Ready for the best family vacation ever? Then check out one of these family vacation rentals near Nantahala National Forest in North Carolina! Nantahala National Forest is located in western North Carolina and the perfect destination the next time you and your loved ones are in need of an adventure! Nantahala, the Cherokee word for Land of the Noonday Sun, is home to Gorges State Park and the Nantahala River Gorge. This region is home to many miles of hiking trails and many serene waterfalls great for inspiring a lifelong love of the great outdoors in your whole family! Perhaps go for a zip line over the river gorge for an absolutely exhilarating experience and even better views! The properties contained here are sure to have families returning to this beautiful region of North Carolina time after time!