Month: October 2016

7 Reasons You’ll Love Christkindlmarkt in Helen, GA

One German Christmas tradition that has been carried out for many years is the annual Christkindlmarkt. This event brings together friends and family as they shop among various vendors for unique gifts and holiday treats. Helen, being a Bavarian-inspired town, carries on this valued custom with their own version of the Christmas market. This December […]

How to Plan a Trip on the Appalachian Trail in Georgia

The famed American hiking trail consists of over 2,000 miles, 79 of which are located in Georgia. In fact, the southernmost end of the Appalachian Trail belongs in the North Georgia Mountains, allowing many hikers to begin their journey here. Just outside our lovely Bavarian-themed town of Helen, several challenging yet exciting hiking paths travel […]