101 Edelweiss Strasse
Helen, GA 30545
Phone: (706) 878-8000
Fax: (706) 878-1231
101 Edelweiss Strasse, Helen, GA, US, 30545
- Phone: (706) 878-8000
- Fax: (706) 878-1231
Situated along the Chattahoochee River, this authentic and fully operational mill is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It produces a variety of corn and wheat based products such as grits, corn meal, and flour, as well as biscuit, pancake, and waffle mixes, using the original French burr stones that are water powered by the Chattahoochee River or the more modern "Meal Master" stone grinding system located on second floor.
Fun for the whole family, this park features go-carts, the largest bumper boat pool in Georgia, such nostalgic rides as the tilt-a-whirl and a large ferris wheel, batting cages, an arcade, 18-hole miniature golf course, and remote controlled boats.
This tucked-away adventure can lend excitement to a drive outside of the metro Atlanta area. The oldest vineyard in Georgia, it has recently moved to a new location in the Nacoochee Village. Habersham produces more than 10,000 bottles annually under several labels, including Habersham Estates and Creekstone. There is no need to worry about choosing the wrong one: there are wine tastings, so you can pick your favorite right on the spot, whether it's a Cabernet, Chardonnay or Reisling. While visiting, be sure to check out some of the nearby shops and services. There is also a gristmill still in operation, along with whitewater paddling and horseback riding.
Open daily, weather permitting, March through November from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. and on weekends December through February, this 18-hole miniature golf course is located at the south end of Helen. The whole family can also enjoy ice cream at Scoop De Scoop Ice Cream Parlor.
When one enters Helen in White County, Georgia, one feels transported thousands of miles to the beautiful towns of the Bavarian region, because the plan of the city and the architecture are quite similar to those of Bavaria. This was done by the city planners in order to revive the city’s economy, which was on a downward slope. Today, Helen has become a favorite tourist destination in the state, welcoming hordes of visitors all year round. To keep the tourism industry booming, the city also organizes various events, among which the Oktoberfest and the hot-air balloon race are quite popular.
The largest model railroad in Georgia, this scaled miniature Alpine model landscape and railroad layout features over 400 feet of railroad track, electric trains, hot air balloons, a three ring circus, 22 foot tall mountains, lakes, rivers, and villages populated with replicas of buildings that can be found in Germany which are complete with over 5,000 hand painted figures. The on site gift shop offers variety of gifts, including Thomas and Friends, John Deere, and electric train sets.
Enjoy seven-minute indoor karting sessions using high performance state-of-the-art karts at Alpine Extreme Speed. Visitors can also enjoy an arcade center with 10 games and pool tables.
Open Memorial Day through Labor Day daily from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., weather permitting, Helen Tubing and Helen Water Park offers two-hour tubing trips on the Chattahoochee River, four large waterslides, and a 1000' lazy river.
The 1,050-acre Unicoi State Park features a 53-acre lake, 82 tent, trailer and RV campsites, 12 miles of nature and hiking trails, 100-room lodge and conference center, 30 cottages, six picnic shelters, eight miles of mountain biking trails, four tennis courts, a restaurant, and more.
Visitors can pan for gold and screen for such gems as rubies, sapphires and emeralds at this mine that was the site of the first major discovery of gold in the United States. Before you leave, be sure to stop by the one-of-a-king gift shop that features Indian pottery, sterling silver jewelry, artifacts, gems, prehistoric fossils, and more.
They invite you to taste their fine Georgia wines and enjoy the beautiful location.
Bringing animals and people together. Visit with over 400 animals. Pet, feed and learn about a huge variety of rare and miniature breeds of livestock. Take a guided Wildlife Walk and learn more about and interact with animals from alligators, lemur, monkeys, zebras and more. Other options include camel encounters, pony rides, family activities and festivals throughout the year. Unique guided zoological tours.