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Helen, GA Attractions and Events

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Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains on the Chattahoochee River, the village of Helen is a re-creation of an alpine village complete with cobblestone alleys and old-world towers. The area is home to beautiful waterfalls, state parks, and scenic vistas that offer hundreds of opportunities to discover the natural beauty of the North Georgia mountains. No matter what kind of vacation you are looking to have during your stay at one of our cabin rentals, we guarantee that there are things to do in Helen, GA for everyone to enjoy. Whether you’re looking to explore the outdoors, enjoy an afternoon of shopping and delicious restaurants, or visit one of the many wineries, Helen, GA attractions are never ending.

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To ensure that our guests don’t miss out on all the exciting things to do in North Georgia, we have compiled a list of our favorite Helen GA attractions and activities. Find all the best things to do in Helen, GA and surrounding areas below.


Georgia Wine Tours

Come taste a perfect day in Georgia at one of the many exquisite Georgia wine tours. The North Georgia mountains provide the perfect terrain, soil, drainage, and elevation necessary for our vineyards, which allows us to offer some of the best wine tasting in Georgia. Our soil composition is very similar to the Piedmont region of Italy, which produces some of the most prestigious wines in the world. See below for a list of wine bus tours, vineyards and cellars that offer Georgia wine tours and tastings.

Waterfalls in Georgia

There are several outstanding waterfalls in Georgia and in the areas surrounding Alpine Helen GA. Georgia waterfalls offer you the perfect excuse to get out into our beautiful mountains and experience the wonders of nature. Take a look at the list below for some of the best waterfalls in Georgia.

Helen, GA Restaurants

There are many wonderful restaurants in Alpine Helen GA. From casual burgers to fine European inspired cuisine, Helen GA restaurants offer a wide variety of culinary experiences. And of course, authentic German!

North Georgia Golf Courses

Reserve a tee time and experience some of the most beautiful North Georgia golf courses during your stay at our cabin rentals. North Georgia golf courses are surrounded by the majestic beauty of mountains and terrain. Take in an invigorating 18 holes of golf on Innsbruck`s championship course, and receive an excellent golf package as a guest of Pinnacle while staying at any of our Innsbruck properties!

Specialty Shopping in Helen, GA

There are plenty of opportunities for shopping in Helen, GA. Visit one of our many specialty shops for unique finds, souvenirs, and other treasures.

Helen, Georgia Art Galleries

Visit some of the best Georgia art galleries in Helen. From pottery, jewelry, and sculptures, there is plenty to discover at the Helen, Georgia art galleries.

Hiking, Mountain Biking, Horseback Riding, Carriage Rides, Zip Line Tours

Experience the outdoors and go hiking in Georgia! Visit one of the many Georgia parks, take a horseback ride, zip line, and more all in Helen, GA!

Sautee Nacoochee

Located 5 miles southeast of Alpine Helen, Sautee Nacoochee is home to a unique collection of shops, history, art, music, theater, a coffee shop, winery, restaurants, and some of the most beautiful scenery in the country.

Unicoi State Park

Located just 5 minutes north of Helen, Unicoi State Park is one of the most popular parks in Georgia. Featuring outstanding natural beauty and a wide range of amenities including beautiful waterfalls, many miles of hiking trails, 7 miles of mountain biking trails, also fishing, swimming and boating on Unicoi Lake.

Seasonal Helen, GA Attractions

Oktoberfest, North Georgia Corn Maze, Alpenfest