Helen, Georgia
Surrounded by some of Georgia's most beautiful natural attractions, Alpine Helen, located in the Blue Ridge Mountains, is a unique Bavarian cultural experience. The festivities of Oktoberfest, year round outdoor sports activities, international dining and shopping have made Alpine Helen an attraction for visitors from all over the World. Click here for more information.


Sautee Nacoochee Center
The SNCA maintains Sautee Nacoochee Center, a thriving cultural and community center housed in a restored rural schoolhouse, offering a Theatre, Gallery, Art Studio, Museum, Environmental Studies Room, and Conference Facilities.

Enjoy wine tasting at one of North Georgia's many wineries featuring local flavors.

Helen Wine and Vineyards
Up for a challenge?  Surrounded by nature, enjoy  one of the
areas most unique golf courses set in the beauty of the Blue  Ridge Mountains.

Innsbruck Golf

The area has plenty of trails available for you to enjoy during your stay. Click here for a list of the nearby trails.
Trout streams are open to fishing during trout season (last Thursday in March through October 31) or are open year-round. The Wildlife Resources Division and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service stock streams with rainbow, brown and brook trout from March through mid-September.

Family Fun Activities
Fun activities for the whole family.

Helen Family Fun

Whitewater Rafting, Canoeing, Kayaking


Day Spa

Mandalla Wellness Retreat and Day Spa
Tucked away through the woods and up a hillside in the Nacoochee Valley just south of Helen, GA, you'll find a peaceful retreat for mind, body, heart and spirit.

Every year since 1970 Georgia's most famous Oktoberfest transforms tranquil Helen into the ultimate north Georgia party town. Polka with dancers in native costume, eat Bavarian food and enjoy the festival into the wee hours of the morning.



Balloon Rides
GoBallooning.Net offers private balloon rides.  Each ride takes off at sunrise and will last about one or two hours.  Flights are by reservation only so make sure you give them advanced notice.

Other Activities Include:

Horseback Riding

Unicoi State Park
Unicoi State Park

Carriage Rides