Cherokee, North Carolina may be a small town but there is no shortage of things to do. Cherokee is filled with cultural activities and opportunities to learn about the town’s history and people. The town is also a great place to visit if you enjoy outdoor adventures, since it is located just outside of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
Visit the Museum of the Cherokee Indian and the Cherokee Historical Association to learn more about the town’s citizens and history. For authentic Cherokee art, visit the Qualla Arts and Crafts Mutual, Inc. To experience the great outdoors, make sure to spend time exploring the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. You can also go to the Oconaluftee Islands Park, which is a great place to go tubing, kayaking, and canoeing. Another popular activity is to go golfing at the Sequoyah National Golf Club. Furthermore, you can visit Harrah’s to go to the casino, see a concert, or relax in the Mandara Spa. Harrah’s is also a good place for food in Cherokee. Some restaurants at Harrah’s include BRIO, Noodle Bar, and the Chef’s Stage Buffet, which has food from around the world.
Asheville, North Carolina is a little over an hour drive away from Cherokee. In Asheville you can go hiking through the Pisgah National Forest and the Blue Ridge Parkway. Make sure to visit the Biltmore House, which is a 250 room mansion retreat created by George Vanderbilt. Charlotte, North Carolina is a little under three hours away from Cherokee. In Charlotte you can visit the NASCAR Hall of Fame, which includes a large theater and several race simulators. To see a race, visit the Charlotte Motor Speedway. Charlotte also has some popular museums, including Discovery Place and Mint Museum Uptown. For an outdoor adventure, visit the U.S. National Whitewater Center, where you can go kayaking, whitewater rafting, and more down the biggest man-made whitewater river in the world. If you are looking to venture outside of North Carolina for a day, a good day trip would be going to Knoxville, Tennessee. Knoxville is an hour and 45-minute drive from Cherokee.
To truly experience nature, you can stay in a rustic log cabin with your own hot tub in the peaceful forest of Cherokee. Alternatively, there are also a few hotels you could stay in, such as the Cherokee Holiday Inn Express. Wherever you choose to stay, Tripping can help you compare all of the rentals in the area by price, ratings, reviews, and more. Book your Cherokee vacation rental today!
While renting in Cherokee, you can utilize Cherokee Transit, which is the town shuttle system. The shuttle goes downtown and to the casino. The two different routes are the Mountain Trail Route and the River Trail Route. If you need to transfer from one route to the other, you can do so at the US Highway 19 Welcome Center. It costs $1.00 for adults to ride the shuttle. A day pass for $2.00 is recommended and you can get one from a shuttle driver. Note that shuttles run every day except Sundays.
Looking for a vacation rental in Cherokee? Tripping.com has 28 rental homes available in Cherokee. Potential renters will find 0 studios, 24 1-bedroom, 3 2-bedroom and 1 rentals with 3 or more bedrooms from $45 a night. Many of these properties are instantly bookable.
The average price of a nightly rental in Cherokee is $108 while the average price of a weekly rental is $25. For those looking for more than a short term rental such as corporate rentals, extended stays or long term rentals, the average monthly price of a Cherokee home is $25.
Wondering if you can bring your favorite dog or cat with you? We have 1 pet friendly vacation rentals available for you. In addition to accommodating pets, Cherokee rentals offer a variety of amenities. In particular, 19 rentals have internet and wifi, 5 have TV and/or cable and 13 have a pool or hot tub.Search properties from 4 rental sites in Cherokee where the top providers in that area are Booking.com, HomeAway, and HRS Holidays. There are 16 Booking.com rentals, 4 HomeAway short term rentals and 4 HRS Holidays vacation rentals.