Pet Friendly Cabins In Helen Georgia - Something To Bark About

Posted by Tom Telford on Wed, Mar 28, 2012

Are you one of the increasing numbers of vacationers that wouldn't dream of leaving your pet back at home when you travel? If so, you're no doubt aware of the challenges involved with finding accommodations that are pleasing to both you and your dog.

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Many people wait impatiently for the day they can lock their office, pack their belongings, and take off with their families on a long-awaited vacation. For many of these individuals their pets are not just mere animals, but an extended part of their families they wouldn't leave behind. To fully experience the joys of living life, pets travel with the family.

Some folks decline vacation time because they can't take their four-legged friends with them. And, some travelers pay a petsitter or kennel operator to care for their pets while away. Fortunately, some establishments are beginning to take notice. They are becoming pet-friendly (for an additional fee) to allow the whole family to enjoy what they have to offer.

Situated in the heart of north Georgia, our pet-friendly cabins can be your home away from home. You'll have a place to stay with amenities and convenience to local attractions. You won't need to worry about leaving your dog pent up in a cramped hotel room.

So bring your dog to our pet-friendly accommodation. You will both be glad you did!

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Explore Cedar Creek Cabin Rental Pet-Friendly Cabins

The very best way to experience the beautiful and mountainous northern Georgia is by staying in one of our pet-friendly cabins. Just because you love animals and want pet-friendly accommodations does not mean that you need to stay in a rundown, dirty cabin. Our properties provide the ultimate in luxury and the finest of amenities. Your precious pet can curl up with you beside the fireplace, join the family for a movie night on your cabin's big screen TV, or lay at your feet on your plush, comfortable bed.

Below, we give you a glimpse of our pet-friendly cabins. You can explore them all, their pricing, and availability here.

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Trout Lily Cabin

Enjoy your very own private home away from home in the woods just ten minutes from the attractions of beautiful Alpine Helen, Georgia and its Bavarian charm. Imagine taking a stroll with your loved ones including your beloved four-legged companions along a mile of woodland trails beside the enchanting waters of Blue Creek flowing by.

Relax in your whirlpool Jacuzzi bath or private hydrotherapy spa. When the sun goes down, you can sit on the screened-in deck and listen to the sounds of nature on a cool evening in north Georgia.

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Bear’s Den

This small intimate cabin is excellent for couples looking to get away with their lovely dog. Enjoy the screened-in hot tub and fireplace, foosball table, hot tub, and a private forested setting. Whether your dog is lounging around the large open floor plan or running the surrounding forest, you'll have plenty to enjoy with this terrific retreat. With the king-sized bed, there is plenty of room for you both and the furry guy or gal.

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Gingerbread Haus

Step into wonderland with this wonderfully unique 3-bedroom cabin. An outdoor fireplace, decks, horseshoe game, and swings are surrounded with a mountain forest view providing a restful, awe-inspiring retreat. In fact, you may be hesitant to go inside and enjoy the pool table, numerous HD TV's, and comfortable seating. Either way, your furry friend will thank you later.

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Choosing Between a Dog-Friendly Hotel or Cabin Rental

Traveling with Fido often presents complications leaving pet owners in a quandary over what to do. Hire a pet sitter? Book a room in a pet-friendly hotel?

Hotel Room Advantages & Pitfalls

The standard option for most pet owners has been to book rooms in pet-friendly hotels when visiting Helen. Several hotels are ready to accommodate your furry guests. They provide several amenities such as valets, room service, housekeeping, and often pools or gyms. Some hotels even offer small kitchenettes. Many people enjoy staying in hotels as a treat to themselves or to enjoy a retreat from home.

However, hotel rooms have several downsides for dog owners. Dogs may find the rooms too small or confining, and dogs may have to remain on a leash. Owners must be prepared to take their dogs out of the room often enough to give the pet enough exercise and fresh air. Hotels sometimes require a hefty pet deposit to protect the establishment in case the pet damages the room in any way. Pet owners also must consider how much noise their pet makes and take care that their pet does not disturb other hotel patrons.

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Advantages of Pet Friendly Cabins in Helen, Georgia

Renting a cabin is a great way to travel with your pet. You'll have more room for both of you to spread out, and you'll be able to go for long walks in the woods with your furry best friend. What dog doesn't like that?

First, pets will have plenty of room to move around both inside and outside without a leash. This gives both the pet and the pet owner more freedom of choice in their vacation activities. Second, pets will enjoy the home environment a cabin offers. Because cabins have fully equipped kitchens, owners can easily store and prepare food or medication for pets. Pet owners also will not have to worry about their dogs disturbing neighbors. We recommend cabins that have all hardwood and tile surfaces. These surfaces are simple to bring back to new condition if your pet is shedding.

Pet-friendly cabins in Helen also provide you with more options regarding the itinerary. Mealtime can be simple, as you prepare something at the cabin. But, fair weather permitting; you may still opt to eat in downtown Helen, Georgia. Several pet-friendly restaurants are available, allowing dogs either on their decks or in designated areas.

If you do eat at the cabin, you'll eventually have to explore the great outdoors and run off some of that pent up energy. Nothing says you have to load up the car and make a day trip of it. There are plenty of trails and back roads to investigate. 

Pet sitters and hotels are sufficient options, but a better option is to choose from among several ready to welcome four-legged friends for a vacation getaway.

What to Look for in Pet Friendly Cabins?

No one should be treated with disdain when traveling with your pet. Good lodging companies recognize this and offer units for your entire family (including the dog), without charging an exorbitant cleaning fee or deposit. Look for a unit that has room for your dog to enjoy the outdoors with you, on long walks or a solitary moment by a stream. Cabins with all hardwood floors and tile surfaces are the ideal pet environment.

So bring the pet, find a great cabin to suit your needs and experience every joy to the fullest that the north Georgia mountains have to offer. You'll enjoy it more with your best four-footed friends by your side. Because really, what is happiness without our best friends to share it with?

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Top 5 Reasons Why Dogs Love Visiting Helen, Georgia & North Georgia Cabins

Do you experience separation anxiety when you're on vacation, and your dog is left boarded back at home?

Anyone with a dog wants their companions to feel special and part of the family. Because of this, traveling without the pooch in tow can be traumatic - both for you and your dog. Dogs are pack animals, and they long to be close to their masters for comfort, happiness, and protection. Leaving your dog behind while you enjoy a family getaway can almost feel like you're leaving one of your own children.

Fortunately, you won't be forced to board your furry friends when you choose to stay in one of our luxurious cabin rentals located in Helen, Georgia, and the surrounding area. We offer pet-friendly cabins that will ensure that everyone in your clan can stick together and get the most out of your vacation. But will your dog actually enjoy his or her time in northern Georgia? What are pet-friendly activities for your family to do with your pup? You'd be amazed at how dog-friendly Helen really is. Below, we explore five  reasons why pets love visiting Helen cabins so much, and how to have an incredible time together on your trip.

5. There's lots to explore around the cabin

Dogs are inquisitive animals, and they love to explore new terrain. Your pooch will have a field day with all of the new smells that he will take in around your cabin. If you choose to stay in a wooded cabin rental, you can enjoy a daily walk with Fido through the trees, letting him sniff out all of the different plants and animal scents, try to chase chipmunks and squirrels and prance through the leaves. Those who book a visit to a creekside cabin will have a lot of fun watching their dog splash in the cooling waters on a warm summer afternoon. Just always supervise your dog and keep him on a leash at all times, to ensure that he is completely safe in his surroundings.

4. They can cheer you on while you play mini golf

At the Alpine Mini-Golf Course (which is located on the south end of town), pets are welcomed onto the putting green. The course creates a fun way for you to challenge your family and friends to a competitive game, while your pup gets to trot happily along your side. There's a picnic area inside of the course, as well, where you can sit down and enjoy the weather as you talk and munch on your favorite foods (and slipping Rover a few scraps while you're at it). You may even decide to linger longer by stopping at the course's own Scoop De Scoop Ice Cream Parlor.

3. They get to hit the trails

The Helen area is home to a wide range of hiking trails that will excite both you and your dog. The scenery at nearby Unicoi State Park is absolutely stunning. Your pup's tail will furiously wag while you traverse the rim of the sparkling Unicoi Lake, follow a babbling stream, or admire the thundering waters of the twin Anna Ruby Falls. And, your pet will get a good dose of exercise, take in new scents and can explore the trails in her own way. You might also consider a stroll with your pet through the trails at Smithgall Woods State Park, or Amicalola Falls State Park. We recommend you check park policies on leashes and clean-up before bringing your pet.

2. They can sniff out prizes while geocaching

All of Georgia's state parks are welcoming of geocaching. In this fun activity, participants hide a small token or prize inside of a capsule and then log the coordinates of the capsule on a geocaching website. When the capsule is located, the finder can take the prize and must replace it with another of their own. Not only is this fun for humans, but certain geocaches are designed specifically for dogs, containing doggie treats and other fun extras.

1. They get to be with you

Of course, for your dog, there are few things more rewarding about visiting the luxurious cabins in Helen, Georgia than merely staying with their 'pack' and remaining part of the family for the duration of the vacation experience. Your pup doesn't want to be left alone in a boarding kennel.

He loves you and wants to be by your side at all times.

Traveling with Your Pet at Cabin Creek Rentals

We're animal lovers at Cedar Creek Cabin Rentals. We understand that if you are worried about how your pet is faring back at home, you can't really enjoy your vacation. Many of our cabins welcome dogs. You can directly check availability on our website for the dates you'll be traveling.

Our cabins are all unique and sleep from two to ten people. Amenities vary by unit and include Jacuzzi tubs, pool tables, outdoor hot tubs, and spectacular views.

About Helen, Georgia & What To Do In The Area With Your Dog

Helen, located in northeast Georgia, is set in the picturesque foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. The town's downtown shopping district has been revamped to resemble a Bavarian village, complete with cobblestone streets. Here you'll find more than 200 craft and specialty shops, selling everything from hand-made candles to one-of-a-kind quilts.

You won't go hungry in Helen, either. The town specializes in German fare, from sauerbraten to potato pancakes. If you're traveling in September, during the annual Oktoberfest, Helen, Georgia draws tens of thousands of visitors to this celebration. For food which suits a variety of styles throughout the year, however, Helen, Georgia sports everything from Americana to Continental cuisine.

Outside of town, the natural beauty of the region shines through. The area offers a myriad of outdoor activities, including hiking, fishing, mountain climbing, kayaking, and horseback riding. Best of all, you may bring your pet along. In fact, whether choosing activities outside of town or inside the Alpine village of Helen, Georgia, the family dog is welcome to tag along. Not only is Helen, a pet-friendly town, but several establishments welcome them, as well.

Things To Do For A Doggone Good Time

Is your pet a family member too? Then bring the whole family to enjoy the luxury cabins, waterfalls, and mountain views of Georgia. Has it been challenging to find a north Georgia cabin rental for family vacations or family reunions? It can be tricky to find a place where everyone can participate, including the dog, cat, or other pet? When gathering for fun, adventure, hikes, and outings, you shouldn't be expected to leave the family pet at home.

Our pet-friendly cabins in Georgia have been outfitted with your whole family in mind. Come to the Alpine village of Helen, Georgia, the ideally located central meeting location for the greater southeast territories. Only an hour from Atlanta, we are located in the stunning Appalachian foothills with pristine forests, creeks, waterfalls, and mountain views. Close enough for a weekend getaway, yet whole-family friendly enough for a week-long gathering of relatives and friends. Folks especially love us for the fact that we offer luxury, pet-friendly accommodations; welcoming furry family members, as well.

Enjoy our beautiful, private wood-finished cabins complete with hot tubs, pool tables, high-speed internet, Jacuzzi baths, HD TV with surround sound, and so much more. Cedar Creek Cabin Rentals offer a variety of pet-friendly cabins in north Georgia, where families can experience a unique vacation. It's a place of extraordinary experiences, adventures, luxuries, comforts, ease, and self-care.

Are you tired of having to deal with painful departures when you need to go away on vacation? Why deal with the disappointment of the kids who want the dog to come, or expensive alternatives to professionally board your pet. With a dog-eat-dog economy, come to Cedar Creek Cabin Rentals, the pet-friendly cabins in Georgia and leave behind the notion that only humans are allowed to enjoy the family vacation. You might save money, too.

Are you ready for the wild silence of rustling leaves and flowing water? How about the shine of uncountable glistening stars above in the night sky? Are you craving a rafting adventure, canoeing or fishing? How about gold panning, horseback riding, fine dining, hiking, or even golfing. We have the most pet-friendly cabins in Georgia. Race your puppy to the waterfalls or throw your old setter into the boat on your rafting trip. The rush of water and the howl of family laughter will ring from the rocks for years within the memories you cherish.

Some choose to spend their entire time on this beautiful piece of living heaven, and others venture into the pet-friendly town of Helen for a shopping spree and adventures in the Bavarian-styled village. Choose your getaway by reserving a private chateau with spectacular mountain views or relaxing vistas of creeks and waterfalls. Surround yourself with pristine nature for the healing break you and your family have been craving.

And since you can carry pets along, you won't have to hurry back to be sure the family pet is doing all right. Isolate yourself from the intensity and bustle of city life. Grab the kids, get the dog, the fishing poles, and prepare to have an adventure you'll never forget.

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Where to Eat With Your Pet

When your tummies start rumbling, it's time to grab some grub near the cabins! Helen, Georgia is home to a host of delicious restaurants and eateries to keep your taste buds satisfied. It is hard for animal lovers to leave their pets behind when it is time for the family to gather around the table and eat. Fortunately for you, the Helen area is very pet-friendly and gives you options for including the whole family in mealtime.

  • Nacoochee Village Tavern and Pizzeria - This all-American eatery is housed in the quaint Nacoochee Village and serves delicious dishes from handmade pizzas to a variety of sandwiches and salads. Enjoy a meal while your dog relaxes in the restaurant's fenced area.
  • King Ludwig's Biergarten - The whole family will enjoy a truly Bavarian experience at this Alpine Helen restaurant. Dogs are provided with complimentary water and treats.
  • La Cabana Mexican Restaurant - When you're in the mood for Mexican dishes, there is no need to leave your pet behind. Your pet can dine with the family at the outside picnic tables.
  • Hofer's Bakery and Cafe - Indulge your sweet tooth with the delightful European pastries, and Bavarian pretzels baked fresh at Hofer's Bakery and cafe. Dogs are allowed to accompany you on the outside deck.
  • At Your Cabin - One of the best things about staying in one of our cabins is the freedom to cook up your own meals in a fully equipped, modern kitchen. Many of our cabins also feature outdoor barbecues and fire pits for grilling up something yummy for the whole family to enjoy.

Where to Play With Your Dog

Your furry family member shouldn't have to be excluded from any of the fun when you stay at one of our luxury, pet-friendly cabins. Helen, Georgia is ideal for both people and animals with a large number of outdoor activities. Pet-friendly cabins in north Georgia are surrounded by an infinite number of hiking trails, allowing the whole crew to embark on an adventure that will appeal to all of your senses. You and your pet will see breathtaking waterfalls, be fascinated by new plant and animal life, and enjoy splashing and playing in the Chattahoochee River, and various creeks that dot the landscape.

When you stay in luxury, pet-friendly cabins in Helen, Georgia, what are you and your family most looking forward to experiencing with your beloved furry friend?

Wrapping It Up

If you're ready to see how enjoyable pet-friendly cabins in Helen, Georgia can make your next vacation, consider Cedar Creek Cabin Rentals. We offer several pet-friendly cabins, all nestled in a peaceful, wooded setting.

Ready to choose a cabin for you and your pet? Get started by visiting our pet-friendly cabin listings. We look forward to welcoming you and your dog.

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We'd love to hear about ways you have enjoyed your pet-friendly stay while in Helen, Georgia.

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