothing will quite match the excitement and fun of whitewater rafting.
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