Visit Scarecrow Trail And Other Halloween Attractions While In Helen Georgia

Posted by Tom Telford on Wed, Aug 06, 2014

 

In October, as the clouds gather beneath a full moon and the bats start to swirl, visitors flock to North Georgia for some of the spookiest attractions around! Why go to some plastic-coated theme park for the scariest night of the year, when you could be spending All Hallow's Eve in a natural forest, possibly, in your very own secluded cabin!

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Take note that we regularly sweep our woods for ghosts, maniacs, boogeymen, will-o-the-wisps, werewolves, spirits, vampires, boggarts, and Dementors so that you can enjoy your stay in comfort and safety.)

Now, Helen itself gets all decked out for Halloween, but everyone knows that for the real Halloween fun to begin, you have to get out of town, and into the dark heart of the local woods.

Spooky Attractions Around Helen That Are Perfect For Halloween

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Scarecrow Trail

Scarecrow Trail is an annual tradition around these parts, hosted at the scenic North Georgia Zoo in nearby Cleveland. For Halloween, they transform the zoo with decorations, mood lighting, and rows of scarecrows placed throughout the wooded paths at the park. From scary to funny, these scarecrows are created and donated by residents nearby, making it an excellent showcase for local talent.

Beyond the scarecrows, there are pumpkin patches and hay bale mazes to navigate, as well as a full petting zoo for the kids. Whether you come in the day or night, the North Georgia Zoo is one of the area's top Halloween attractions.

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Haunted Helen

There are secrets buried in the mountains alongside the North Georgia Corn Maze, and you can only reach them through Haunted Helen. This great haunted house is open year round and is thrilling people with its spookiness. This is a place for everyone, unless of course, you are afraid of the dark, are bothered by flashing lights, or have a heart condition.

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The Cabbage Patch at Babyland General

If any of this sounds too scary for the little ones, take them to Babyland General Hospital. This world-famous attraction is home to the Cabbage Patch Kids, but they love to celebrate Halloween too, in their unique style. See the staff AND the “kids” dressed up in costumes, as you wander around a combined cabbage and pumpkin patch.

With free year-round admission, Babyland is a must-see for any family visiting the Helen area, and there's nothing quite like Babyland at Halloween, for the cutest little scare-fest ever!

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Stay In Style While You See The Local Haunts

Complete your Halloween experience with a rented luxury cabin. Cedar Creek Cabin Rentals offers all the natural wonder and beauty you could want on a chilly October evening, with none of the monsters. Stay in comfort in a fully-furnished cabin decked out with everything you could need, potentially including:

  • Full-sized beds

  • Leather couches and chairs

  • Full kitchen/stove/microwave

  • TV and WiFi

  • Outdoor grilling and firepit areas

  • Hot tub

  • Sauna
  • Billiard table

Located mere minutes from Helen, our north Ga cabins rentals are the perfect base for your Halloween adventures! Whether you live in Georgia or are our neighbor from the surrounding areas, you can't ask for a more beautiful and scenic getaway spot.

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Our Additional Oktoberfest Content

In the Cedar Creek Cabin Rentals Oktoberfest hub, you'll see articles, videos, and graphics to help you make the most of your next Oktoberfest celebration. Here is a list of blog posts we've created.

Bring the whole family or a special someone. You'll never forget a Halloween in the Helen area.

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