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Helen overview

Helen is a friendly place, known for its live music, and features picturesque views of waterfalls and rivers. You'll enjoy the ample cafe and dining options, along with outdoor areas for hiking and walking. Nature lovers will find plenty of places to explore, such as Smithgall Woods State Park and Dukes Creek Falls Trail. Don't miss your chance to see attractions like Unicoi Hill Park and Charlemagne's Kingdom. Helen is a family-friendly destination whilst offering something for everyone.

Where to stay in Helen

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Helen has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Helen with Hotels.com by checking our online maps. These display the areas and neighbourhoods around all Helen hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Helen hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Helen

Fly in to Atlanta, GA (PDK-DeKalb-Peachtree), 65.4 mi (105.3 km) from central Helen. Atlanta, GA (ATL-Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 83.9 mi (135 km) away.

What to see around Helen

Fun activities include attractions such as:
  • • Smithgall Woods State Park
  • • Dukes Creek Falls Trail
  • • Yonah Mountain Trailhead
  • • High Shoals Falls Trailhead
  • • Jackrabbit Campground
Family-friendly attractions include:
  • • Helen Waterpark
  • • North Georgia Zoo
  • • Chestatee Wildlife Preserve & Zoo
  • • Hamilton Gardens
The area's local highlights include its live music scene and places like:
  • • Charlemagne's Kingdom
  • • Black Bear Dinner Theatre
  • • Folk Pottery Museum of Northeast Georgia
  • • Rosehips Folk Art Gallery
  • • Mark of the Potter
Its rivers, waterfalls and hiking trails offer a glimpse of the natural beauty. Favourite spots include:
  • • Unicoi Hill Park
  • • Unicoi State Park
  • • Raven Cliffs Falls
  • • Anna Ruby Falls
  • • White County Park
Some highlights of the area include:
  • • Helen Festhalle
  • • Alpine Helen/White County Convention and Visitors Bureau
  • • Romeo and Juliet Indian Mound Tragedy Site
  • • Dukes Creek Gold & Ruby Mines
  • • Sautee Nacoochee Vineyards

When to visit Helen

Wondering which time of year to travel or what clothes to pack? Here are seasonal trends to help you with your planning:

Seasonal temperatures
  • January-March: 18°C day, -4°C night
  • April-June: 29°C day, 3°C night
  • July-September: 29°C day, 9°C night
  • October-December: 23°C day, -4°C night
Seasonal average rainfall
  • January-March: 392 cm
  • April-June: 342 cm
  • July-September: 348 cm
  • October-December: 345 cm
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