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Things To Do

Whether you're looking for a romantic getaway with wine tastings and romantic dinners, an adventurous trip exploring the great outdoors, or a weekend of family fun, Helen has many activities to offer.

Wineries, Distilleries, & Breweries

North Georgia is home to many beautiful, award-winning wineries. The area is also home to a selection of distilleries, breweries, and meaderies.

Vine Leaves


While Helen is best known for Oktoberfest, there are many seasonal events throughout the year in and around Helen.

Oktoberfest Parade


There are many wonderful shops to explore in Helen and the surrounding area. Visit some old staples around since the 1800s as well as newer additions to the area.


Culture, Arts, & History

Learn about local history at the Helen Arts & Heritage Center, visit the Folk Pottery Museum, or explore the Hardman Farm State Historic Site.


Outdoor Activities

Explore the surrounding Blue Ridge Mountains on a hike, zipline through the treetops, tube down the Chattahoochee River, or enjoy a round of golf.



Helen has a variety of excellent restaurant options, from traditional Bavarian fare to classic American staples.

Beer Garden

Explore More

We've gathered some of our favorites here, but there are endless opportunities for exploration and fun. Please visit The Alpine Helen & White County Conference & Visitors Bureau and the Helen Chamber of Commerce for more in-depth and up-to-date information on events and activities in the area.

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