- TripBuzz found 79 things to do with kids in or near Helen, Georgia, including 61 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Blairsville, Clarkesville, Dahlonega and Cleveland.
- From Alpine Mini Golf to Cool River Tubing, the Helen area offers 80 different types of family activities, including: Hiking Trails, Mini Golf, Water Parks and Tubing.
- The small town of Helen, located in Georgia's White County has a modest population of just over 400 residents. The former logging town resembles a charming alpine village and offers dining and shopping to those who live within and visit Helen. The area is also home to museums and annual Alpine festivals.
Located in the Chattahoochee National Forest, Yonah Mountain Hiking Trail, is one of the best free hikes in the Southeast. This five mile round trip takes hikers through incredibly lush forests to rock outcroppings for stunning views.
Charlemagne's Kingdom is an Alpine Model Railway Museum which features a 50 foot exhibit of HO scale German Model Railroad complete with the intricate details of German architecture and terrain in its multi-featured landscape.
Fishing is one of the most popular activities at the Smithgall Woods Conservation Area. This popularity is due to Dukes Creek which is one of the premier trout fishing spots in northern Georgia that allows for catch and releasing fishing.
Romeo and Juliet Indian Mound Tragedy Site is an Indian burial mound. It is named after the fictional characters Rome and Juliet as apparently a man and a lady who were from different tribes but were in a relationship are buried here.
Chattahoochee Stables offer guided horseback rides through the scenic mountain and valley landscape around Chattahoochee River. During summers, there is an additional feature of river rides where horses are taken through the river to the other side.