Some of the Smokies' most beautiful views and waterfalls are just a short drive from downtown Cherokee. You'll find more information here.
With 30 miles of well-stocked freestone trout streams, Cherokee is a fisherman's paradise. Our catch and release trophy waters were the site of the 2011 U.S. National Fly Fishing Championship. In 2013, we're hosting 7 tournaments, including the February "Shiver in the River" Tagged Fishing Tournament. $11 entry fee and $10,000 in tagged fish. On the Cherokee Reservation (excluding the 2.2 miles of catch and release waters). More info
To experience the Cherokee Indians' rich history, don't miss these signature Native American attractions —
Museum of the Cherokee Indian
Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual
Oconaluftee Indian Village
'Unto These Hills' Outdoor Drama
With many shops offering genuine native American art and crafts, Cherokee offers a unique shopping experience. More info.
Don't miss the Visitors Center at the Cherokee entrance to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. A new museum focuses on the Smokies rich cultural history, from the Cherokee 'early people' to the European Settlers to the creation of the National Park. More info.
More than just gaming, Harrah's Cherokee Casino is a 21-story luxury hotel, 15,000 square foot conference center, fine restaurants and headliner entertainment. More info.