Ask about our Specials ! Come to Helen and browse the shops, relax in a beer-garden, or simply enjoy Helen's perfect weather and beautiful scenery. Helen's nightlife has authentic German bands, food, beer, and fun.
The town is dressed in summer colors ...pefect for a tour of the mountains, tubing, and picture taking. We're sure you'll want to come back year after year.
Just a short trip down the road in Cleveland, GA you'll find the Babyland General Hospital, the home of the Cabbage Patch kids, historic-artistic district of the Sautee and Nacoochee Valleys, and the Alpine Village of Helen.
These beautiful north Georgia mountains abound with activities to suit everyone. So, jump in the car, and head for the mountains! Check out the new northeast Georgia regional website, visitnortheastgeorgia.com for more information and links to north Georgia events, activities, services, and websites. Georgia Mountain Rentals in Helen, has cabins with wonderful river and mountain views, so give us a call to plan your fall color tour.
There are hiking trails galore ... see some beautiful images of Habersham County, georgiatrails.com, and jwww.com for some good information. Thousands of acres of National Forest provide other wilderness adventures.
For the sports enthusiasts, there is mountain biking, horseback riding, golf, fishing (visit georgia-outdoors.com), and white water rafting. Visit wildwaterrafting.com and nocweb.com for kayaking and white water excursions. For the latest information on fishing in the area, check out Georgia Lake and River Fishing Reports.
Many other galleries and shops are along Scenic Highway 197 ... a beautiful drive through the mountains. Just a few miles away, is Alpine Helen, a unique shopping village with outlet stores and restaurants, too. Be sure to check out the Greater Helen Area Chamber of Commerce and regional map. This page also lists area attractions. InNorthGeorgia.com is another site filled with activities and attractions.
Our area is home to some spectacular waterfalls. Becky Branch Falls, Dick's Creek Falls, Martin Creek Falls, Mud Creek Falls, Minnehaha Falls (one of the most beautiful, must-see waterfalls in the north Georgia area, located just south of Lake Burton in Rabun county. This waterfall, a combination of falling and shoaling cascades, is approximately 100 feet high. The trail is a must-see as well, gently sloping through rhododendron and mountain laurel). Angel/Panther Falls, and High Shoals Falls (there are two tremendous waterfalls on the High Shoals Creek. These falls very dramatic, and a highly recommended hike. The falls are on a 170 acre scenic site and are reached by taking a 1.2 mile trail).