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  • Cataloochee Ski Area - Fourteen slopes and trails that are 25% beginner, 50% intermediate, and 25% advanced to expert.



  • NC Smokies Waterfalls - Easily accessible WNC waterfalls in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Cherokee, & Highlands NC areas.

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Did You Know? The First and Only Fly Fishing Trail in the USA is right here in Western North Carolina! With 15 spots, this is Fly Fishing Heaven. Click Here for a complete map of the Trail

We're also home to some of the best fishing -- The Oconaluftee River running through Whittier, NC, and Cherokee, NC, is the best stocked river in the Southeastern United States. Click Here for a Map of Cherokee Fly Fishing

Show your prowess and take a chance to win Thousands of Dollars at one of the upcoming tournaments.

If tournament fishing isn't your speed, one of the local trout farms is a great way to go -- especially for little ones.

Fly Fishing Tournaments:

- Cast Into Spring Tournament
Typically held in March.
- Cherokee's Memorial Holiday Trout Fishing Tournament
Typically held right before Memorial Day.
- Cherokee's Dog Days Fishing Tournament 
Typically held in July.
The Qualla Country Trout Tournament
Typically held in September.
- The Rumble in the Rhododendron 
Begins October 30th 2015.Two Person fly-fishing team competition with 3 prizes: 1st Place Team ($5,000.00), 2nd Place Team ($3,000.00), and 3rd Place Team ($2,000.00). Competition uses a modified fips mouche format with a tag out system with 3 hour fishing sessions.


Harrahs Cherokee Casino and Event Center

With 150,000 Feet of gaming, Harrahs Cherokee also has superb restaurants and great concerts and shows.

Harrahs Casino features:

- Live Table Games (Blackjack, Craps, Roulette)
- Video Poker
- Video Gaming
- "Le Fu Men" Table Games (Baccarat and Blackjack with an Asian Flair)
- Casino Poker

Upcoming Events for Harrahs include:

Looking for some great entertainment during your stay in the Smokies! Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort Event Center has everything from comedy to country to rock & roll.
  •  Masters of Illusion: Believe the Impossible- Believe the impossible! The hit television series, Masters of Illusion, breaks out of the box and into Harrah's Cherokee on October 17th! You're certainly not going to want to miss it! This is an all ages show.
  • Click Here for More Information.
  •  Tony Bennett- Harrah's Cherokee is proud to welcome Tony Bennett and very special guest Antonia Bennett to the Event Center on Friday, October 23rd!
    Click Here for More Information.
  •  Ron White - Comedian Ron White makes a stop in the Event Center on Friday, November 6th! Get your tickets before they're gone.
    Click Here for More Information.
  •  Gary Allan - Country Music star, Gary Allan, returns to The Event Center on Friday, November 13th!
    Click Here for More Information.
  •  Penn & Teller - Penn & Teller make their inaugural appearance at the Event Center at Harrah's Cherokee on Friday, Dec. 11. You do not want to miss out on your chance to see this edgy comedy and magic duo live!
    Click Here for More Information.
  •  Greg Allman - The country music star, Gregg Allman,  makes his return to the Event Center! Come out and witness this amazing live show on Saturday, January 9th!
    Click Here for More Information.

Harrahs Restaurants Include:

- Brio Tuscan Grille
With authentic Italian dishes, Brio offers causal dining with the motto of "to eat well is to live well".
Average Entrée Price is $25 - $40
Click Here for Brio Dinner Menu Click Here for the Brio Wine List

- Ruth's Chris Steak House
The classic steakhouse with USDA prime steaks and a world-class wine list with 225+ choices.
Average Entrée Price is $40+
Click Here for the Dinner Menu

- Noodle Bar
With dim sum, noodle soups, and house specialties, the Noodle Bar offers cuisine with Far East flavors.
Average Entrée Price is $15 - $25
Noodle Bar Menu


- Selu Garden Cafe
Your favorite dishes plus an all you can eat buffet a short walk from the casino floor.

Entrée Price is $15 - $55
Click Here for Selu Garden's Menu

- Chef's Stage Buffet
With tastes from around the world - Italian, Mexican, Asian, comfort food and more!
Average Entrée Price is $15 - $25

- Pizzeria Uno
Located in the newest food court, Pizzeria Uno features Italian favorites: thin crust pizzas, calzones, and fresh pasta entrees.
Average Entrée Price is $10


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