About the Area
Top Cherokee Attractions
Western North Carolina is rich in history, culture, and adventures, and the community of Cherokee on the Eastern Cherokee Reservation best embodies this lifestyle along with the culture of the Cherokee tribe. History is alive in Cherokee, and there is plenty to discover.
Discover the History of the Cherokee
Cherokee traditions and generations of history are alive and well in this area. From events to art and everything in between, Cherokee's historic sites and museums offer visitors the unique opportunity to experience the culture of this Native American tribe. Visit the Museum of the Cherokee Indian to learn about the traditions and history of the Cherokee, find traditional art on display at Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual, and experience the Cherokee narrative at a gripping performance of "Unto These Hills."
Top Attractions in Cherokee
This mountain community, rich with tradition and culture, offers more than a opportunity to experience history. Its modern attractions, too, are well regarded, with plenty of entertainment options set within the beauty of the North Carolina mountains.
Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort
Perhaps the top attraction that makes Cherokee famous throughout the region is Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort, a full entertainment experience that features table games and slots, live music performances and stand-up comedy, top restaurants, and other things to do. The casino resort features:
- Chefs Stage Buffet
- Ruth's Chris Steak House
- indoor and outdoor pool
- Essence Lounge
- Mandara Spa
Sequoyah National Golf Club
Experience the beauty of the Western North Carolina mountains on a challenging, enjoyable golf course. Sequoyah National, designed by Robert Trent Jones II, is an 18-hole par-72 course located in nearby Whittier. In addition to the golf course itself, Sequoyah National also offers a driving range, putting greens, chipping area, and golf shop.
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Cherokee offers more than just the casino and golf course. Find out what other adventures await using our interactive area map below.