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Helen, Georgia is located in the North Georgia mountains, which have an antique, natural beauty of their own. In this area, you will find lots of history, orchards, humble restaurants, and even some pretty great places to get some booze. But when going into downtown Helen, guests are greeted with a German-esque themed village, where all the buildings seem to have been transported from another time and country.
Food ranges from hearty bratwurst and sauerkraut to ultra-sweet goodies like candies and piping hot funnel cakes. A river runs through downtown, and people float by in the summer on bright pink neon tubes. Oktoberfest brings multitudes of people in for the celebration, and if you listen closely, you might hear yodeling coming from a distant hill in the mountains.
Helen is truly a fun destination, and we have compiled a list of wonderful Airbnbs to accommodate you during your stay, from cozy cabins to stylish chalets.
Hidden Hollow Cabin with Hot Tub
There is a fairytale ambiance about this A-frame cottage that sits in the woods near Helen. Perhaps it’s the intricately designed windows and other detailed attributes on the exterior, or maybe it’s just the overall Bavarian theme, that fits in with the entire concept of Helen. Regardless, this is a well-rated, phenomenal place to stay, with a different feel than you might have at home. In the main living room, there is a cone fireplace, adjacent to the spiral staircase that leads upstairs. Like many of the rentals in Helen, there is a spacious deck, and hot tub to enjoy.
Cabin with Hot Tub, High Above Helen
Sit high above Helen, and admire the town‘s beautiful lights while lounging by the fire pit at night! The simplistic cabin features a lovely bedroom, which has a vibrating memory foam bed. Why did vibrating beds go out of style? There’s nothing quite like a little muscle relaxation after traversing around on foot all day. The home has an updated kitchen with glistening countertops and plenty of space to prep meals or snacks. After creating an ultimate charcuterie board, with wine pairings, enjoy a soak in the outdoor hot tub.
Cabin with Fire Pit & Hot Tub, Dog Friendly
Many custom touches reside within the super cute cabin, one of which is the front door which features woodland creatures such as bears. Overall, this front porch is a total haven, with super comfy swing chairs with extra-plush cushions. While the indoors presents nicely and features three bedrooms and lots of places to lounge, the outdoors really feature numerous spots to chill. Dine at the picnic table that is also under the covered porch, jump in the hot tub that has its own little gazebo nook with ambient café lights, or huddle around the fire pit and flip a coin for who gets to sit on the swing seat. Furry friends get to come along when staying here.
Walk to Downtown, Hot Tub - My Alpine Shack
This two-bedroom Helen cabin is a charming getaway that’s just a short walk from town. The cozy rental is set on a private road and features modern perks like a Smart TV with premium streaming channels. Step outside on the multi-level deck and enjoy the four-person hot tub, gas grill, and brand-new patio furniture, then admire the endless forest views and soothing sounds of the nearby stream.
Stylish Suite Near Downtown Helen and Wineries
If you’ve ever searched for Helen rentals on Airbnb, you’re probably aware that there are a ton of cabins. Not that this is a bad thing, but sometimes we crave that open concept, airy feel when on vacation. You’re in luck! Because this five-star rated dwelling has the freshest and bright appearance, with an open concept kitchen and living room that give off farmhouse vibes. Aside from chic touches, guests will be treated to conveniences, like having a washer and dryer. If you travel a lot, you know how valuable that is.
Recently Remodeled Creekside Cabin
Listen to the creek waters rush by, as you will almost be sitting right on the water. Of course, there is a porch to enjoy this from, and also a hot tub. Listening to the water while winding down at night in the hot tub, is extremely decompressing. Inside the home is super cheerful, with lots of light and neutral colors, while the wooden flooring adds a touch of cozy and rustic charm. Gorgeous stairs lead up to the snuggly loft. Dogs are welcome, just be sure to always check in about special requirements, fees, or rules.
Hootenanny at Horton Creek: Creekside Escape
Treat yourself to this upscale stunning home, that’s right beside a gently flowing creek in Helen. A little bridge resides outside, and arches over the water, so you can easily cross to the other side. With a modern and contemporary design, the home is brand-spanking-new, with the most light and “breath of fresh air” decor. Yet, plenty of cozy accents have been melded into the overall concept, and the back porch is the epitome of this. A bed swing sways in the corner, furniture gathers around to accommodate for wonderful conversations, and there is even an outdoor stone fireplace. That fireplace truly makes this a show-stopping Airbnb.
Stylish Gem with Three Decks, Full Kitchen & Fire Pit
Three levels of gorgeousness are stacked on top of one another in this grand home in the woods! High-end fixtures and the coziest furnishings create the desired contrast for those wanting a refined mountain getaway. In the living room, the wood-burning stove is certainly a striking feature, and it towers upward toward the roof. Multiple bedrooms are available for the family, all featuring fun and rustic bedspreads and sheets. The bathrooms are designed to wow as well. One of our favorite features of this home is that it houses an authentic wood sauna, so you will truly be able to feel pampered, without ever having to leave your rental.
Cosy Cabin Located in Downtown Helen
Imagine sitting on your private deck, while sipping on a creamy cup of hot chocolate, with extra marshmallows, then gazing down to the adorable Bavarian-themed village. Particularly beautiful when lined with Christmas lights, the downtown view of Helen is one worthy of a postcard. Not only will you have great views, but you can just walk to town, to grab some freshly made fudge, or to ride around in a horse carriage. Once you see how much traffic can flow through Helen at various times of the day, you’ll be super grateful you can just walk.
Black Bear Creek Cabin
Adorable red and green embellishments have been added to the exterior of this cabin, which gives it a very Bavarian feel. Inside, guests can expect a streamlined, clean-cut cabin, that is still just as cozy as any other woodsy abode, especially when sitting by the oversized stone fireplace. However, the porch is the most outstanding feature of the home, as a little stream runs right underneath it. Lean back and relax, while listening to the tranquil sounds of running water, and don’t forget to look up every now and again to admire the beauty.