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Christmas in the Mountains

The December Calendar is filled with holiday activities in the mountains. Living and working around the corner from Helen, I just have to take an occasional drive through town to see the lights, people, and excitement. We hope you take time to visit the area and to celebrate Christmas by attending one or more of the special events, festivals, and parades scheduled this month. Welcome to a Christmas in the Mountains with Georgia Mountain Rentals! (more…)

A Sunday Drive Through Helen

After a lovely Sunday in the Georgia Mountain Rentals office, I decided to drive through Helen. This was the busiest weekend of Oktoberfest, the third weekend of festivities. Georgia Mountain Rentals was booked solid! (more…)

Alpine Helen 2017 Oktoberfest

Looking for Oompah Central in the Northeast Georgia Mountains? That would be the Helen Festhalle on Edelweiss Strasse. While Oktoberfest in these parts kicks off early September with a parade and weekend festivities, the month of October is filled with daily entertainment of music, dance, food and drink. Helen has been noted for the longest-running Oktoberfest celebration in the United States, making 2017 the 47th Annual event. (more…)

Frog Eats Moon during Total Solar Eclipse

How many remember the last time you were able to witness the Total Solar Eclipse? One thing is for sure, if you saw the last Total Solar Eclipse in Georgia, you were 47 years younger than you are today! The last Total Solar Eclipse to pass through our state was on March 7, 1970. The next big evening is just weeks away! We are busy here at Georgia Mountain Rentals, planning and organizing our Valley Viewing of the Total Solar Eclipse passing through the Northeastern corner of Georgia, including Helen and Sautee Nacoochee on Monday, August 21, 2017. (more…)

Eerie Silence & Darkness expected in Northeast Georgia

Guests will be traveling to the Northeast Georgia Mountains from all over the globe for the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse. This is The Astronomical Event you don’t want to miss! Astronomers and Skywatchers are excited to participate in what North America hasn’t experienced in almost 40 years. In fact, some have been looking forward to this event for more than a decade. Join the Eclipse Chasers when the first Total Solar Eclipse occurs in Helen and Sautee, Georgia. (more…)