Tables With A View Near The Cabins In Helen GA

When you visit our luxurious cabins in Helen, GA you’ll be so mesmerized by the breathtaking views that you won’t want to look away for a moment – even when you’re eating a meal. How can you experience the magnificent views of northern GA without breaking your wallet? When you elect to enjoy a picnic, you will be able to delight in a tasty meal while delighting in your “front row seats” to some of the most spectacular scenery in all of the country. Here are a few fabulous picnic spots for you to try when you visit our lush cabins in Helen, GA.

1. Unicoi State Park

This state park is one of the most popular destinations for visitors to Helen. In addition to numerous hiking trails, fishing, swimming, and boating opportunities, and of course Anna Ruby Falls, Unicoi State Park is also home to a wide variety of picnic sites, all of which allow for fantastic views. Throughout the park you will find picnic tables that overlook the gorgeous Unicoi Lake, that are situated in the forest alongside of Smith Creek, on secluded decks built into hills, and many other scenic locations. If you are visiting the park with a large group or on a family reunion, larger picnic pavilions can be rented.

2. Sunburst Stables

When you set out upon a horseback riding excursion with Sunburst Stables you will get more than a scenic and leisurely ride through the Chattahoochee National Forest. Should you decide to select the two or four hour lunch ride packages, you will not only be able to visit a miniature animal farm and stop for fishing at one of the stable’s three stocked ponds, but you will also be able to enjoy a picnic lunch at the stable’s scenic and beautiful pavilion. Even if you decide you don’t want a whole meal, other riding packages offer a quick snack at the pond or a treat after watching the sunset, which can make for an extremely magical experience.

3. Brasstown Bald

When you and your group enjoy a picnic at Brasstown Bald, you are in for a truly unique experience. Located only a stones throw away from the cabins in Helen, GA, Brasstown Bald is the highest peak in Georgia. To reach this location you will travel up the Richard B. Russell scenic highway, taking in the truly stunning views of vast timberland forest which is as equally beautiful in Spring and Summer as it is during the fall as their colors transform into brilliant hues of red and orange. At the end of the highway, you will reach the parking area which is surrounded by picnic tables with magnificent views of the world below you. When you are finished with your meal, you can choose to either walk the rest of the way up the mountain on a paved trail, or take a tram to reach the summit. From here you will be able to see four different states: North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and of course, Georgia.

4. Alpine Mini Golf

It may sound strange, but one popular place to picnic near the cabins in Helen, GA is located at the Alpine Mini Golf course on the south end of the Alpine village of Helen. Once you and your group have enjoyed a pleasant round of putt-putt on the 18 hole course, you can gather round the picnic basket at one of the picnic locations within the golf course itself. Even Fido is welcome to tag along when you play and picnic here! Not only will you be able to enjoy watching others play on the intricate and beautiful putting greens, but you will also have the backdrop of the Alpine village as well as the majestic mountains and endless forests behind it. And be sure to stop at Scoop De Scoop Ice Cream parlor for a sweet treat before you head back to the cabin!

5. From the Sky

Hot Air Balloon

For a once-in-a-lifetime type experience, why not enjoy a non-traditional picnic from a hot air balloon? Balloon tour companies near the cabins in Helen, GA such as Balloons over Georgia are ideal for a family adventure or a romantic excursion. So pack up some sandwiches or a bottle of champagne and enjoy a meal with the most spectacular views of the region possible.

6. Your Cabin

Of course, the cabins in Helen, GA offer wonderful picnic locations and views themselves. Whether you’ve chosen a cabin with a mountain view, creek side, or with your own private waterfall, you can throw down a blanket on the forest floor or cozy up on your cabin’s porch to enjoy a meal in nature. Our cabins with hot tubs offer a plethora of dining spots with a view.

Are you familiar with the area? Where would you recommend that future guests visit for a picnic?