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Cherokee overview

Cherokee is a friendly locale unique for its festivals and jazz, and known for its live music and theater. You'll enjoy Cherokee's scenic landscape and dancing. Take in some of the area's local culture at Sanford Museum & Planetarium and Harker House. Make it a point to see sights like Cherokee Depot and Gillette Park. If you're looking for a family-friendly getaway, Cherokee is for you.

Where to stay in Cherokee

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Cherokee has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Cherokee with by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Cherokee hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Cherokee hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Cherokee

Fly in to Sioux City, IA (SUX-Sioux Gateway), 48.5 mi (78 km) from downtown Cherokee. Fort Dodge, IA (FOD-Fort Dodge Regional) is the next closest major airport, 70.9 mi (114.1 km) away.

What to see around Cherokee

Festivals, jazz, and live music stand out with top cultural places to visit like:
  • • Sanford Museum & Planetarium
  • • Harker House
It's well known for its lakes and these favorite places for nature lovers:
  • • Gillette Park
  • • Living Heritage Tree Museum
Here are some top sights to see:
  • • Cherokee Depot
  • • Buena Vista University

When to visit Cherokee

If you're still deciding when to visit, here are the seasonal norms to help you plan:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 53°F day, 8°F night
  • April-June: 85°F day, 30°F night
  • July-September: 85°F day, 42°F night
  • October-December: 69°F day, 9°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 3.07 inches
  • April-June: 11.97 inches
  • July-September: 11.14 inches
  • October-December: 4.53 inches