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Helen overview

Helen is a friendly locale known for its live music, and surrounded by picturesque views of waterfalls and rivers. You'll enjoy the ample café and dining options, along with outdoor areas for hiking and walking. Nature lovers will find plenty of places to explore such as Smithgall Woods State Park and Dukes Creek Falls Trail. Don't miss your chance to see attractions like Unicoi Hill Park and Charlemagne's Kingdom. Helen is a family-friendly destination while offering something for everyone.

Where to stay in Helen

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Helen has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Helen with by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Helen hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Helen hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Helen

Fly in to Atlanta, GA (PDK-DeKalb-Peachtree), 65.4 mi (105.3 km) from downtown Helen. Atlanta, GA (ATL-Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 83.9 mi (135 km) away.

What to see around Helen

Fun activities include attractions such as:
  • • Smithgall Woods State Park
  • • Dukes Creek Falls Trail
  • • Yonah Mountain Trailhead
  • • High Shoals Falls Trailhead
  • • Jackrabbit Campground
Family-friendly attractions include:
  • • Helen Waterpark
  • • North Georgia Zoo
  • • Chestatee Wildlife Preserve & Zoo
  • • Hamilton Gardens
The area's local highlights include its live music scene and places like:
  • • Charlemagne's Kingdom
  • • Folk Pottery Museum of Northeast Georgia
  • • Reece Farm and Heritage Center
  • • Misty Mountain Model Railroad and Museum
  • • Rollins Planetarium
Its riverfront, waterfalls, and hiking trails offer a glimpse of the natural beauty and favorite spots include:
  • • Unicoi Hill Park
  • • Unicoi State Park
  • • Raven Cliffs Falls
  • • Anna Ruby Falls
  • • Helton Creek Falls
Some highlights of the area include:
  • • Helen Festhalle
  • • Alpine Helen/White County Convention and Visitors Bureau
  • • Romeo and Juliet Indian Mound Tragedy Site
  • • Dukes Creek Gold & Ruby Mines
  • • Sautee Nacoochee Vineyards

When to visit Helen

Wondering what time of year to travel, or what clothes to pack? Here are seasonal norms to help you with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 64°F day, 24°F night
  • April-June: 84°F day, 37°F night
  • July-September: 85°F day, 49°F night
  • October-December: 74°F day, 25°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 15.43 inches
  • April-June: 13.46 inches
  • July-September: 13.70 inches
  • October-December: 13.58 inches