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Cherokee Indian Reservation

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398 US Highway 441, Cherokee, NC 28719
+1 828-497-2111
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Great Way To Spend 2-4 hours

We visited this reservation by chance and what a great experience it was. It completely changed my... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Dave F
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Shotton, United Kingdom
Small retreat

Great place to relax and enjoy the scenery. Theres both stuff for the adults and the kids. We go at... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ashley M
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Located adjacent to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Blue Ridge Parkway, this is home to more than 12,500 members of the Cherokee Indian nation.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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398 US Highway 441, Cherokee, NC 28719
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+1 828-497-2111
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited this reservation by chance and what a great experience it was. It completely changed my understanding of how these Indians - they call themselves that had a much different life to the Plains Indians that most of us understand or recognise from from...More

2  Thank Dave F
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to relax and enjoy the scenery. Theres both stuff for the adults and the kids. We go at least twice a year.

1  Thank Ashley M
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Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

It’s Federal land that the Cherokee jointly manage with government. That being said it’s worth a visit. There are shops - Qalla arts & crafts. Well made quality items by Cherokees so you can expect to pay more. I went to the Museum - highly...More

2  Thank Lisa H
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Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I had a wonderful visit there. We will definitely visit again! Very interesting! & loved meeting Jerry.

4  Thank Allison B
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Reviewed February 23, 2018 via mobile

We had such an amazing time it was absolutely beautiful. And the weather was amazing we could not have asked for better weather. God created such a beautiful place up in the mountains I’m looking forward to going back this year. I’m getting very excited...More

1  Thank Teresa A
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Reviewed February 10, 2018

As one would expect there was no shortage of trinket shops. Make sure you see the tribal dance in front of the shops. We went swimming in the river that runs through it, spent the day and night there had many photos taken with the...More

4  Thank Tim S
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Reviewed January 30, 2018

The downtown area is really nice with a museums, parks, and a beautiful river. Definitely a cool stop on the way to the national park.

1  Thank Rachel L
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Reviewed January 24, 2018

My husband try to make it here at least once every year. There is So much to do in this beautiful place!!!

1  Thank denise o
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Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

Done a lot here amazing views this one spot was high in the mountains went to the museum explains everything you need to know about the Indian tribe if your interested in Cherokee tribe it was a excellent experience

1  Thank Matthew T
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Reviewed January 21, 2018

EVERYTIME we go to the Smokies we have to take a trip over the mountain to go dance with "Wildhorse" and the gang! My oldest LOVES THEM! Although there are several set up along the main drag we ALWAYS stop at the one next to...More

2  Thank Buffy W
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Brenda H
May 23, 2018|
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Response from Ashley M | Reviewed this property |
I've never seen horseback riding as an option while I was there.
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William G
March 2, 2018|
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Response from Tim S | Reviewed this property |
There are a lot of real Indians here. Most will sell you some special peace pipe-weed to take your journey to enlighten yourself on.
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