In Helen GA

Helen & Back Food Tours

Helen & Back Food Tours

ABOUT
Eat. Laugh. Discover
Join us on a fun, informative, walking food tour in the quaint Alpine Village of Helen, GA. This German-themed tour will take you to 5-7 of Helens best restaurants, where you will meet new friends and enjoy samples, and get the inside scoop from a locals perspective on the origins of Georgias very own Bavarian Village. Nestled in the foothills of the Appalachian mountains, this unique town is sure to steal your heart!
OUR MISSION
To Serve Happiness! At Helen & Back Food Tours, we believe the best memories in life are created when food and people come together. Our goal is to provide a fun-filled day full of delicious food and great memories with new friends, all while learning about our charming little town of Helen.
WHAT TO EXPECT
You can expect a fun, informative 3+ hour walking food tour around downtown Helen. We will stop at 5-7 of Helens best restaurants, including popular favorites and hidden gems, tasting yummy German cuisine. You will learn about the origins of this quaint Alpine Village, and be able to ask questions about the area such as things to do, points of interest, etc. Please wear comfortable shoes and clothing appropriate for the weather. We will be inside during most tastings (some will be on decks). Tours will be held rain or shine.
FAQ
How much walking will be required? We will be walking around 1 mile total with slight inclines and stairs included. Please wear comfortable shoes.
Can I drink alcohol? Of course! Alcohol purchases can be made at restaurants we visit but please be mindful that your tour guide has to keep everyone on a schedule. We will be at most restaurants around 20 minutes
Can you accommodate my special dietary needs? We can accommodate some but not all food restrictions. Please inquire at booking with your specific requests.
Are Children allowed on tours? Children 11 and above are allowed with a paid ticket. At this time, children under 11 are not allowed.
Location: Helen, GA
Phone: (404) 663-4842
Cool River Tubing

Cool River Tubing

Open Memorial Day to Labor Day! Take a cool and relaxing scenic trip on the Chattahoochee River or enjoy one of the other activities they offer!
Location: Downtown Helen
Phone: 706-878-2665
Outpost Gold & Gem Mining Co.

Outpost Gold & Gem Mining Co.

Mine for gold and gem stones in their convenient sluices or right in the creek just like the ole’ timers did.
Location: 7901 S Main St, Helen, GA 30545
Phone: (706) 878-5065
Charlemagne`s Kingdom

Charlemagne`s Kingdom

A must-see while visiting Alpine Helen, Georgia! Explore Germany from the North Sea to the Alps - on a 50-foot 3-D Geographical Miniature Display on Germany of course! The facility is handicap accessible and pets are always welcome.
Location: 8808 North Main Street Helen, Georgia 30545
Phone: (706) 878-4004
Hiking and Waterfalls

Hiking and Waterfalls

There are several areas to hike in the Blue Ridge Mountains and Unicoi State Park features many scenic waterfall trails.
Babyland General Hospital

Babyland General Hospital

Admission is free at the Birthplace of Cabbage Patch Kids! This unique shop in Cleveland, GA features a BabyLand Tour and deliveries daily!
Location: 300 N.O.K. Drive Cleveland, Georgia 30528
Phone: 706-865-2171
Horseback Riding - Chattahoochee Stables

Horseback Riding - Chattahoochee Stables

Chattahoochee Stables is nestled in the foothills of the North Georgia Mountains covering over 150 acres in the historic Sautee Nacoochee Valley. We have been in operation as a horseback riding facility since 1987 so we have plenty of experience riding the trails.
While visiting the Helen area, Chattahoochee Stables is here to make your visit a memorable and unique experience. We want you to venture outdoors and take in all that nature has to offer while atop one of our wonderful quarter horses. The view doesn`t get much better than that.
Location: 2180 GA-17, Sautee Nacoochee, GA 30571
Phone: (706) 878-7000
Innsbruck Golf Club

Innsbruck Golf Club

Designed by Bill Watts, this championship golf course features 18 holes within the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of North Georgia.
Phone: (706) 878-2100
Bavarian Mountain Miniature Golf

Bavarian Mountain Miniature Golf

Hilltop amusement center with 2 miniature-golf courses, a video game arcade & a playground.
Location: 8065 S Main St, Helen, GA 30545
Phone: (706) 878-4653
Hofbrauhaus Restaurant & Pub

Hofbrauhaus Restaurant & Pub

Riverfront, Bavarian-style eatery offering traditional German dishes & imported beers, plus a patio.
Location: 9001 N Main St, Helen, GA 30545
Phone: (706) 878-2248
Dining and Specialty Foods

Dining and Specialty Foods

Helen has your tastes covered! Choose from American cuisine, Italian, German, Mexican, home cooking, tavern, cafe or bakery & deli.
Hofbrauhaus Restaurant & Pub - (706) 878-2248 - http://hofbrauhaushelenga.com/
Paul`s Steakhouse - (706) 878-2468 - http://paulssteakhouse.com/
Bigg Daddy`s Restaurant & Tavern - (706) 878-2739 - http://www.biggdaddys.com/
Cowboys & Angels Restaurant - (706) 878-3433 - http://cowboysangels.net/
The Troll Tavern - (706) 878-3117 - http://www.trolltavern.com/
Hofer`s Bakery and Cafe - (706) 878-8200 - http://www.hofers.com/
Museums and Galleries

Museums and Galleries

Alpine Antique Auto & Buggy Museum, Folk Pottery Museum, Live Tarantulas Gallery, Willows Pottery, Hickory Flat Pottery.