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Trout Fishing the Hooch

Through Helen, North Georgia’s Alpine tourist town, the Chattahoochee gets heavy doses of hatchery trout on a regular basis. Access is good through most of Helen, with anglers fishing right through downtown. The river has already reached a decent size in this area and leaves plenty of open area for casting. The river bottom drops just enough to create good holding areas for trout. Just remember that in the summer, fishing in Helen has the added sport of dodging the recreational floaters in hot pink tubes.

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Hiking Waterfalls and Seeing Rainbows near Helen, Georgia

While we have all sorts of water activities in and around Helen during the summer months, the waterfalls are accessible all year long. I recommend that our guests hike at least one trail, easy or strenuous, to one of the beautiful waterfalls in the area. Did you know we have over 100 waterfalls in the Northeast Georgia Mountains? You are so close to abundant waterfalls and rainbows at Georgia Mountain Rentals! (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…)