Helen Cabin Rentals What Not to Forget

If you want to find a great vacation getaway that’s just over an hour outside Atlanta, look no further than idyllic Helen GA. Located in the heart of the American South at the base of the Appalachian Foothills, Helen recreates the charm of a faraway Alpine village with its old-world towers, cobblestone alleys, and the best Oktoberfest in the South. Know Helen ‘s cabin rentals and what not to forget.

One great way to enjoy the area’s natural splendor is to stay in a North Georgia cabin rentals. Just a short drive from Chattahoochee National Forest, Unicoi State Park, and other scenic points of interest, these private lodgings can give you great mountain and creek-side views from their modern, all-wood cabins that feature hot tubs, pool tables, high-speed internet access, high-def TV, and more.

As you and your family prepare to enjoy the abundant activities Helen offers, it might be helpful to make a list of all the things you don’t want to forget to maximize your rental cabin enjoyment:

  • Hiking bootshiking, fishing tackle, and mountain bikes to use at Unicoi State Park, which has facilities and trails for all these activities and more.
  • Bathing suits, board shorts, bikinis, and other swim attire, for swimming at Unicoi Lake, hanging out at Anna Ruby Falls, and using your cabin’s hot tub.
  • A partial wet suit or other “wet” clothes for some serious white water rafting down the Chattooga River, or some leisurely inner-tubing down the Chattahoochee River in the heart of Helen.
  • A magnifying glass to seek out gemstone treasures you’ll find at your own private panning tables at Dukes Creek Gold and Ruby Mines where admission is free.
  • Golf clubs!  Helen and its environs feature a half-dozen quality golf courses, including the Nicklaus Golf Club at Birch River, designed by the master himself, Jack Nicklaus.
  • Your refined palate–Helen is renowned for its fine wines and the area is home to numerous wineries, including the prize-winning Habersham and Wolf Mountain wineries where tasting rooms are open daily.<
  • Some backside padding for horseback riding.
  • A video or digital camera to capture amazing Charlemagne’s Kingdom is a must-see for the model railroad enthusiast with literally hundreds of feet of HO-scale track wending through richly detailed Alpine towns.
  • Moneymoney, either plastic or paper kind.  Because if shopping is your thing, Helen features over 200 specialty stores and boutiques selling everything from candles to cuckoo clocks, and antique shops filled with high-quality furnishings and decor.
  • A great appetite: Helen has dozens of fine eating establishments that offer authentic German fare, good ol’ Southern home cookin’, plus steaks and chops, seafood, deli sandwiches, candy shops, and even funnel cake.
  • You might want to take along a few other miscellaneous items on your Helen, Georgia rentals cabin odyssey:
  • The usual skin unguents like sunblock, tanning lotion, bug repellent, and lip balm for all your outdoor activities;
  • DVDs to watch on your cabin’s high-def TV;
  • A couple of great books to read on the deck of your rental cabin;
  • An excellent camera to capture all those special family moments.