- 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.
Located in Toccoa's historic downtown, Dream Givers Gallery offers crafts, art, and other gifts for visitors to purchase. The gallery regularly hosts exhibits containing art from different local craftsmen and artists.
Clayton, Georgia is home to Southeastern Expeditions, a touring company that specializes in small-group whitewater rafting expeditions. The company also operates kayak tours and overnight camping trips. Southeastern Expeditions also rents canoes and kayaks.
Beautiful Chattooga Belle Farm within the mountains by Sumter National Park is always open to the public for sight seeing, walking, disc golf, and lunch at Belle's Bistro. Farm tours and venue availability is offered, as well as renting of nearby lake houses.
A small neighborhood park covered by trees, Riverside Park features open grass areas for recreational activities. The park has children's play equipment, walking paths, a shelter with picnic tables and park benches.