- 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.
Sweet Retreat is a family fun center which sets itself apart from other 'entertainment centers' by offering ice cream, frozen yogurt, and hand-made chocolate. Attractions include an arcade, mini golf, go carts, and laser tag.
Whiteside Mountain is a mountain that offers a National Recreation Trail along 700-foot cliffs. Depending on visibility, hikers can see Blue Ridge Escarpment, Chattooga River headwaters, Highlands and Cashiers, and northern South Carolina.
A family entertainment center, Stars & Strikes features traditional bowling lanes, bumper cars, a laser tag arena and arcade games. The center also offers a restaurant, a full bar, pool tables, televisions and hosting for private events and parties.
Adventure Trail Rides offer guided horseback rides through a variety of trails in the Cashes Valley which is a part of the Blue Ridge Mountain Range. Some of the rides they offer include Valley Trail, Sunset and Picnic rides, Botanical rides and more.
Located along the shores of the Little Tennessee River, Great Smokey Mountain Fish Camp and Safaris offers family-friendly fun and recreation. From April through November, visitors to the site can enjoy camping, tubing, kayaking, and fishing.
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US 64, Nantahala National Forest, Highlands, NC MoreLess Info
A $4 parking fee grants visitors admission to the Cliffside Lake Recreation Area. This popular destination is excellent for hiking, biking, grilling and fishing. Visitors who wish to fish must have a valid North Carolina fishing license.
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227 West Tennessee Ave, Blue Ridge, GA 37137 MoreLess Info
Blue Ridge Mountain Kayaking is a great excursion for both beginner and experienced kayakers. Offering a selection of tour options, the company offers safe, guided tours through the peaceful and beautiful Blue Ridge area.