Outdoor Adventures Abound In & Around Helen Georgia

Posted by Cedar Creek Cabin Rentals on Wed, Jun 27, 2012

Have you ever spent time on the Appalachian Trail? If so, did you get to spend your day hiking along the Trail and then head home to your Georgia luxury cabin rental or did you have to sleep on the ground in a tent? If roughing it isn’t your idea of the ideal way to see the appalachian trail approachAppalachian Trail, then you should consider visiting the Cedar Creek Cabins in Helen, GA and enjoying the Trail and some of the other top five picture perfect destinations nearby.

Appalachian Trail

No visit to the Georgia Mountains would be complete without some time spent on the beautiful Appalachian Trail. With easy access to the Appalachian Trail from the Amicalola Falls State Park near the Georgia luxury cabin rentals, visitors can enjoy long hikes along the Trail without having to sleep on the ground or try to make dinner from cans of food. Spend just a few days or a full day on the Appalachian and then return to the privacy and comfort of your Georgia luxury cabin rental.

Local Rivers

The area around Helen, GA has some of the most famous fishing areas in the world and even non-fishermen can enjoy the beauty of the Georgia Mountain rivers and lakes. Check out the Chattahoochee River and Duke’s Creek for trout fishing and the Smith Lake for trout, bluegill, crappie and catfish.

Even if you do not feel like casting a line, enjoy the beauty of the local lakes and rivers. Bring a picnic and relax while you enjoy the beauty of the Georgia Mountains.

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While the Appalachian Trail holds plenty of allure, it is by no means the only picturesque spot near Helen, GA. Another beautiful area includes the Anna Ruby Waterfalls, located in the Chattahoochee National Forest. The waterfalls are located just a half mile from the parking lot, making this not only a beautiful but easy destination for visitors of all ages.

Also located in the Chattahoochee National Forest are Dukes Creek Falls, which is accessible from a well-maintained path only a mile long, making this yet another family-friendly activity.

Yet another picturesque waterfall in the Chattahoochee National Forest is the Horse Trough Falls. This waterfall is also an easy walk from the parking lot, therefore making it accessible to the non-experienced hiker.

For older children and adults looking for a longer hike, visit the Mark Trail Wilderness Area to Raven Cliff Falls, which is accessible via a five-mile hike. The terrain is somewhat difficult, though, so save this one for visitors who are hikers that are more experienced.

Richard Russell Scenic Highway

For visitors who need a little break from hiking, biking, rafting, fishing and all of the other outdoor activities near the Georgia luxury cabin rentals, take a ride and enjoy the picturesque Richard Russell Scenic Highway.

Get onto the highway in Helen, GA and wind your way past the Dukes Creek Falls and Raven Cliffs Trails, cross over the Appalachian National Scenic Trail and end at the Brasstown Bald, the highest point in Georgia. Enjoy the view all the way to Atlanta and even to South Carolina from this vantage point.

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Whether starting or ending the day in the town of Helen, GA, guests of Georgia luxury cabin rentals nearby will enjoy the Alpine-styled village. Helen is a beautiful little town, with many restaurants, galleries, stores and activities for individuals of all ages.

Stroll around and enjoy the local businesses and cuisine. Visitors will feel as if they have suddenly stepped into old Bavaria.

Cedar Creek Cabins

No doubts about it, there are spectacular activities and scenery in the north Georgia Mountains. Book one of the Cedar Creek Cabins, available in a variety of sizes from one to five bedrooms. What are you waiting for? Book today and tell us what you are most looking forward to seeing during your Georgia vacation.


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