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Down-Time at your Georgia Cabin Rental

Teenage friends sit round a fire pit toasting marshmallows

Vacation getaways are inherently fun, but sometimes we try to jam too many things into our trip.  There is so much to do in our north Georgia backyard, but taking time to relax and just BE is so important.  Here are some ideas you might consider during your stay.

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The Peaceful Road Less Traveled

Georgia cabin rentals are popular getaways for leaving worry and stress behind.  It’s easy to imagine the magic of the mountains…

Go outside.  Smell the fresh air.  Listen to the leaves moving in the breeze, the stream murmuring, the birds calling.  This is north Georgia.  In these ancient mountains you can relax into your stride.  YOUR stride.  Away from the stresses and struggles of daily life, you can remember what makes you tick.  This is why the mountains are calling you.  Wake up in the mountains

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Raven Cliffs Trail Hike

Raven Cliffs Trail is located in Helen, Georgia near the Blue Ridge Mountains. The Raven Cliffs Trailhead is located off Richard B. Russell Scenic Highway. And scenic it is! Richard B. Russell winds around the mountain with several pull-offs for a fantastic vista of the mountains. The trail itself runs through a waterfall-filled valley with six major falls.

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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…)