Alpine Helen is a Bavarian village in the North Georgia mountains and is known as Georgia’s Official Outdoor Adventure Destination.
Unicoi State Park and Adventure Lodge is Georgia’s largest lodge and offers four separate lodge buildings. Each building provides a convenient hospitality room for groups. Daily programs include group team-building activities, zip lining and tree top canopy tours, archery, fire pit and s’mores-building fun, and much more.
Head to BabyLand General Hospital, home of the Cabbage Patch Kids. Free admittance. Watch a Cabbage Patch Kid birthing under the magic tree of life. Take one home to a loved one for memories that will last a lifetime.
Take a paved half-mile path up to the dual waterfall extravaganza of Anna Ruby Falls, known all over the world.
The Folk Pottery Museum of Northeast Georgia features pottery that was made by the Indigenous Cherokee Indians and handmade pottery by the first settlers after the Cherokee. At Sautee Nacoochee Cultural Center, learn the history of the beautiful Sautee and Nacoochee valleys and the first gold rush in North America, which occurred in Helen County, before the 1848 California gold rush.
Visit Nora Mill Granary, one of the oldest working grist mills in the United States. Watch it in action, shop the many items the mill offers, and take home treats for entire family to enjoy. The granary also provided power for Hardman Farm, now Georgia’s newest state historic site. Built in 1870, this Victorian beauty has been restored to its original brilliance for all to enjoy. Take a tour and learn more of the rich history of this property.
For more information, contact the Alpine Helen/White County Convention and Visitors Bureau at 706-969-8068 or visit helenga.org.
Credit: Alpine Helen/White County CVB