Cherokee Indian Reservation

The Cherokee Indian Reservation, located just 15 minutes from Bryson City, is the ancestral homeland of the Cherokee Indians. Many visitors travel from all over to experience and learn about the deep culture and history through museums, arts, and programs.

Oconaluftee Indian Village

Oconaluftee Indian Village

Tour the authentic working Village with dwellings, residents, and artisans right out of the 1760`s. Experience traditional medicine and interact with villagers as they hull canoes, make pottery and masks, weave baskets and beadwork, and participate in their daily activities. May – October.
Location: 218 Drama Road, Cherokee, NC
Phone: 866-554-4557
Museum of the Cherokee Indian

Museum of the Cherokee Indian

Take a step back in time with a self-guided tour that combines computer-generated imagery, special effects and audio with an extensive artifact collection.
Location: Drama Road at Tsali Blvd (US 441N) Cherokee, NC
Phone: 828-497-3481
Unto These Hills Outdoor Drama

Unto These Hills Outdoor Drama

Unto These Hills. The legendary outdoor drama of the Cherokee Nation’s forced removal to Oklahoma along the “Trail of Tears”. June thru Mid-August
Location: 564 Tsali Blvd. Cherokee, NC
Phone: 866-554-4557
Cherokee Bonfire

Cherokee Bonfire

Every Thursday, Friday and Saturday evening throughout the summer, Cherokee storytellers relate tales of Indian lore around the bonfire. Kids roast marshmallows and you might be invited to join a Cherokee Friendship Dance. 7:30 - 9:30 pm at Cherokee`s Island Park.
Location: US 441 at US 19, Cherokee NC
Harrah`s Cherokee Casino

Harrah`s Cherokee Casino

Harrah`s Cherokee has a large gaming space that has both traditional gaming tables such as black jack, roulette and craps, and slot machines. There are also many premier restaurants and an events center that hosts concerts as well as other various entertainment.
Location: 777 Casino Drive Cherokee, NC
Phone: (828) 497-7777
Qualla Arts and Crafts Mutual

Qualla Arts and Crafts Mutual

Founded in 1946, Qualla Arts and Crafts is the nation`s oldest Native American Cooperative, and it continues to uphold a standard of excellence when it comes to the traditional arts and crafts of the Eastern Cherokee.
Location: 645 Tsali Blvd. Cherokee
Phone: 828-497-3103
Waterfalls

Waterfalls

There are two beautiful waterfalls in the Cherokee. Mingo Falls is about 5 miles out Big Cove Road from Saunooke Village. And Soco Falls – a double waterfall – is on US 19 eleven miles east of the US 441 intersection in Cherokee.
Santa`s Land

Santa`s Land

Kid`s amusement park, zoo, and entertainment. One admission price covers all park`s attractions.
Phone: 828-497-9191