Attractions

  • Outpost Gold and Gem Panning

    Address:
    7901 S. Main St. Helen, GA 30545 .

    STRIKE IT RICH IN HELEN, GEORGIA! The Outpost Gold & Gem is a family attraction that is fun for all ages. Try your luck with our Pay Dirt Buckets, filled with either Concentrated Gold or Rare Earth Gems, such as rubies, sapphires, emeralds, amethyst, topaz, and more! All of our panning tables are covered and we are open rain or shine. Get hands on lessons from our trained and helpful staff. They are always nearby to help you identify your finds and evaluate them. After you are finished, don't forget to stop by our gift shop, Southwestern Outpost! EVERYONE TAKES HOME A TREASURE!

    Now offering Custom Handmade Jewelry, Fine Jewelry, & Jewelry Repair!

  • Charlemagne's Kingdom

    Address:
    8808 North Main Street Helen, Georgia .

    Charlemagne's Kingdom, an Alpine Model Railroad Museum in the Georgia Mountains, features HO Scale German Model Railroads, in a 50 foot exhibit that depicts the various terrain and architecture of Germany. As an example of Alpine art it is a unique combination of imagination and craftsmanship, the product of the original owners of Willi and Judi Lindhorst. Charlemagne refers principally to the German lands which were ruled by the Frankish King in the 700s. This exhibit is really a marvelous Alpine Model Railroad depicting a modern Germany from "The North sea to the Alps." RE-OPENED SUMMER 2017 - Charlemagne's Kingdom is now owned by Chad and Tyanna Jackson, who also own the Heidi Motel, Dukes Creek Mines, and the Outpost Gold and Gem.

  • Southwestern Outpost

    Address:
    7901 S. Main St. Helen, GA 30545 .

    THE NAVAJO WAYS OF LIFE MAKE FOR A UNIQUE SOUTHWESTERN CULTURE. Our gift shop offers a wide selection of Southwestern gifts & decor including authentic Native American arts and handcrafts! Whether you are admiring an authentic Navajo Horse Hair vase or trying a turquoise and sterling silver ring on for size, you will be struck by the uniqueness and history of each individually handcrafted piece. You can even pick up a bucket of our Outpost Gold or Gemstone Pay Dirt to take home or stock up on authentic gold mining supplies. EXPERIENCE THE MAGIC OF THE SOUTHWEST!

  • Dukes Creek Mines

    Address:
    6145 Helen Highway Sautee Nacooche, GA 30571 .

    Hunt for a wide variety of gemstones treasures, including rubies, sapphires, emeralds, amethyst, and more! We offer convenient panning tables so your can sit comfortably under the shade while you pan just like the ole' timers did. Our trained staff will evaluate your “finds” for cutting and setting.

  • Alpine Mini Golf

    Address:
    7914 South Main Street Helen, GA 30545 .

    Located at the south end of Helen on Main Street, you will see our beautiful 18 hole Helen Alpine Mini Golf Course. Our flower gardens are breathtaking. We're kid friendly, family friendly, and even pet friendly! Plan to spend the day ... or the week, in beautiful Alpine Helen. We have lots of places to stay, to shop, and to dine. Helen Alpine Mini Golf is perfect for family, school, and church groups, parties, family gatherings and reunions. Open Daily March to November from 10 AM til 10 PM (weather permitting) Open weekends December, January, February as weather permits. Call ahead to make sure during winter months.

  • Cool River Tubing

    Address:
    590 Edelweiss Strasse Helen, GA 30545 .

    ake an exciting tubing trip down the scenic Chattahoochee River, or play all day on our wonderful waterslide. All of our tube trips include your tube, U.S. Coast Guard approved life preserver, a shuttle service and a relaxing float through the scenic Alpine Village of Helen, GA. Our customers park at the Cool River Headquarters and are transported up river to the two different length rides. You will then float down the Chattahoochee River back to Headquarters where you are parked. The Cool River Headquarters is equipped with handicapped accessible restrooms, changing rooms, and showers. We have a gift shop with shirts, hats, water shoes and all the supplies you will need. Come and visit the #1 tubing company in Helen. Open daily Memorial Day through Labor Day, 9AM-6PM.

  • Cool River Adventures

    Address:
    112 Poplar Stump Rd. Helen, GA 30545 .

    Enjoy the thrill of ziplining with our highly trained guides. We are fully equipped with state-of-the-art gear, including our automatic braking system to provide a hands-free adventure. Experience the excitement of our aerial bridges and the beauty as you zip across the Chattahoochee River. Reservations are recommended. Course is built to ACCT standards. Weight limit-Minimum 70 pounds; maximum 250 pounds. Adults must accompany all children 12 and under. Open 7 days a week Memorial Day thru Labor Day. Seasonal hours remainder of the year. Conveniently located 1.5 miles north of Helen, GA.

  • Chattahoochee Stables

    Address:
    2180 Hwy 17 Sautee, GA 30571 .

    Located in the beautiful North Georgia Mountains, Chattahoochee Stables is here to make your visit to Helen a unique and most memorable one. Our stables offer guided trail rides with horses that are in training your round to make your riding experience one to remember. We want you and your family to come out and ride; we even accommodate the little ones (children under five) by letting them ride with an adult in your party. We have for your enjoyment: One hour guided trail rides which include a three and a half mile scenic trail ride, one and a half miles is right along the beautiful Chattahoochee River. During our summer hours of operation, we go right through the hooch to make our ride the one and only "river ride". We have no age limit, just pure good ole' fun! Hours of operation are: Winter hours from 10am-5pm, Summer hours are 10am- 7pm.

  • Unicoi State Park and Adventure Lodge

    Address:
    1788 Highway 356 Helen, GA 30545 .

    Situated on 1,063 acres between the Chattahoochee National Forest and the Alpine Village of Helen is a secluded retreat for business meetings, family gatherings or church retreats. Where hiking boots are the preferred mode of transportation, Adventure Lodges of Georgia-Unicoi State Park is the ultimate retreat for those fishing or looking for an outdoor adventure. Other adventures include: Low Ropes Course, Challenge Course, 11 Ziplines, 7 Canopy Bridges, & GPS Scavenger Hunt.

  • Helen Tubing & Helen Water Park

    Address:
    222 Edelweiss Strasse, Helen, GA 30545, USA .
  • Glass Mountain Gallery and Studio

    Address:
    257 Clayton Rd, Helen, GA 30545, USA .
  • Helen Arts & Heritage Center

    Address:
    25 Chattahoochee Strasse, Helen, GA 30545, USA .
  • Folk Pottery Museum of Northeast Georgia

    Address:
    283 GA-255, Sautee Nacoochee, GA 30571, USA .