Serenely situated in the Oconaluftee River Valley in North Carolina's Great Smoky Mountains, Cherokee has no shortage of activities for every type of traveler. A visitor to a Cherokee, NC cabin could easily fly fish in one of the many local rivers and streams in the morning, visit a Native American village in the afternoon, and then take their chances at the slot machines that night.
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Popular Rental Amenities in Cherokee
Accommodations can be chosen based on the amenities they offer. Above, you can see the number of rentals that offer a specific amenity in Cherokee. You can easily search and find a property fitting your criteria in Cherokee if you never miss an episode of your favorite show or you can't imagine a vacation without internet, as most accommodations include "TV" or "Internet." You could even compare and find rentals if you want a rental providing a crib (49 rentals include "Crib" in Cherokee) or if you enjoy soaking in the hot tub (35 rentals in Cherokee include "Hot tub").
The Weather in Cherokee
Check out our climate diagram to find the perfect month for your vacation. On average, the warmest month is July. Conversely, January is the coolest month in Cherokee, with temperatures going under 27° The rainiest month is March while the driest month is October.
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Concerts and casinos
You don't have to go to Vegas to feel like a high-roller. All you have to do is visit Harrah's Cherokee Casino right in the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains, complete with all the standard high stakes games typical of top-notch casinos. They have slot machines, blackjack and roulette tables, 3-card poker, craps, and more.
For those of you that love live music, they even have an events center where you'll be able to attend concerts by big names artists such as ZZ Top, Lady Antebellum, Willie Nelson, and more. Advanced ticket purchase is recommended as prices and availability vary widely.
A mere three minute drive from downtown, mountain bikers will be excited for Fire Mountain Trails. Blinds, tables, and rock gardens make this a challenging mountain biking experience. The trails rise and fall in elevation right along with the mountainous terrain. There is great potential for blistering speed, and spectacular views of the landscape as well. The trails are not exclusively for bikers though, they are also open to hikers.
You're going to need a permit, but Cherokee's pristine trout streams are stocked annually with rainbow, brook, and brown trout. Anglers from all over visit Cherokee for its plentiful waters and the chance to catch a trout as big as 20 inches in length. Two day, three day and seasonal permits are available. Don't wait too long to book your Cherokee, NC cabin rental though, their busiest times of the year are fall, Christmas and summer.
Bonfires and Native American Heritage
On weekend nights from May through October (except during September) the Cherokee Bonfire entertains and delights with millennial-old stories passed down from generations in the center of town at the Oconaluftee Island Park. Native American storytellers tell riveting and inspirational tales of their ancestors; all to the beat of a traditional hand drum.
At over 100 years old, the annual Cherokee Indian Fair, held in October, is a celebration of Native American customs, music, and art. Blow gun and archery demonstrations, traditional dances, and a parade are just a glimpse into what will surely be a mesmerizing week. Graciously orchestrated by one of the few remaining indigenous populations east of the Mississippi, the locals know how to treat their Cherokee, North Carolina cabin guests.
Frequently Asked Questions
How many vacation rentals are available to book in Cherokee?
There are 442 rentals in Cherokee to browse and book for your next trip.
What amenities are most popular for vacation rentals in Cherokee?
Three most popular amenities for vacation home rentals in Cherokee include accommodations that have: Internet, TV, and Grill.
How many vacation homes are there in Cherokee?
Choose from 442 vacation rentals available to book in Cherokee.
Are dogs allowed in vacation rentals in Cherokee?
If traveling with a pet in Cherokee, 13% of rentals are pet-friendly.
What's the best time to travel to Cherokee?
Cherokee has its warmest time of year around July and August, with average nightly prices around $71.
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