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A lot of people don't know this, but Helen is actually the third most-visited town in Georgia, only beat out by Atlanta and Savannah. That's pretty good for the best little German town in America with a population of only 543 people!
Hoist a pint, join the parade and eat a brat when you head to Helen this fall. Oktoberfest in Helen is the longest running Oktoberfest celebration in the world and starts in mid-September running through the end of October. There is nothing quite like experiencing the traditional German fall festival and celebration in Helen. What you find at the Oktoberfest in Germany is what you’ll find right here in Helen Georgia.
When you're driving up Georgia's I-75 into the scenic north Georgia mountains, the last thing you might expect to see is a German Alpine village. Known for its charming Bavarian culture, Helen is truly a place like no other. But how did this city come to be in the middle of the Chattahoochee National Forest, anyway? And how can you experience the rich German heritage during your next visit? Here's your guide to the village's history, and all that there is to see and do.
This blog post is part of “YOUR COMPLETE GUIDE TO THE NORTH GEORGIA OUTDOORS” blog series.
Georgia is full of natural beauty and wonders. As you travel through the north Georgia mountains you can step into picturesque places that will take your breath away.
Here we share the magnificent natural wonders in Georgia awaiting you!
This blog post is part of “DEFINITIVE GUIDE TO BOOKING A TRIP TO HELEN, GEORGIA” blog series.
Have you ever wanted to feel like you are flying through the air? Have you imagined feeling the wind across your face and watching the scenery behind you disappear as you sail across the landscape below? Unfortunately, most people keep their feet on the ground and miss fulfilling the fantasy of flight.
We live in a fast-paced world where everything around us is ever-changing. Where everything is constantly shifting, where can you go to get back to the roots of everything and connect with the past?
Taking a vacation to Helen, Georgia may not seem terribly luxurious, but you might be surprised at how lush and pampering our accommodations and the Helen area can be for those who seek the ultimate in a Helen getaway.
We want to help make your planning, stay, and memories enjoyable. As you read through the ways you can enjoy your escape, remember, we can’t share it all here because your options are truly limitless in Helen.