If you want to combine romantic, thrilling and picturesque all in one trip, southwestern North Carolina is the place to go. Nestled in the majestic Smoky Mountains, this area of North Carolina boasts of 16 waterfalls located in three different national forests. Whether you are an avid hiker who likes the rugged backroads or you just want a pleasant stroll to a place of outstanding beauty and solitude, you can find what you wish right here. For the adventurous hiker we recommend 250 ft. Cullasaja Falls and triple 60 ft. Glen Falls. For family fun head to the popular Sliding Rock. Just jump in the falls and slide down the rock face until you reach the bottom. If you prefer paved trails, check out Looking Glass Falls, Indian Creek Falls, or Tom’s Branch Falls (conveniently located a quarter-mile from the Deep Creek Campground) to see nature in its glory.