Nestled in the valleys and mountains of southwestern North Carolina, Nantahala National Forest covers over half a million acres and is the largest forest in the Old North State. 600-plus miles of trails wind through countless scenic waterfalls, towering trees, and gorgeous wildflowers, making Nantahala a fantastic destination for a romantic hiking getaway. Couples looking to go on idyllic walks will be spoiled for choice. Nantahala River Gorge, Panthertown Valley, or the Appalachian Trail are only some of the many paths to be explored here. For extraordinary panoramic views of the forest, outdoor enthusiasts should not miss the hike to the top of Whiteside Mountain. In the evening, retreat back to your cozy accommodation and enjoy the company of your loved one in a romantic setting. Check out these fabulous rentals now and make your time in Nantahala National Forest extra special!