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Cherokee Visitor's Center

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Address: 498 Tsali Blvd, Cherokee, NC 28719
Phone Number: +1 800 438 1601

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Best Visitor Center I have Seen!

Very informative of the area with a focus, naturally, on nature. Very clean restrooms--color me surprised.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Tucson AZ
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Tucson AZ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very informative of the area with a focus, naturally, on nature. Very clean restrooms--color me surprised.

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not much to really say about a visitor's center but it was really nice inside and the employees were very friendly.

Thank Medic2OCFRD
Waynesville, NC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I both got our Senior Passes for discount admission to parks and campgrounds across the U.S. While we were there we browsed around. It is a very nice visitor's center and the staff are great - kind, helpful and polite!!!

Armuchee, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great little place. Clean bathroom, free coffee and popcorn. Have brochures for different attractions. Need fishing license, this is where to go. Also on the river. You can sit on the back porch and enjoy the view. Staff are friendly and helpful!!!!

Thank jdking0714
North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stop in to purchase fishing permits. Very clean bathrooms and most of the staff is courteous and helpful

Thank B W
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend and I became frustrated in town due to all of the "Made in Peru" and "Made in China" tags on the jewelry and crafts in most of the gift and tourist shops, so we stopped in the visitor's center to ask about authentic products made locally. We were quickly pointed to a Cherokee jeweler and the Qualla Arts... More 

Thank Jennie H
Martos, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were driving from Asheville to Chattanooga along the back roads, and this is a worthwhile place to stop. Many of the shops in the town are peddling the usual tourist tat, but this is different, you get a sense of history here and get the feeling that the staff care about their heritage.

Thank AggiePirate
Hoover, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

We stopped in here to get some advice and help finding something, and found the employee very kind and helpful. The restrooms were very clean. We arrived famished after spending a long time driving over from Gatlinburg and hiking along the way, and they had free freshly popped popcorn which we thoroughly appreciated!!!

Thank ACTtherapist
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

You can get any brochure you want and the staff will answer any questions asked. Great restrooms. There are plenty of parking places. Close to downtown for walking.

Thank Jennifer V
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

If you drive over the mountain to Cherokee be sure to stop by the Visitor's Center. The recreation of the "Farm Homestead" featuring authentic historical buildings provides a look back at years gone by. You won't be sorry you took a few minutes to spend some time stretching your legs and snapping pictures of history!


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