Local Activities

Places To Visit In Helen GA.

Helen GA is an interesting town to visit with an lovely mix of charm an a lot of fun, depending on what time of day you come and visit or what month you visit in. If you come to Helen GA during October you can enjoy and entire month of German festivities at Octoberfest which included Ooopah Band contests, German Folk dancing, costumes contest and beer tastings in the Old Festhalle. For the family, Alpine Helen GA offers an interesting tourist site to visit and shop for tourist gifts ranging from blown glass objects to German walking sticks Alpine souvenirs.

During the summer, Helen also has tubing on the river for those who would like a cool and lazy ride down the river. You can get a full afternoon’s ride during the summer.

Helen and its vacinity has some of the following activities to enjoy on your stay at Gabby’s Cabins:

Anna Ruby Falls at Unicoi State Park

Canoeing in the Lake at Unicoi State Park

Boating and Fishing on Lake Burton and its trout streams

Helen’s WaterPark

Gold and Gem Mining

Shopping and Dining in Helen

Check out Helen’s Welcome Center for a full list of fun and exciting

things to do while here in the Alpine Area



Tallulah Falls Gorge

Whether you are an outdoor enthusiast or simply looking for a beautiful place for a picnic near Helen GA, this is a necessary spot to stop. For the more extreme of us there is the option to kayak or swim in the river at the bottom of the gorge. There is an amazing view from both the middle of the suspension bridge and the overlooks scattered around the park. There is a variety of levels of difficulty depending on your choice but nothing terribly strenuous. The park is kept in great shape year round with a variety of activities offered throughout the year such as night hikes or late night canoeing on Tallulah Lake.

Cabbage Patch Kids

Babyland General Hospital

This is a great place to visit if you have little girls — and even little boys are astounded by this attraction — or if the weather is not very supportive of hiking. The Cabbage Patch Hospital is located in Cleveland, Georgia and offers the opportunity to look around and to even name a Cabbage Patch doll. You do not actually have to purchase a Cabbage Patch doll in order to name it.