A small German town in the foothills of the Appalachian mountains with a population around 1000 people. It is estimated that over 1.5 million people visited Helen in 2011. The majority of tourists are either Indian or from Florida. Helen is known for having Americas longest lasting Oktoberfest. The town is made up of small shops that all sell the same thing (T-shirts or Knives) and usually go out of business before you are able to go see them. In summertime, after spending 3 hours in traffic and you can find the city is full of tourists looking to float down a river in a pink or green tubes. 90% of all tubers have never been in a tube and cannot handle the level .5 rapids found on the Upper Chattahoochee river. In wintertime, the city is considered a ghost town due to the fact that it is too cold for the people from Florida and India.
"Hey guys you won't believe how many Indians I saw today in Helen, ga
. I was overwhelmed."
"I can't believe I survived those intense rapids today."
"I don't know why all of the stores sell the same items? They are all cheaply made."
Do you want to go to Helen, ga
for Christmas break honey?
No way, it's 50 degrees up there.