Country Inn & Suites Helen
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
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Travel Blogs from Helen
... some hiking, and lots of sleep! I drove here in a rainstorm which was the perfect entry. Again, this California girl can't get enough water from the sky. I've seen some rather large cascading falls, Minnehaha Falls I believe, but have most enjoyed hanging on the deck of the boathouse talking to ducks, swimming, and exploring the homes and boat houses of Murray Cove. I've looked at real estate fliers ...
... me something to do when I might be bored and helps me keep track of time without forever checking my watch. I haven't listened to music while hiking much in the past, but it will definitely be a staple of this hike.
The day after we took our zero in Neel Gap, we planned on doing 13 fairly easy miles to a shelter. We took an early-morning shuttle to Tesnatee Gap to start from where we had left off while slackpacking. Aside from an initial steep climb, it was a great hike ...
... a mile away I found an amazing camp site. It was a clear area on top of a ridge with a view into a valley to the west where I could see the sunset. I couldn't pass it up, and I spent a relaxing evening eating dinner and enjoying the view before bed.
I woke up to rain and a fairly unpleasant but not awful day. I had slept dry, but trying to pack everything up left a lot of my stuff damp, and the constant rain while hiking just made it worse. Hiking in the rain was fine, ...
... famed Amicalola Falls - 3rd highest in the USA and the start/end of the Appalachian Trail. And then hiked from the visitor center to the falls and back on two different trials. Maybe 3 miles or 1/1,000th of the famed Trail. Like spending 10 minutes at the Grand Canyon!
And then we discovered the boutique town of Blue Ridge where the new money from Atlanta hangs out over weekends and holidays. Great shopping and the ...
... called Mountain Crossing that sells pizza and coffee so I quickly changed my mind. I ended up staying here in the hostel, it's supposed to pour tonight so I couldn't pass up the opportunity for a dry bed. Planning on doing about 11 miles tomorrow, it's supposed to rain and snow tomorrow so we will see if I'm able to make it to Low Gap ...