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Helen, Georgia 706-878-2155

Top Outdoor Things to Do in Helen, gA

It's all about the great outdoors in alpine-inspired Helen. Nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts are in their element with an abundance of things to do in Helen, GA. The Riverbend Hotel and Cabins is within walking distance to downtown, where you can stroll the little village and admire its charming architecture. Catch a festival or come for Oktoberfest or the annual Hot Air Balloon Race. Grab friends and family for a day of hiking along the tree-lined trails of Chattahoochee National Forest with cascading waterfalls throughout the park. The majestic Anna Ruby Falls is an absolute must-see when you're in Helen. Tour the family-owned Habersham Winery and sample some of the best award-winning wines in the area. Take the whole family for a fun-filled tubing and splashing adventure at the water park and lazy river. Make your escape.

Chattahoochee River

Located right on the shores of the River, our property offers guests easy access for swimming, exploring, fishing, or simply unwinding with family. Enjoy a BBQ or picnic and take in the river's natural beauty.
Chattahoochee River at Georgia

Helen Tubing & Waterpark

Bring the little ones for some thrills at this spectacular water park for the whole family. Expect endless fun from tubing through small rapids to braving the winding slides, and relaxing on the lazy river. 

Downtown Helen

Walk a few steps to downtown Helen and shop for specialty gifts like wooden toys, handmade ceramics, candy, and candles. This cute village is home to a string of German-themed restaurants and the annual Hot Air Balloon Race.

Anna Ruby Falls

Lace up your hiking shoes and follow the paved path all the way to the top to the enchanting twin falls. This dog-friendly, well-preserved park offers observation decks on a few levels, benches, and ample photo opportunities. 

Habersham Winery

Visit this family-owned winery offering charming vineyards with acres of grapes, a scenic lake, and a tasting room. Sip award-winning Chardonnays, Seyval Blanc, Vidal Blanc, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Merlot.

Chattahoochee National Forest

Get in touch with mother nature with a visit to this lush national forest, also known as a "hiker's paradise". Hike up beautiful mountains and rolling hills. Enjoy epic views and follow the trails that lead to the cascading waterfalls.
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