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 accommodations 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? Travelers enjoy fun activities like hiking and innertubing. Venture out of your cozy vacation 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 center:

  • 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 traveler 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 center:

  • 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 around Helen?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 783 holiday lettings near Helen. From 487 Cabins to 487 Cottages, find unique self catering accommodation 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 accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Helen:

  • Tanglewood: 18 holiday homes
  • Tarheel: 22 holiday homes
  • Screamer Mountain: 17 holiday homes
  • Cedar Cliff: 24 holiday homes
  • Nantahala Bay: 34 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals 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 accommodations near great places in Helen. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Unicoi State Park: 665 holiday lettings
  • Raven Cliffs Falls: 964 holiday lettings
  • Helen Waterpark: 942 holiday lettings
  • Helen Festhalle: 915 holiday lettings
  • Dukes Creek Falls Trail: 947 holiday lettings

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 487 Cabins in Helen. Our other popular types of Helen holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 487 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 204 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 487 self catering accommodations

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 63 holiday homes with pool available in Helen. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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