Posted on 7/29/2017

5 Reasons GMR is More Than A Place To Stay

Our exclusive partnership with Xplor!e creates more memories for your visit to Helen and the Northeast Georgia Mountain. So what does that mean? It means Georgia Mountain Rentals' guests receive one free adult admission to Free Fun Activities for every night they stay in one of our vacation rental properties. That's right. You get one free pass per activity each and every day of your vacation, giving you access to the most popular local activities and attractions.Currently, we have 5 activities. Remember to check back with us to see when more are added to the list. Rest assured the Blog title will be a clue! No need to make you read any further. I know you want to know what the activities are!
  1. Sunburst Stables Zip Line Tours
  2. Southeastern Expedition White Water Rafting
  3. Alpine Helen Miniature Golf
  4. Outpost Gem & Gold Mining
  5. North Georgia Zoo
You must use the free admission on the day it is offered. As one guest recently explained "if you don't use it, you loose it!" That's pretty much it. Other Rules and Regulations can be found on our website page all about Xplor!e.We get lots of calls about the Zip Line Tour and White Water Rafting adventures. For me, those are the two adventures that cause an adrenaline rush just saying the words! They are also the two activities that you will reserve by calling Xplor!e. You can plan the day and time to fly through the air or ride the wild river waters 48 hours in advance.The other three activities only require that you show your digital card to the cashier. You can either find the email we sent to you with the attached card or save the card image to your photo gallery.WHITE WATER RAFTINGWhiteWaterThe Chattooga is a wild and scenic river. Southeastern Expeditions will guide you down this undammed beauty for an adventure of a lifetime. With the rain and high water levels, the current age limit is 10 years old and above. Your guides run this river every day for a living and will be there to ensure your adventure is one to remember. Check out their website To take advantage of the free admission from Georgia Mountain Rentals, you must call and reserve with an Xplor!e activity agent!ZIP LINE TOURSZip line canopy tours in Costa RicaAt Sunburst Stables you will find 9 zip lines totaling 7,000 ft of cable safely run through the trees and over the water. Sunburst Zip Line Tours are fun adventure for the whole family! You will explore valleys, lakes, a cave and even splash through their water fountain. See more at Remember, you must reserve through Xplor!e, not at the stables to receive your free admission from Georgia Mountain Rentals.ALPINE HELEN MINI GOLFalpine-mini-golf1 At the Alpine Helen Mini Golf Village, you can enjoy a round of putt-putt take a picnic and enjoy the gardens. They welcome pets to join you and your family. Don't forget to visit the ice cream shop when you play putt-putt. Show your Xplor!e card and receive a 10% discount at Scoop-de-Scoop! Visit for more information. Don't forget to visit the ice cream shop when you play putt-putt. Show your Xplor!e card and receive a 10% discount at Scoop-de-Scoop!NORTH GEORGIA ZOO & FARM7333540_origThe North Georgia Zoo & Farm has over 200 animals, including alligators, zebras, kangaroos, monkeys, wildcats, wolves and more. They have the largest variety of miniature farm animals in North Georgia with a variety of rare breed beasts. Learn more about the Wildlife Walks, Reptile Adventures and Camel Encounters at GOLD & GEM MINING COMPANYgold_1At the Outpost Gold & Gem Mining Company, you can pan for gold and mine for gemstones right in Helen. Besides all sorts of gemstones including rubies, sapphires, emeralds, amethyst, topaz, you may even find concentrated gold. The staff at Outpost Gold & Gem are there to help and identify your finds. No one goes home empty handed! Read more about panning and mining at Find more treasures in their gift shop, Southwestern Outpost where Navajo art and jewelry are available for purchase. They also make cut gemstones on the premises!Once you have booked a property with us, we will send you the Xplor!e confirmation email. When we send you directions to the vacation rental property, we will send your very own Xplor!e card with your name and the dates of your stay with Georgia Mountain Rentals.We would love to hear about your adventures and fun with the Xplor!e experience. You can post a review or comment on the Georgia Mountain Rentals Facebook page, send us an email or leave your story of adventure and fun on this very blog post! 
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