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Cherokee, NC


Shi-yo and welcome to beautiful Cherokee, North Carolina, gateway to both the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the Blue Ridge Parkway.

Cherokee is located just a short 15-minute drive away from Hemlock Inn and contains many fun and educational things to do such as the Oconaluftee Indian Village, the “Unto These Hills” Outdoor Drama, the Museum of the Cherokee Indian, and the Qualla Arts and Crafts Mutual. There is a beautiful golf course – Sequoyah National Golf Club – in Cherokee, as well as the impressive Harrah’s Cherokee Casino.

There are many fun and cultural shopping opportunities in Cherokee for the shopper looking to take a piece of Native American history and culture back home.

Cherokee is also one of the prime locations in all of the southeastern U.S. to experience top-tier freshwater fly-fishing.