Helen, Ga.


Dan Jackson photo

We sit by the Chattahoochee River and take in the scene. After the Chattahoochee is done meandering through Georgia, it is a slow southern river, broad, but here, it is nimble, bright and clear. Read more

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12 Days of Christmas

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Partridges and pear trees need not apply: These 12 holiday destinations around Southern Appalachia offer mountain merry-makers a bit of everything—from homespun traditions to festive glamour and glitz. Read more

Helen, Georgia

Alpine Helen/White County Convention & Visitor’s Bureau photos

Back in the early 1800s, gold was discovered in the hills of North Georgia, attracting miners and fortune-seekers to the area that was once the ancient homeland of the Cherokee. Read more