9 days in Helen & Stanton Itinerary

9 days in Helen & Stanton Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States tour itinerary planner

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Helen
— 4 nights
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Stanton
— 4 nights
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Helen

— 4 nights

Georgia's Alpine Village

A taste of Bavaria right in the heart of Georgia's "Historic High Country," Helen houses just 400 residents but hosts over 200 shops that sell everything from handmade sweaters to Christmas ornaments.
Change things up with these side-trips from Helen: Brasstown Bald (in Blairsville), Cades Cove (in Great Smoky Mountains National Park) and Dry Falls (in Highlands). There's much more to do: admire the sheer force of Anna Ruby Falls, trek along Raven Cliff Falls, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and admire the majestic nature at Unicoi State Park.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Helen day trip planner.

Columbia to Helen is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Columbia in April: high temperatures in Helen hover around 67°F and lows are around 45°F. On the 6th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Stanton.

Things to do in Helen

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Stanton

— 4 nights
Stanton is a home rule-class city in and the county seat of Powell County, Kentucky, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Stanton: Claiborne Farm (in Paris), Carter Caves State Resort Park (in Olive Hill) and Ruth Hunt Candies (in Mount Sterling). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Nada Tunnel, stroll around Red River Gorge Geological Area, admire the majestic nature at Natural Bridge State Resort Park, and trek along Rock Bridge Trail #207.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Stanton trip planner.

Traveling by car from Helen to Stanton takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in April, and nighttime lows around 44°F. You will leave for home on the 10th (Sat).

Things to do in Stanton

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips