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Around Helen

Things To Do Around Helen

Helen Area Map


  • 1… Anna-Ruby Falls
  • 2… Appalachian Trail
  • 3… Babyland General Hospital
  • 4… Chattahoochee National Forest
  • 5… Chickamauga Creek Covered Bridge
  • 6… Cleveland\White County Courthouse Museum
  • 7… Crescent Hill Church
  • 8… Dukes Creek Conservation Area
  • 9… Dukes Creek Falls
  • 10… Gourdcraft Originals
  • 11… Martin House/Martin Mine
  • 12… Mt. Yonah
  • 13… Nacoochee Mound
  • 14… Nacoochee-Sautee Community Assn. Museum
  • 15… Neels Gap
  • 16… Nichols-Hardman House
  • 17… Nora Mills
  • 18… Old Sautee Store
  • 19… Raven Cliffs
  • 20… Richard Russell Scenic Highway
  • 21… Robertstown
  • 22… Unicoi Gap
  • 23… Unicoi State Park

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Remember to  visit some of our friends in and around Helen.

InnsBruck Golf

innsbruck golf course


Habersham Vineyards and Winery

Habersham Vineyards and Winery Located one half mile south of Alpine Helen in Nacoochee Village, the winery is open daily for complimentary tastings and self guided tours. In addition to a large selection of Georgia grown and produced wines, the tasting room also features a gift shop with gourmet foods and wine specialty gift items.

Sautee Nacoochee Vineyards

Sautee Nacoochee Vineyards We’ve got a little secret to share. Sautee Nacoochee Vineyards, North Georgia Wine Country’s newest vineyard and winery has opened a tasting room at Nacoochee Crossing in Sautee. We invite you to come and try our 100% Georgia wines, stay a spell, and enjoy our beautiful valley. Remember, it’s a secret, so only tell your best friends, the ones who appreciate good wine and good company.


Yonah Mountain Vineyard

Yonah Mountain VineyardsYonah Mountain Vineyards is North Georgia’s premiere destination for award-winning wines. Complete with an artfully decorated Tasting Room and Georgia’s only wine cave, Yonah Mountain Vineyards also hosts family events that are great fun for all ages. Experience the very best of Georgia wine.
Betty's Country Store

Betty’s Country Store in HelenIn 1973, Betty Fain decided to rent a local establishment known as Bennett’s Grocery, and try to make a success of the business. And successful she was. For over 30 years people have been enjoying the labors of Betty and her family at the corner of Main and Yonah Streets in Helen, Georgia.



Cool Water Tubing Come on down to Cool River Tubing Company, located at the Gateway to the Mountains and the heart of Alpine Helen Georgia We are just about an hour north of Atlanta, GA. Here you can enjoy a fun-filled 1 hour or 2 hour tube adventure down the Chattahoochee River in the North Georgia Mountains. Floating down the river is a great way to reduce stress and enjoy the peace and serenity of the north Georgia mountains in beautiful Alpine Helen.



Hansel and Gretel Candy Kitchen

Whether you are looking for such Southern traditions as peanut brittle, divinity, fudge or pralines, there is simply no one who does it better.
Hansel & Gretel also specializes in a vast assortment of chocolate molded novelties and chocolate suckers, and offers a wide selection of chocolate gift boxes and other assortments.

Hofer’s Bakery was started by Horst & Gerda Hofer who came from Schwabach Germany to the U.S. in the late 1950’s. After starting a chain of bakeries in Atlanta called Chateau Pastry Shoppe and a wholesale operation called European Bakeries Ltd., both operations for another company, the Hofer’s decided to open their own Bakery in 1973. 18 years later, after having become one of the most recognized and award winning retail bakeries in the U.S., the Hofer’s decided to build a second location. One couldn’t have dreamed of a more unique location for a German bakery than in Helen Georgia.


The Music BoxEveryone loves music boxes, and we have a wide selection of different musical gifts, sentiments and gift items.  Heirloom sentimental collections include pieces created by popular artists such as Thomas Kinkade and Lena Liu as well as imported music boxes from around the world.  Our shop also features some of the most popular collectible gift lines from Harry Potter, Peanuts, Betty Boop, Elvis, I Love Lucy, Garfield, Fairies, The Phantom of the Opera, Gone with the Wind, Disney, Thomas Kinkade and The Wizard of OZ, among others


The Old Bavaria Inn Restaurant and Lounge

Old Bavarian Inn Restaurant

8619 N. Main St
Helen, GA 30545
Phone: (706) 878-3729

Great Food and Their Bier ist sehr gut.





Stone Creek Cabin FurnitureWe provide rustic log cabin furniture and accessories to cabin and home owners in the greater north Georgia area.I challenge you to compare prices, and if we are higher we will give an additional 10% OFF. Our website is constantly adding new products, but feel free to browse and give us a call if you have any questions. Most Items are in stock and can be shipped within 3-5 days. If not, Please allow 3-6 weeks for delivery depending on the product.