Sometimes getting lost is an excellent way to discover a new place. That being said, it's always wise to learn some basic details about your destination before you head off. Read on for a few Helen tips and tricks.
To help you get your bearings, Helen sits 170 miles (274 kilometers) west of the prominent city of Charlotte.
The population of this area of Northeast Georgia is approximately 500.
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With a nice range of 16 properties available for booking on Travelocity, you can afford to be picky in Helen. But, don't forget — the sooner you lock in your accommodations, the sooner you can concentrate on planning those epic adventures.
After busy day of exploring the attractions of Helen, there's nothing more satisfying than returning to a cozy room and an inviting bed. The Heidi Motel and Country Hideaway at Mountain Lakes are some of Travelocity's most popular accommodations.
All packed and ready to go? Great — jump on the flight to Ben Epps Airport (AHN). Once you land, you'll be just 55 miles (89 kilometers) from the center of Helen.
While the popular tourist areas in Helen are great to see, why not head out for the day and experience some completely new sights with a rental car via Travelocity?
Spending time in nature has been shown to be beneficial to both your psychological and physical state of being. Spend time at Unicoi State Park and enjoy the benefits of reconnecting with the natural world. Seeking some more ideas? Time spent with nature is proven to positively affect both your physical and emotional well-being. Spend time at Smithgall Woods State Park and experience the benefits of connecting with the natural environment. And that's not all. Since the advent of civilization, people have mined the earth for its resources. Take a tour of Dukes Creek Gold & Ruby Mines and hear true stories of those who came here to chase their riches.
If you've explored the best of Helen with time to spare, don't fret! Just 17 miles (27 kilometers) away is Tiger, and you certainly won't be bored here. Begin uncovering the story of the region at the Rabun County Golf Club. If you're keen to learn more, stop by the Tiger Mountain Vineyards and Minnehaha Falls too. Hiawassee is another neighboring destination situated just 17 miles (27 kilometers) away. Make your way here for attractions like the Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds, Chatuge Lake and Rollins Planetarium.
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Located in the heart of Helen, this hotel is 0.1 mi (0.2 km) from Helen Festhalle and 1.7 mi (2.8 km) from Chattahoochee National Forest. Helen Arts & Heritage Center and Alpine Helen/White County Convention and Visitors Bureau are also within 10 minutes.
Situated in a rural location, this hotel is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Alpine Helen/White County Convention and Visitors Bureau and 2.6 mi (4.2 km) from Chattahoochee National Forest. Helen Festhalle and Helen Tubing & Helen Water Park are also within 15 minutes.
Situated in the mountains, this motel is 0.1 mi (0.2 km) from Helen Tubing & Helen Water Park and 2.4 mi (3.8 km) from Chattahoochee National Forest. Alpine Helen/White County Convention and Visitors Bureau and Nora Mill Granary are also within 15 minutes.
Situated in the mountains, this spa resort is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Gold City Corral and within 9 mi (15 km) of Amicalola Falls and Montaluce Winery & Restaurant. Atlanta Motorsports Park and Georgia Racing Hall of Fame are also within 12 mi (20 km).
Situated on a river, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Helen Festhalle and Chattahoochee National Forest. Helen Arts & Heritage Center and Unicoi Hill Park are also within 10 minutes.
Situated in Helen, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Chattahoochee National Forest and Helen Waterpark. Unicoi State Park and Anna Ruby Falls are also within 6 mi (10 km).
Situated in a rural location, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Dahlonega Gold Museum State Historic Site and The Historic Holly Theater. Consolidated Gold Mine and Crisson Gold Mine are also within 3 mi (5 km).
Located in the heart of Helen, this motel is 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from Alpine Helen/White County Convention and Visitors Bureau and 2.5 mi (4 km) from Chattahoochee National Forest. Helen Festhalle and Helen Arts & Heritage Center are also within 15 minutes.
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