Topton in North Carolina is a small community in Cherokee County. It's best known as a base for those looking to explore the stunning Nantahala National Park. It's also home to lakes, wineries, and mines.
The nearby Nantahala National Park is a beautiful forest home to hiking trails, picnic areas, and stunning mountain scenery.
For a further nature fix, visit the Waterrock Knob, which is a nearby mountain peak in North Carolina. It's a popular destination for amateur hikers, as it is easily accessible from the parkway and features simple hiking trails.
Meanwhile, if you're looking to find out more about the area, visit the Nantahala River Gem mine, where you can sift through soil to see if you get lucky and find some treasure.
Why not stay in a cozy log cabin while in Topton? There are plenty of options, from small cabins for two through to larger houses for a group of friends or a family.
The best time to visit Topton is in the summer months of June, July, and August when you have the best chance of being received with sunshine and warm weather.