Local Area Guide: Things to do / Activities / Attractions

BIKING

CHEROKEE ATTRACTIONS

DRIVING, RIDING & HIKING

FISHING & BOATING

FUN PARKS

 

GOLFING

 

HISTORICAL ATTRACTIONS

MUSIC & ENTERTAINMENT

OUTDOOR TOURS & RIDES

RAFTING & TUBING

 

SCENIC TRAIN & MUSEUM

SKIING

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

SPA

WATERFALLS

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





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Fishing

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:
For just an $11 entry fee and a $10 day permit, complete for tagged fish in the Qualla Boundary.  Prizes can be redeemed at the Fly Fishing Museum of the Southern Appalachians.


 



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.
     
  •  Irish singing sensation
    Celtic Woman  -- Don't miss Home For Christmas - The Symphony Tour on December 9th at Harrahs Cherokee. Click Here for More Information.

     
  •  Air Supply
    AIR SUPPLY

    Air Supply is coming back to Harrah's Cherokee! Don't miss them on January 13th, get your tickets today!
  •  Jamey Johnson
    JAMEY JOHNSON
    Jamey Johnson is coming back to The Event Center at Harrah's Cherokee on January 28th! Tickets went fast for his last show so be sure to get yours before they're gone!
     
  •  Purple Reign
  • PURPLE REIGN - THE PRINCE TRIBUTE SHOW
    You don't want to miss Purple Reign: THE Prince Tribute Show live in The Event Center at Harrah's Cherokee on Saturday, February 18th! Come see the show that has risen to international acclaim and recognition as the world’s number one Prince tribute! Get your tickets today!

     
  •  Michael Bolton
    MICHAEL BOLTON

    Join us for an unforgettable evening with Grammy Award Winner Michael Bolton on Friday, February 24th. The perfect show to experience with that someone special so get your tickets today!

     

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's Lunch Menu
Click Here for Brio's Dinner Menu

- 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 to Make a Reservation
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 Breakfast 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