- 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.
Ducktown Basin Museum provides visitors with a history of this copper mining community. The museum is located on the site of the old Burra Burra Mine, where artifacts, photos and displays paint a picture of the heritage of the area. Tours are available by appointment.
Whitewater rafting trips are offered through Carolina Outfitters. Guests can choose from guide-in-boat, guide-assisted or unguided trips along the Nantahala River for whitewater rafting all season. Previous experience is not required.
Located over 14 wooded acres, the Ocoee River Basic Canopy Tour is actually an extension of the Wildwater Ocoee Center. The attraction features three sky bridges, 9 zip line sections, and a three-level platform with long range views of the area.
Located on the Ocoee River in the Appalachian Mountains, Carolina Ocoee is a family-owned rafting company providing memorable and scenic raft tours. Tours are guided by experienced local residents with over 20 years of experience in the rafting business.
Catch Air Indoor Playground & Party is a private party facility that provides amenities such as free drinks for kids, a free pass for the birthday child, and a party coordinator. The parties last up to 2 hours long.
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14690 Hwy 19 W, Bryson City, NC 28713 MoreLess Info
Bryson City, North Carolina is home to Adventurous Fast Rivers Rafting. The company provides high-octane, adrenaline-fueled whitewater rafting trips in stable, comfortable rafts and guides trained in lifesaving techniques. These are not for the faint of heart!
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14157 US Highway 19/74 West, Bryson City, NC 28713 MoreLess Info
At Endless River Adventures in Bryson City, North Carolina, patrons get a taste of truly active tourism. Whitewater rafting and kayaking are the company's most popular services, and guided fly fishing journeys are also available. Reservations are required for most activities.