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Traditional German sights and sounds are in abundance in beautiful Helen, GA. Helen features two distinct reasons for visiting: pristine backwoods and outdoor adventures, as well as a downtown that will make you think you took a wrong turn and ended up in Bavaria. The hillsides of Georgia are so far from traditional "Georgia" you'd be amazed. With hiking, fishing, canoeing and more centered around the Blue Ridge Mountains and Chattahoochee River. The town is so family-friendly and hospitable that its official website offers a travel guide that teaches visitors how to arrive in town with little fuss. In fact, you'll find most business owners, residents, and vacation rental operators extremely down-to-earth and welcoming here. Cabin rentals in Helen ensure that visitors can rent accommodating properties that make their vacations authentic and memorable.
Things to do
With so many ways to experience the town, families can find universally appealing activities in Helen, GA. Tubing is a cherished pastime in Helen, GA. Visit Helen Tubing and Waterpark for exciting fun for the whole family. Find new ways to enjoy the Chattahoochee River with a string of inner tubes. Take advantage of seasonal attractions, like the 25-foot-tall rock wall that will show your family new heights of fun. Whiz across and above beautiful scenery using zip lines and gain a new perspective of Helen, GA. Rentals of sporting equipment are available to make your adventures safe bets for fun. Make a trip in late May to experience the opening of the park for the new summer season. Combine admission for both the tubing site and the waterpark for a great way to save money. Adventure awaits!
Children will delight in visiting the Babyland General Hospital, where they can witness the “birth” of Cabbage Patch Kids. Take in bucolic scenes with balloon rides over Helen. While in town shopping and enjoying restaurants, consider using horse carriages as your main means of transportation. The slow and steady pace of the carriage will allow you and your family ample opportunity to take in all of Helen, GA. Chattahoochee Stables, for example, provides families with a way to ride horses through the countryside throughout the year. Check them out online for more information and a way to make reservations.
ClimateHelen has a comfortable climate throughout the year with highs in the low 50s during the winter months and topping out in the mid-80s in the summer. The mild weather makes any time of year worthwile for a visit to the area - with outdoors activities being most enjoyable in the late spring or early fall. Pack a swimsuit for the river, and your fly fishing gear as well. In the winter, get ready for a light snowfall blanketing the mountain sides and the picturesque downtown area.
Helen, GA, is the proud host of the longest Oktoberfest held in the Southern states, a festival that offers many amusements for kids. From September to October, German heritage is celebrated in and around the town. The town is also known for showcasing the Bavarian Nights of Summer as a complement to July Fourth celebrations. In November they hold the Annual Lighting of the Village which is a sight to behold as hundreds of thousands of twinkling holiday lights are illuminated in downtown Helen, resembling a German Christmas market. There is carol singing and Santa and Mrs. Clause are special guests.
ShoppingFor literally everything you'd need on location in Helen, visit Betty's Country Store - groceries, candies, souvenirs and more can be found at Betty's. For the ladies, check out the Village Peddler's Womens' Boutique and Cabin Decor for all the trending looks as well as interior design upgrades you need. Pebblu's Gold claims to have 'treasures from all over the world', and it does, but you'll also find extremely friendly service there with an upbeat atmosphere of music playing throughout the day. The Nora Mill Granary will help you feel truly in touch with "the old ways" as they actually mill their own biscuit mix, grits, breading, and more. Buy a homemade candle or jam if you'd like too. They have the mill going on occasion and you can head out to the back deck and feed the huge trout in the river. Lastly, at Duke's Creek Gold & Ruby Mine you can pan for gems like settlers in the old west used to do. Buy a bucket for the family and we know you'll have a fun day panning.
FoodFor the best cup of coffee in the Helen go to Higher Ground Coffee, you can also grab a muffin or other snack for the long trail ahead. If you're in the mood for Thai, visit Spice 55 which has delicious sushi rolls and other traditional Thai dishes. For those with a sweet tooth, the Hansel and Gretel Candy Kitchen will blow you away, and that's just with the smell wafting at you as soon as you walk in. Fudge, caramel apples, peanut butter turtles and many more classics await you at this quaint local shoppe.
Come get a taste of Germany right here in the USA in Helen, GA. Great cabin rentals for your trip to Helen are just a click away on VacationHomeRentals.com. By booking a cabin or a traditional vacation rental you'll have more space, more privacy, and more amenities than you would at a B&B or a hotel. Often times, coming with a family or a large group is much cheaper when you stay in a rental vs a hotel.
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