Things to do in Helen, Georgia

helen, georgia

Helen, Georgia is a neat little Bavarian Town that has positioned itself as a destination for tourists. Helen is only an hour and a half from the heart of Atlanta which makes for a perfect road trip from the city.

If you’re coming from the east, Greenville, SC is only an hour and 45 minutes away from Helen. If you’re wanting to visit from the south, Athens is less than 1 and a half hours away.

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This makes Helen, Ga the perfect day trip for those wanting to visit a really unique German-themed town.

Helen, Georgia is Georgia’s 3rd most visited city despite the fact that its population only has 430 residents in its 2.1 square miles. 

Things to do in Helen, GA

 

Tubing

If it’s warm outside you may want to go tubing, typically between May and September. Check out Helen Tubing & Waterpark and Cool River Tubing, which drop you off and pick you up.

Waterfall

Who doesn’t love waterfalls?  You’ll want to hike Anna Ruby Falls.

Car Museum

For automotive enthusiasts, Miles Through Time Automotive Museum is a must.  The museum is located inside of the Old Clarkesville Mill, only 15 miles from the heart of Helen, GA. The mill is also home to northeast Georgia’s largest Antique Mall.

Ziplining

Looking for some adventure? Check out Nacoochee Adventures, where you can zipline, bike, swing on the giant swing, or challenge yourself on the course.

Places to stay

There are all kinds of places to stay in and around Helen, from normal hotels and motels to Airbnb. The Valhalla Resort Hotel is Helen’s most luxurious stay with a rooftop bar, in-house spa, golf facilities, and world-class dining.

Shopping and Restaurants

Find yourself a place to park and just walk. There are all kinds of restaurants and shops to visit.

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Things to do in Helen, Georgia

Helen, Georgia is a neat little Bavarian Town that has positioned itself as a destination for tourists and only 15 miles from a car museum.

Donate To Automotive Museum

You can donate to the Miles Through Time Automotive Museum which is a nonprofit co-op style automotive museum located outside of the Atlanta.

Gary Russeth’s Wood Cars

Some of Gary Russeth’s wood cars are on display at Miles Through Time Automotive Museum in Clarkesville, GA.

Tesla Guinness World Record

Things are moving along and we are on course to break the Guinness World Record for the Longest Tesla Parade in partnership with Miles Through Time Automotive Museum and Tesla Owners Atlanta. Register below so we can start getting an idea of how many Tesla's to expect...

Automotive Museum Moved To Clarkesville

Did you know there is an automotive museum in northeast Georgia? Founder, Sean Mathis explains how the museum was started and why it moved locations. Miles Through Time Automotive Museum is now located inside of the Old Clarkesville Mill.

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