Helen Georgia: 10 Things You Must Do While There

Have you ever been to Helen, Georgia? If you haven’t, you need to visit this grand town that is in Northern Georgia on the Chattahoochee river. If you have been there, I doubt you have seen or experienced all that Helen has to offer. There is so much to see and do in and around Helen that a week’s stay won’t even make a dent in the list.

Below are the top ten things to do in Helen Georgia. Pack your bags and get ready to have fun!

  1. The Mountain Spirits Ghost Tourscary: 8065 South Main Street in Helen. Stories of ghosts and murders that will keep you lying awake most of the night. This is a must visit!
  2. The Gold Mines of Helen: Just outside of town, you will find places that you can learn the processes of mining gold and you can mine your own. With the price of gold these days, one small nugget could make you rich!
  3. The Romeo and Juliet Indian Mound Tragedy Site: This is just outside of Helen on the Chattahoochee river. It is a site where two lovers from opposing Indian tribes ended buried together. Get the whole story by visiting Helen and hear it told and you will feel as if you were there.
  4. Black Forest Bear Park and Reptile Exhibit: 8160 South Main Street in Helen, Georgia. It’s only five dollars to get in and you can feed the bears and they will do tricks for you. Everyone in the family will have a fun time here.
  5. Habersham Vineyards and Winery: 7025 South Main Street in Helen. You will probably smell the aroma before you even get to the front door of this wonderful location. Learn how the wine is made and see the grapes being grown. Buy some bottles to take home with you. Every time you open a bottle, you will think about going back to Helen.
  6. Charlemagne’s Kingdom: 8808 North Main Street in Helen. This place will amaze you! You will see a model train set up like never done before. The experience is as if you were right in Germany. When you visit Helen, Georgia, be sure and visit Charlemagne’s Kingdom.
  7. Raven Cliffs: Experience nature like you never have. There are multiple hiking trails throughout these mountains. You will see cliffs, waterfalls, beautiful flowers and wild animals. This is just outside of Helen and if you ask any local, they will surely tell you the way to Raven Cliffs.
  8. Cool River Tubing: There is nothing like floating down a river on a hot day in an inner tube. When you visit Helen, Georgia, you just have to experience this relaxing time. Spend a day floating and you won’t want to leave.
  9. Smithgall Woods Conservation Area: A family picnic would be wonderful here at Smithgall. It is a quiet, scenic atmosphere that is perfect to just sit back and enjoy Mother Nature and life in the country. Smithgall Woods Conservation Area is at 61 Tsalaki Trail, Helen, Georgia.
  10. Unicoi State Park: This is a must see and a must hiking trip! Hike the four miles up to the pristine waterfalls. If you visited Helen and didn’t visit Unicoi State Park, you would be losing.

There are tons of other attractions and things to do in Helen Georgia. I know that you want to go. Have you ever spent a week or two just in nature? Have you ever stayed in a cabin overlooking a beautiful waterfall? You just need to use that vacation you have stored up and plan a trip to Northern Georgia; Helen, Georgia to be exact.

You can find whatever you could dream of doing in Helen. Some people wonder why the founders just didn’t name this great place heaven. So what are you waiting for? Pack those bags and the fishing poles too. Bring a picnic basket and your hiking shoes. Don’t forget your swimming gear and don’t worry about the sleeping bags, because we can show you something better.

You and your family can spend that relaxing vacation in luxury. You can stay in a genuine log cabin. After you get done mining gold, feeding bears, floating down the river, learning about Indian lovers, hiking trails, seeing model trains and having a picnic, you can come back to the cabin and listen to the peace and serenity of the mountains and water all around you.

Visit Cedar Creek Cabin Rentals and see how you can live like Helen, Georgia royalty. Talk with us on our blog and feel free to ask any questions. You’ll love Helen and Helen loves you!