The town of Helen is situated in northeastern Georgia’s mountain region and is noted for its Bavarian architecture, vineyards, camping, lakes and many natural wonders. Outdoor adventurers will find hiking, cycling and camping at Unicoi State Park with its serene mountain lake. At the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest, hikers can take trails to see the Raven Cliff and Anna Ruby waterfalls. Fishers enjoy casting lines for trout in Dukes Creek at Smithgall Woods State Park, while history buffs enjoy visiting the Nacoochee Indian Mound and 1870 homestead at the Hardman Farm State Historic Site.

Family fun can be had at Helen Tubing & Waterpark or Cool River Tubing as travellers navigate rapids. The local wine country is on display at Habersham Winery with tastings, fine food and a gift shop. At Georgia Mountain Coaster, you can experience a thrill ride through natural mountainous terrain. For arts and culture, the Helen Arts & Heritage art gallery, studio and museum allows you to see hundreds of works in a wide range of media.

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    Helen is a Bavarian-themed town in North Georgia that offers fun shops, rides, and trails that all work to show off the area's cultural influence and natural beauty. Most buildings in the area feature a notable Bavarian alpine design, making it visually distinct from the rest of Georgia and most of the country. Within the town, you'll find artists and shops...

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