Hot Spots in Helen GA Many Overlook

When the pressures of life start to weigh down on you, it might be time to escape for a well-deserved vacation.  But where can you go?  A vacation is more than just a chance to get away and enjoy yourself.  A vacation can be a journey of discovery, a chance to seek out new avenues and activities.  The city of Alpine Helen, Georgia settled in the Blue Ridge Mountains next to the Chattahoochee National Forest has a wealth of activities to offer, hot spots in Helen GA that you won’t want to overlook, as well as several Georgia cabin rentals to choose from.

Enjoy North Georgia zip-line Tours while staying in beautiful Helen.

The spirit of adventure is alive and well in North Georgia, and if the adventurous spirit so moves you then you can take one of North Georgia’s Canopy Tours.  Whether you choose to go as an individual, as a couple, or in a group you can feel the adrenaline rush of zipping through the tree-tops above the forest floor looking down at the world passing underneath your feet and crossing over the Oconee River.  You can even walk across a sky bridge or take a nature walk.  Adventurous spirits will receive individual instruction on safety and information about North Georgia’s natural heritage from certified guides.

Tour the sky over Helen, GA by hot air balloon.

Imagine taking flight over the North Georgia landscape and sharing the vantage point of a red-tail hawk in flight.  You can by taking a tour with Balloons Over Georgia.  Observe the Atlanta skyline like never before.  Get amazing aerial views of Stone Mountain and Kennesaw Mountain, and look down at the picturesque waters of Lake Lanier.  You might even get the opportunity to watch the sun setting over the Blue Ridge and Appalachian Mountain Ranges.  It is an experience you will remember forever and an opportunity that can’t be overlooked.

Go panning for gold at Dukes Creek 

Get a taste of the spirit of adventure many shared during North Georgia’s Gold Rush at Duke’s Creek Gold & Ruby Mines.  In George White’s 1849 book concerning Statistics of the State of Georgia, he wrote: The first discovery of gold in the state was at Duke’s Creek.  You can have the opportunity to find what they left behind by panning yourself, perhaps uncovering gold, rubies, sapphires, or other precious stones.  The experience alone is one not to be missed.

Visit North Georgia vineyards to learn about wine.Vineyards & Wineries

The history of wine spans millennia, dating back as far as 8,000 B.C., and is intertwined with the written histories of agriculture and cuisine as well as civilization itself.  Now you can tour one of the vineyards near Helen, GA. to learn more of the history of wine-making.  There are five vineyards to choose from:

  • Blackstock Vineyards & Winery
  • Habersham Vineyards & Winery
  • Frogtown Cellars
  • Wolf Mountain Vineyards & Winery
  • Three Sisters Vineyards & Winery

Helen has a lot to offer those looking for an adventurous unforgettable vacation. Make sure to plan ahead to fit in several of these attractions and to book one of the cabins for your stay. You don’t want to overlook these hot spots in Helen GA!