Cherokee North Carolina is the home of the eastern band of Cherokee Indians located off US19 & US 441. On the Reservation you can learn about Native American culture and history at the museum and the reconstructed Indian village. You can go camping and fishing, in fact the best native trout fishing is in the area. The most popular attractions are Harrah's casino, the Blue Ridge Parkway and the Great Smokey National Park.
Things to do and see: camping, fishing, culture, history, museums, casino, Great Smokey National Park, Blue Ridge Parkway
Cherokee Indian Museum
exhibits on Cherokee Indian Creation Legends and Myths, history including battles fought with Andrew Jackson, Trail of Tears and more.
Harrahs Casino Cherokee NC located on the Cherokee Indian Reservations, Gamble, play the slots, this is the major attraction for Cherokee
Holiday IN Express Hotel & Suites CHEROKEE/CASINO
HWY 19 AND HWY 441
Cherokee, NC 28719
Approximate Nightly Rates (69.00 - up)
2 Star hotel rating
Native trout streams, must obtain a fishing permit from Cherokee, there are limits for the size and amount of Native Trout you are allowed.
Trout ponds throughout the area - pay by the fish
Cherokee Indian Basket Weaver
Cherokee Oconaluftee Indian Village US highway 441 North
Information on Cherokee history, culture and rituals.
Located on the Cherokee Indian Reservation near the Great Smokey Mountains National Park in Western North Carolina.
Exhibition of Native American Life 250 years ago, Herb garden and a Nature trail.
Cherokee Indian guides wear native clothing
Live demonstrations of bead stringing, making clay pots, basket weaving and dug out canoe making (fire and ax)
Great Smokey Mountain National Park
Cherokee is a gateway community to the Great Smokey National Park which is a major tourist attraction.
Blue Ridge Parkway
the Blue Ridge Parkways ends in Cherokee and goes up to Roanoke Virginia. Beautiful in the Fall when the leaves are changing.
Unto these Hills Outdoor historical Drama
Outdoor mountainside theatre
Story opens with Hernando de Soto in 1540 to the Trail of Tears, included mountain folk dancing, a Cherokee wedding