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Cherokee overview

Cherokee is a friendly locale known for its live music and museums, and surrounded by picturesque views of waterfalls and mountains. You'll enjoy Cherokee's riverfront, dancing, and casinos. Families will find plenty of fun at Dollywood and Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies. Make some memories at Oconaluftee Islands Park and Eastern Cherokee Agency. Cherokee is a family-friendly destination while offering something for everyone.

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 Hotels.com 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 Knoxville, TN (TYS-McGhee Tyson), 43.9 mi (70.6 km) from downtown Cherokee. Asheville, NC (AVL-Asheville Regional) is the next closest major airport, 44.2 mi (71.1 km) away.

What to see around Cherokee

Live music and museums are highlights of the area, along with cultural places like:
  • • Cherokee Welcome Center
  • • Museum of the Cherokee Indian
  • • Cherokee Mountainside Theatre
  • • Unto These Hills Outdoor Drama
  • • Oconaluftee Indian Village
Its mountain views, riverfront, and waterfalls are well known, and favorite spots for nature lovers include:
  • • Oconaluftee Islands Park
  • • Cooper Creek Trout Farm & Pond
  • • Smokemont Riding Stables
  • • Indian Creek Falls
  • • Tom Branch Falls
Below are some favorite shopping areas to find that perfect souvenir—or simply browse:
  • • Mason Mountain Mine
  • • Mountain Mall
  • • Shops at Carousel Gardens
  • • Pigeon Forge Factory Outlet Mall
Some popular places in the area include:
  • • Dollywood
  • • Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies

When to visit Cherokee

Wondering what time of year to travel, or what clothes to pack? Here are seasonal norms to help you with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 64°F day, 23°F night
  • April-June: 83°F day, 35°F night
  • July-September: 84°F day, 48°F night
  • October-December: 73°F day, 24°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 14.96 inches
  • April-June: 13.27 inches
  • July-September: 13.82 inches
  • October-December: 12.36 inches