Destination guide

Delight in the majestic landscape of Cherokee

Enjoy the area's theater scene, entertainment and museums and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Cherokee. Renowned for its casino gaming, mountain views and riverfront, this city welcomes all visitors. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Sightseeing in and around Cherokee

Do you want to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that Cherokee has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Dollywood (25 mi / 40.3 km)
  • Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies (19.6 mi / 31.5 km)
  • Oconaluftee Islands Park (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • Cherokee Bear Zoo (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Cherokee Fun Park (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Sequoyah National Golf Club (3 mi / 4.8 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the mountains and other natural features in Cherokee

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Cherokee is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Oconaluftee Islands Park (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • Mingo Falls (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Island Park (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Poteet Memorial Park (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Waterrock Knob (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Clingmans Dome (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)

How to get to and around Cherokee

The nearest airport is in Knoxville, TN (TYS-McGhee Tyson), located 43.9 mi (70.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Asheville, NC (AVL-Asheville Regional), which is 44.2 mi (71.1 km) away.

Where to stay around Cherokee?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,807 holiday lettings near Cherokee. From 1,534 Cabins to 1,534 Cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Cherokee is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Cherokee?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Cherokee:

  • Chalet Village: 2,154 holiday homes
  • White Oak Lodge: 56 holiday homes
  • Trappers Ridge: 83 holiday homes
  • Twinbrook: 45 holiday homes
  • Bear Lake Reserve: 31 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Cherokee?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Cherokee. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Tom Branch Falls: 2,630 holiday lettings
  • Cherokee Bear Zoo: 1,229 holiday lettings
  • Museum of the Cherokee Indian: 1,622 holiday lettings
  • Cherokee Welcome Center: 1,597 holiday lettings
  • Cherokee Mountainside Theatre: 1,642 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Cherokee listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Cherokee?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,534 Cabins in Cherokee. Our other popular types of Cherokee holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 1,534 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 373 self catering accommodations
  • Chalets: 142 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Cherokee?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,111 holiday homes with pool available in Cherokee. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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