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Unto These Hills

788 Drama Road, Cherokee, NC 28719
+1 866-554-4557
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Great family’s time!

We brought our 4 young children to see play and we all enjoyed. Great performance and very... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
mrjdkaiser
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Woodland, Alabama
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Great way to spend the night!!!!

Finally got to see this drama (after 12 years) and it was worth the wait!!! The pre-show was very... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Angie L
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Columbus
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Under the glow of summer stars, the Cherokee story comes to life. Performed in our 2,000 seat outdoor amphitheater, Unto These Hills is the family show too large for any screen.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“outdoor drama” (71 reviews)
“pre show” (36 reviews)
“trail of tears” (89 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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788 Drama Road, Cherokee, NC 28719
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+1 866-554-4557
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"center section"
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"outdoor setting"
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"rest your feet"
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"cherokee indians"
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"minute intermission"
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"true story"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We brought our 4 young children to see play and we all enjoyed. Great performance and very informative of the history of the Cherokees. I came 21 years ago and remembered more natives being part of performance but besides that was very pleased and would...More

Thank mrjdkaiser
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Finally got to see this drama (after 12 years) and it was worth the wait!!! The pre-show was very good and listening to the chorus sing "America" in Cherokee was wonderful. The show itself while very entertaining was also very informative. It was a sin...More

1  Thank Angie L
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I grew up an hour or so from Cherokee and came here many times as a child but had never seen Unto These Hills until recently. I’m so glad we went. This is a historic outdoor drama which tells the story of the Cherokee people....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the highlights of my recent trip to the Smoky Mountains was the outdoor drama "Unto These Hills" in Cherokee, NC. We opted for the pre-show BBQ dinner served at picnic tables just outside of the seating area. It wasn't fancy but the food...More

2  Thank Sandra D
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My grandmother first took me to see this show around 1972. Since then I have probably been over a dozen times. Absolutely love it. My sister and I took my daughter about 12 years ago and it was terrible, they had switched to a new...More

1  Thank notlost2014
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family saw the performance on July 4. Preshow was really sweet with children doing traditional dances and singing a few songs in the Cherokee language (including America the beautiful.) The play was fantastic. All seats were good though we liked the center main section,...More

Thank hudsontj
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The show was wonderful and kept our 8 & 10 year old boys interested and was thought provoking. I think any seat in the theater would be a good choice, we typically prefer to sit at the end of a row but this time chose...More

1  Thank ACBOrtho
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This outdoor drama is well organized and performed in a beautiful outdoor arena set into a mountain hillside. While this is not a Broadway quality play, it definitely is worthwhile seeing ... it provides a well documented view of how the Cherokees lived and were...More

Thank Charles H
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must see play. I was NOT expecting all the different aspects and will admit it was a little weird at first but as the play went on...it definitely was enhanced by the lyrical interpretations in between each scene. I loved it and...More

Thank Linda F
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Reviewed 1 week ago

EXCELLENT outdoor drama that tells the true story of the trail of tears,some of the actors are decendents of the ones removed.Very moving story,come prepared cause show will go on rain or shine.

Thank cromrulzme1
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Penny W
June 22, 2018|
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Response from Cheryl Q | Reviewed this property |
The road winds in front of the theatre then goes into a parking lot. Both sides of the road in front of the theatre have parallel parking maybe 15-20 on each side most of which is handicapped. The doors open at 7. I... More
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conflower63
June 22, 2018|
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Response from kewilliamson0908 | Reviewed this property |
In addition, they offer golf cart service to and from the theater seats before and after the show. Just ask at the window.
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conflower63
June 22, 2018|
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Response from Cheryl Q | Reviewed this property |
There are golf carts at the entrance that will take you to the seating area and take you back. It is a short level walk from that point. If you can envision a horseshoe the handicapped area is at the top of the horseshoe... More
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