Grandfather Mountain is known to many as an iconic peak in North Carolina. Part of the state park – offering awe-inspiring scenery and ecological diversity – hikers come for the long network of alpine trails. Book a stay nearby on Culture Trip.
Included in Grandfather Mountain State Park is the ‘Forrest Gump Curve’ – named after the scene where Tom Hanks’ character runs in the film. Whether you’re an avid hiker or are simply looking to soak up some nature, enjoy our favorite picks of these stunningly scenic places to stay near Grandfather Mountain State Park – that you certainly won’t be running from.