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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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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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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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Summer Fun in the North Georgia Mountains

Posted by Cedar Creek Cabin Rentals on Wed, May 31, 2023

There are many interesting destinations you can visit in North Georgia during the summer months. There is just no shortage of it!

According to the Champion Traveler website, the best times to visit are March 26th to June 3rd. 

Here are some of the nice places to visit in North Georgia during the warmer months and have that summer fun in the North Georgia mountains. Some of these items are 'off the beaten track', so you might be able to enjoy hanging with the locals instead of the crowds.

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Helen Georgia is More Than Just Oktoberfest!

Posted by Cedar Creek Cabin Rentals on Wed, May 03, 2023

This blog post is part of “THINGS TO DO ULTIMATE GUIDE HELEN,GEORGIA” blog series.

There are more holidays to celebrate in Helen than Oktoberfest!

If you've only ever traveled to the North Georgia mountains for Helen's Oktoberfest celebration, you need to return and see what else the area has to offer. There are exciting things to do in North Georgia the entire year, and you shouldn't wait until Oktoberfest to return!

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