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With its Bavarian charm and emphasis on outdoor recreation, Helen should be considered by all travelers looking to vacation in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Georgia. The area has many parks and trails to explore and with the variety of pet-friendly vacation rentals in Helen to choose from on FlipKey.com, it’s only natural that you bring your pets along, too. Choosing a place that allows your dogs and cats to stay will save you money on the cost of kennels and pet sitters while keeping the family together during your travels.
Located in the mountains just minutes from downtown Helen, Unicoi State Park is a beloved place to spend time outdoors in Georgia. There are miles of scenic mountain trails for hikers and mountain bikers, fishing docks, and a calm mountain lake invites swimmers in need of a refreshing dip. Pack a picnic to enjoy at one of the dog-friendly dining spots here - just make sure to keep your dogs on a leash. For a quicker walk, let your dog tag along on a trip to Anna Ruby Falls. The path here is paved and boasts rewarding views of the beautiful falls in the Chattahoochee National Forest. Charlemagne Kingdom is another great place to bring your pets in Helen. This Alpine Model Railroad Museum features model trains, 3-D displays, and more.
If you plan to explore the Bavarian-style bars and beautiful wineries in Helen sans pets in the afternoon, show your dog some extra love in the morning with a trip to Helen’s Country Cafe. They are open for breakfast and lunch daily and allow leashed dogs in the outdoor dining area. In the evening grill freshly caught fish from the previous day’s fishing excursion at home in your Helen cabin rental, and spend the waning hours of sunlight relaxing outdoors with your dog.
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Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains along the Chattahoochee River, Helen is the perfect mountain escape. All of Georgia's natural beauty becomes your backyard while staying in your very own vacation rental home. Shielded by the pines in your mountain cabin, be the first to see the sun hit the green Georgia hills with your morning coffee in hand. Spend your days fishing, tubing, golfing and swimming in any of Helen's mountain lakes, then retreat home at night and grill the days catch outdoors with friends and family.
Helen is home to a number of stunning natural State Parks, with great paved bicycle routes, golf courses, tennis courts, fishing and boating opportunities, and bird watching trails.
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Whether you decide to spend your days hiking, skiing or horseback riding in Helen, you will find plenty of exciting things to do here. Your whole family will make lasting memories as you explore the lakes and mountains in Georgia. There are also plenty of beautiful and luxurious vacation rental opportunities to investigate as you plan your trip. In addition to Helen, Georgia's campgrounds, consider a secluded lakeside cabin, a romantic cottage, or an elegant downtown condo close to the shopping and nightlife. While you're here, you may want to plan a side trip to the quaint towns of Blairsville and Tallulah Falls.