Cherokee, North Carolina
The Cherokee Indians were the first to be charmed by the natural beauty of the mountains, fresh flowing streams and rivers, and clear blue sky in what they called “Land of the Blue Smoke”, or Smoky Mountains as we know them today. Now it’s your turn to be charmed.
Encircled by majestic mountains, Cherokee North Carolina is a Smoky Mountain vacation destination with plenty of fun activities - museums, amusement parks, casino, hiking trails, scenic drives, great shopping, and a wealth of lodging choices. And there are plenty of ways to relax, too. Sit by a waterfall or a swift-flowing stream, picnic under a lush canopy of trees, stroll along a river path …it’s all waiting here for you.
On your next visit to the Smokies, make Cherokee your home base. We've got lots to keep you busy, but you'll also be perfectly situated to see the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Blue Ridge Parkway, Maggie Valley, Asheville, Gatlinburg and Cades Cove. Cherokee is a great combination of lots of fun things to do in the midst of incomparable natural beauty. Come for the mountains, stay for the fun!