Destination guide

Travel to lively Helen

Enjoy the live music and other features of Helen. This walkable city is known for its shopping, restaurants and hiking. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in Helen

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Travellers enjoy fun activities like hiking and inner tubing. Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that Helen has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Helen Waterpark (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Smithgall Woods State Park (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Sautee Nacoochee Vineyards (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Dukes Creek Falls Trail (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Yonah Mountain Trailhead (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Serenity Cellars (5 mi / 8.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Helen

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Helen is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Unicoi Hill Park (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • Unicoi State Park (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Raven Cliffs Falls (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Anna Ruby Falls (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Anna Ruby Falls (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Vogel State Park (11.8 mi / 19 km)

Where to stay near Helen?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 784 holiday rentals near Helen. From 493 Cabins to 493 Cottages, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Helen for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Helen?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Helen:

  • Tanglewood: 18 holiday homes
  • Cedar Cliff: 24 holiday homes
  • Tarheel: 22 holiday homes
  • Screamer Mountain: 16 holiday homes
  • Nantahala Bay: 35 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Helen?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Helen. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Black Bear Dinner Theatre: 797 holiday rentals
  • Unicoi State Park: 661 holiday rentals
  • Raven Cliffs Falls: 962 holiday rentals
  • Helen Waterpark: 942 holiday rentals
  • Helen Festhalle: 911 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Helen listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Helen?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 493 Cabins in Helen. Our other popular types of Helen holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 493 holiday houses
  • Houses: 200 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 493 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Chalets and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Helen?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 65 holiday homes with pool available in Helen. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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