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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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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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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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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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Helen, Georgia: 5 Places To Visit

Posted by Cedar Creek Cabin Rentals on Fri, Jun 30, 2023

This blog post is part of “Things To Do Ultimate Guide Helen, Georgia” blog series.

When visitors first arrive in Helen, Georgia with its cobblestone streets and hundreds of Bavarian-styled local attractions, it's easy to get caught up in all the things there are to do. However, what makes Helen unique is that it's also the perfect “home base” for your explorations around North Georgia.


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Closest Mountains To Florida & How It Compares To Beaches

Posted by Tom Telford on Tue, Jun 27, 2023

Are you looking for the best mountaintop experience near Florida? If so, the mountains of Helen, Georgia are the place for you to go. In fact, the closest mountain to Florida is Mount Yonah, sitting at 3,143 feet above sea level. Climb up Mount Yonah and experience views that rival any other range on the East Coast.  

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Bavarian Fest in Helen, Georgia

Posted by Cedar Creek Cabin Rentals on Mon, Jun 26, 2023


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Pet-Friendly Cabins In Helen GA

Posted by Cedar Creek Cabin Rentals on Tue, Jun 13, 2023

Thinking of getting away from it all in the north Georgia Mountains? Your dog says YES! Let's Go!

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Kid-Friendly Things To Do Near Helen, GA

Posted by Cedar Creek Cabin Rentals on Tue, Jun 13, 2023

There's no lack of fun activities for all ages when you visit the north Georgia mountains and Helen GA. Here is a handy list of some things to do that guarantee smiles all around.

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Last Minute Romantic Getaways In Helen GA: Your Guide To Planning

Posted by Cedar Creek Cabin Rentals on Wed, Feb 08, 2023

This blog post is part of “DEFINITIVE GUIDE TO ROMANTIC GETAWAY IN NORTH GEORGIA” blog series.

Sure, you could pick up a card or wait for hours for a table at a restaurant with hundreds of other couples, but nothing says 'I love you' better than saying 'Honey, let's go away by ourselves for a few days'! 

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