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Helen - White County Convention and Visitors Bureau

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Great place to stop by when you get to Helen

The folks inside here are very nice and helpful. They have all the brochures of everything going on... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2018
Gainesville, Georgia
A reluctant tourist town

Do some research about this area, read reviews, and be sure you know what you want to do here... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Eileen S
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726 Brucken Strasse, Helen, GA 30545-3611
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Do some research about this area, read reviews, and be sure you know what you want to do here before you decide to go. If you decide to come to Helen, be sure to stop at the visitor's center first. The ladies in there are...More

Thank Eileen S
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Drive to Helen intending to spend the day looking around. 1st impression was that it's a gotcha town... Tourist trap... Town area is about a mile long, No parking along Main Street, Everywhere else is $5 to park... Very crowded, Stores remind me of Cherokee--...More

Thank Terry B
Reviewed 11 August 2018

We were excited to visit the area, but were so turned off by the ultra-touristy town and run down state park we were staying at that we had to change our plans and leave early. The town is clearly overwhelmed as there are Help Wanted...More

Thank Jeff T
Reviewed 29 July 2018

Helen is a cute town but it is crazy crowded during the summer. Parking is fairly easy to find in the lots behind main street but expect to pay $5. The shops are all pretty touristy (think small trinkets). There is a nice selection of...More

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 10 July 2018

There is so much to do in and around Helen the whole family will be easily entertained. You can go tubing on the Chattahoochie, play miniature golf eat at wide variety of restaurants and shop 'til you drop !

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Reviewed 11 June 2018

Not only is the visitor's center great, but the whole downtown area is fabulous. It's all in a bavarian design and such a cute and pleasurable place to stroll. The Chattahoochie River passes through town. Watch the tubers; eat a funnel cake; grab some fudge;...More

Thank paju1452
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

I highly recommend stopping by the Welcome Center first thing. The ladies there are very helpful; gave us detailed maps and suggestions of where to go. Not only in downtown Helen but attractions outside but near Helen. We actually enjoyed the places we visited outside...More

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Reviewed 23 April 2018

The carridge ride is one of the most tipycal thing to do, in winter time they are only available on weekends, we paid $30 for three persons and it took about 25 minutes total, at the end they handle you a carrot to feed the...More

Thank catedratico02
Reviewed 15 February 2018

The folks inside here are very nice and helpful. They have all the brochures of everything going on in Helen and around the area. They can help guide you and get you situated quickly.

Thank ken711
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

My wife and I visited Helen for an early Valentine's getaway. Upon our arrival, approximately 10:30 am, the town was quiet and there was no one around. All the shops were closed and there was no where open to eat. We walked around the town...More

Thank eric c
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15 November 2016|
Response from 725michealb | Reviewed this property |
tough question , I live 70 mins from Helen and the smoke is pretty bad here