- The list below includes 82 free or cheap things to do in or near Helen, Georgia, including 76 different types of inexpensive activities like Hiking Trails, Mini Golf, Tubing and Ziplines.
- From Anna Ruby Falls to Chattahoochee River, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Helen and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Blairsville, Clarkesville, Dahlonega and Sautee Nacoochee.
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2317 Browns Bridge Road, Gainesville, GA 30504 MoreLess Info
Featuring 24 lanes and a pro shop, Gainesville Bowling Center provides open and league bowling as well as a 3500-square-foot laser tag arena. The center also offers ticket redemption games, a private party room and a snack bar.
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240 Amicalola Falls State Park Road, Dawsonville, GA 30534 MoreLess Info
Dawsonville, Georgia is home to Amicalola Falls State Park. Its vast camping facilities include tent plots, RV hookups, rental cottages, an inn, a mid-size lodge and a covered lean-to. Park access is free, but parking is $5 per vehicle.
Promoting culture, the arts, health and wellness in the community, the Parks & Recreation program offers activities for all ages. Along with several outdoor parks, the city also owns and manages an aquatics center, golf course and special events facility.
Providing a view of Amicalola falls, West Ridge Spring Trail has a flat surface coated with recycled tires. The trail is suitable for walking and provides a visitors center that includes exhibits of local wildlife and history.
Fishing, gem mining, and mini-golf are just some of the activities to be performed at the Lilly Pad Village. There are also hiking trails which lead to the top of the mountains. A gift shop is on the premises.
Three miles of trails winding along the Valley and Hiwassee Rivers make up the Murphy River Walk. The easy walk takes visitors through several different natural environments surrounding the historic town of Murphy.