Kayak, canoe or raft the Chattahoochee. Tube through Helen. Start your hike of the Appalachian Trail or try some of the other trails in the area. Bring your mountain bike - there are plenty of places that offer a good ride and beautiful vistas. Try your hand at ziplining, or simply relax having an outdoor picnic.
North Georgia is full of breathtaking waterfalls that are accessible on day hikes. Follow the trails to enjoy serene beautify and babbling creeks and rivers.
Start by visiting White County's peaceful conservation areas. White County is almost 1/3 in state or federally protected lands; it is really the place to "Get Away From It All!"