- 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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Highlands, NC MoreLess Info
Up to 40 researchers can live and work at the research station that is part of the Highlands Biological Station, Nature Center and Botanical gardens. Meanwhile, in another part of the facility, school programs and summer camps teach children about the biodiversity of the Southern Appalachian region.
95% 21 votes
2504 Highlands Road, Franklin, NC MoreLess Info
Turning Stones Fly Fishing, LLC Day Tours is a full-service fly fishing tour company that takes visitors on expeditions in the mountains of western North Carolina. The company offers float trips and wade trips, all led by experienced guides.
Blue Ridge Ghost Tour is a tour company that offers a variety of scary stories that include folklore, legend, paranormal activity, and ghosts. One story that is told on the tours is called The Legend of the Bald Mountains'.
The Dobbs Creek Recreation Center is an indoor recreational facility that features a basketball court, a karate batons program, and a gymnastics program. The facility also holds competitive gymnastics competitions.
100% 2 votes
Lake Lanier Islands, 7000 Holiday Road, Buford, GA 30518 MoreLess Info
Featuring stand up paddleboard rentals, Energy Watersports provides equipment to take out on the waters surrounding Lake Lanier Islands. Visitors can explore the sandy beaches of Sunset Cove by paddleboard.
Featuring 24 AMF lanes, Franklin Lanes provides both open and league bowling with automatic scoring and a pro shop. The center offers a tiki bar with drinks, karaoke and flat-screen televisions along with a skating rink.
The Stables At Lake Lanier Islands Resort offers hourly trail rides on scenic shoreline trails, pony rides for younger children, riding lessons, and equestrian summer camps for ages 7-14 year olds. A Ride and Romance package is also available.
97% 297 votes
177 Deal Hollow Road, Copperhill, TN 37317 MoreLess Info
Year round horseback riding is offered through the Blanche Manor Horseback Riding. Novice and advanced riders are able to enjoy themselves with specially chosen horses that suit their skill level.