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Cherokee is home to a proud lineage of Indians and have built a prosperous community that furthers the education, cultural enrichment and honors the Tribe. The Qualla Boundary is home to an array of venues dedicated to the preservation of Tribal history and the effort to create interactive and fun attractions to appeal to adults and children. The Great Smokies Inn is central to the area’s key sites, attractions, and Harrah’s Cherokee Casino, making it a great family getaway, a couple’s getaway or an active or relaxing mountain retreat.

Whether your interest is history, Indian heritage and culture, nature, or just a visit to relax in the mountains, Cherokee is the ideal place for fun.

Within Three Miles of the Hotel:

  • Harrah’s Cherokee Casino
  • Authentic Cherokee Indian Village (Seasonal)
  • “Unto These Hills” Outdoor Drama (Seasonal)
  • Blue Ridge Parkway
  • Smoky Mountain Gold & Ruby Mine (Seasonal)
  • Cherokee Heritage Museum & Gallery (Seasonal)
  • Great Smoky Mountains National Park
  • Sequoyah National Golf
  • Tribal Bingo
  • Santa’s Land Theme Park & Zoo (Seasonal)

Within 20 Miles of the Hotel:

  • Great Smoky Mountain Railroad (Dillsboro)
  • Whitewater Rafting (Nantahala & Tuckaseegee Rivers) Bryson City
  • Snow Skiing/Tubing/Ice Skating at Cataloochee Ski Area
  • Western Carolina University

Explore the North Carolina and Tennessee area! Within an hour:

  • Asheville and the famous Biltmore Estate
  • Gatlinburg-Pigeon Forge
  • Great Smoky Mountain National Park
  • Dollywood


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