A Cherokee Vacation is a Return to Nature and Smoky Mountain Heritage

Cherokee‘s unique shops and attractions celebrate the history and crafts of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park – the nation’s most visited national park – begins at the edge of Cherokee. With a half-million acres in the Park, several outstanding attractions are just minutes away, including the Mountain Farm Museum adjacent to the Park's Oconaluftee Visitor Center. And a short distance away, the 19th Century Mingus Mill, where a miller still grinds corn and wheat on water powered grinding stones.

A few miles into the Park, horseback riding is available at the Smokemont Riding Stable.

Cherokee’s Attractions

Oconaluftee Indian Village
A faithful reproduction of Cherokee life in the 1700s. The Village is adjacent to the Unto These Hills theater.

Unto These Hills Outdoor Drama
The powerful portrayal of the Cherokees' tragic "Trail of Tears" in a beautiful mountain setting.

Museum of the Cherokee Indian
The state-of-the-art museum chronicles thousands of years of Cherokee history and artifacts.

Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual
The oldest and leading Native American Arts cooperative in the United States.

Harrah's Cherokee Casino
3,000 of your favorite video games, including Live Digital Blackjack. Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Featuring great shops, excellent restaurants, a luxurious spa and an event center featuring top-name entertainment.

Fly Fishing Museum of the Southern Appalachians
Through exhibits and videos you’ll learn about past fly fishing legends, the evolution of rods and reels, fly-tying, types of gear, types of gamefish, regional fishing waters, and the history of fly fishing in the Southeast.

Fish Our Mountain Streams
Over 30 miles of clear trout streams and three ponds, stocked twice a week. 800-438-1601 or 828-497-5201.


River's Edge Motel

1026 US 441 North
(Tsali Blvd.)
PO Box 616
Cherokee, NC 28719

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Reservations 828-497-7995

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