Thanksgiving in Helen


Amusement Parks/Family Fun

From corn mazes to panning for gold, Northeast Georgia has a variety of activities for families to enjoy together!

Antique Malls

Discover treasures and bargains around the area in the various Antique Stores


We have put together a collection of area webcams for you all in one place! You can check the traffic downtown, see whats going on, and check the river conditions via the USGS webcam. (which can be controlled.) Pretty cool, we think

Fishing and Boating

Northeast Georgia is filled with rivers, streams and lakes of all shapes and sizes. This is where youll find everything you need to enjoy them all!


Golf is even more fun in the mountains. North Georgia courses offer enough variety of terrain and hazards to challenge any skill level - with breathtaking views.

Horseback Riding and Carriage Rides

Theres no better way to enjoy the mountain scenery or take a relaxing tour of Helen!

Local Art Exhibitions, Museums, and Workshops

Admire work created by local artists, watch a demonstration, or try your skills at creating a work of art yourself!

Mountain Biking, Hiking, Nature Fun & Education

Northeast Georgia has over 60 great hiking & mountain biking trails (easy to challenging). Also waterfalls and outdoor education camps, classes & workshops


Not just Georgias best German food - Helen has great Mexican, Italian and even Czech entrees. Everything from formal "white tablecloth" establishments to casual dining on a deck overlooking the river to hot dogs & beer!! Helen has something good to eat for everyone.

Spa & Massage

Pamper yourself!

Specialty Shops & Food Marts

Northeast Georgia has a unique variety of quaint shops. From handmade candy to glass-blowing, youll enjoy your shopping experience here!

Sunburst Stables

Check out Sunburst Stables. This business features trail riding and ziplines. Located just 10 minutes from our office. They can be contacted at 706-947-7433 or 800-806-1953.

Tubing and Waterpark

Open from Memorial Day to Labor Day, and on warm weekends in September, "tubin the Hooch" is a must! Check out the live webcam on the Chattahoochee!

Unicoi State Park

Unicoi State Park is one of the most popular parks in Georgia because of its outstanding natural beauty, its wide range of amenities, and its proximity to Helen. See the parks website for a schedule of activities:


Come taste what happens when Georgia sunshine and mountain soils meet Viognier and Merlot grapesExperience North Georgia Wine Country!