Approximately 500 people call Helen in Northeast Georgia home.
Atlanta, the state capital, is located about 75 miles (121 kilometers) to the southwest of Helen, while Knoxville is 90 miles (145 kilometers) to the north.
In the vicinity of Helen, there are many ecological parks that are well worth discovering. Those with limited time should check out Unicoi State Park or Vogel State Park, two of the most visited in the city. Also have a look around Tallulah Gorge State Park and Unicoi State Park, if you have time to spare to see more of the area’s variety of biological habitats.
Whether you’re a connoisseur or just enjoy the occasional vino, you should head to Wolf Mountain Vineyards and Crane Creek Vineyards, two of the most respected wine producers in the area. Take a walking tour through the vineyards, sample some great local wines and cheeses, then pick up a souvenir bottle or two to take home.
The main zoo in the region, Black Forest Bear Park, is a top location to take your group for an exciting morning viewing native and exotic animals. If your time is limited, pick up a park guide to locate the zoo’s many highlights.
Take a break from sightseeing in Helen at Fun World, a much-loved attraction for kids of all ages. Don't miss the chance to visit this whacky and educational attraction, offering a great day out for children and adults alike.
This city is a great winter sports destination, packed with excellent skiing opportunities. Book your ski pass and make tracks to Sky Valley Resort, the city’s best slopes.
The Chenocetah Tower is a great spot to finish your explorations into this fascinating city.