Alpine Helen, North Georgia Mountains: No Passport Required

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Travel: to a place that has Old World towers, gingerbread trim, traditional German foodstuffs, and strasses and platzes spilling over with Scandinavian goods. 

See: a natural beauty perched on the Chattahoochee River in the Northeast Georgia Mountains. Alpine Helen-White County is an outdoors persons dream come true. 

Enjoy: mining for gemstones in three different locations. Tube, kayak, or canoe down the Chattahoochee River, ride horses and ATV’s in the mountains, zip line at three breathtaking locations, and mini golf with your family.  

Explore: the many waterfalls and hiking trails in the region – including Unicoi State Park’s lake trail where you can canoe, swim, geocache, and take part in daily activities. Rent or bring your own mountain bike to tackle the many adventurous trails in the area.

Tour: the Historic Hardman Farm and Smithgall Woods Conservation area, as well as several Antique shops.

Go: fly fishing on Smith Creek, Dukes Creek, or the Chattahoochee River, and golfing on a Champion par 72 mountain course

Take: the Unicoi Wine trail and enjoy seven award winning White County Wineries/Tasting rooms. Photograph Indian mounds, old mills, historical buildings and nature at its best. 

Taste: Helen offers over 25 restaurants, including cafés, bakeries and farm to table. Our many candy shops are open to tempt your taste buds. 

Stay: downtown in one of our hotels and condominiums or in the woods at one of our cabins or campgrounds. 

For these and many more options visit us at helenga.org or call 1-800-858-8027

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