If your romance is at a standstill or you're just looking to spice things up for the day, nothing says "I love you," like time spent together on a road trip. Helen is the premier place that can ignite any romantic spark with countless date ideas

In particular, Helen is abundant in adorable activities and nature that can take any day from average to super romantic and thrilling. The Bavarian mountain town is home to only a little over 500 people but so you and babe will feel like the only two in the world during your romantic escape. 

Dukes Creek Falls

Price: $4 parking fee

Address: 3000 Richard B. Russell Scenic Hwy., Helen, GA 30545

Why You Need To Go: This moderate hike through lush greenery will require you and your partner to work together (which means lots of hand-holding and hugging). The scenic waterfalls make sparks fly.


Nacoochee Adventures 

Price: Adventures from $20+

Address: 7019 S. Main St., Helen, GA 30545

Why You Need To Go: From zip lines to giant swings and aerial challenge courses you'll so be channeling The Notebook, "If you're a bird, I'm a bird." 


Lavender Lamb Farm

Price: Free!

Address: 176 Bugle Dr., Cleveland, GA 30528

Why You Need To Go: On the border of Helen and Cleveland, you can have an entire photoshoot with romantic pictures to last a lifetime (or cute selfies, we aren't judging). 


Cool River Tubing 

Price: $14 all-day tubing

Address: 590 Edelweiss St., Helen, GA 30545

Why You Need To Go: Before summer bids you farewell, you can relax with your honey during the slow ride down the river. Bring drinks for extra fun!


Habersham Winery 

Price: $7.50 per person for a tasting

Address: 7025 S. Main St., Helen, GA 30545

Why You Need To Go: It doesn't cost much to taste the finest wines in Georgia. Take a bottle for the road and continue the romancing at home. 


Unicoi State Park 

Price: $5 per car day-pass

Address: 1788 GA-356, Helen, GA 30545

Why You Need To Go: You can hit nature's playground for a day outside, and rent a room inside the park to unwind afterward.


The Heidelberg German Restaurant

Price: Food and drink from $3 to $20

Address: 8660 N. Main St., Helen, GA 30545

Why You Need To Go: By the time you get through a couple of these giant beers, you'll be reciting how much you love each other. 



If you're looking for a little more thrill and a little less mushy-gushy stuff, this self-controlled coaster is the perfect way to end your Helen trip. 

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