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 features

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 there

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.

How many vacation rentals are available around Cherokee?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 2,880 house rentals around Cherokee. From 1,564 Cabins to 1,564 Cottages, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Cherokee is on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Cherokee:

  • Chalet Village: 2,195 vacation rentals
  • Sheepback Mountain Estates: 40 vacation rentals
  • Smoky Mountain Village: 340 vacation rentals
  • Chalet Village North: 1,876 vacation rentals
  • Hemlock Hills: 132 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Cherokee?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Cherokee. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Tom Branch Falls: 2,723 home rentals
  • Cherokee Bear Zoo: 1,246 home rentals
  • Museum of the Cherokee Indian: 1,679 home rentals
  • Cherokee Welcome Center: 1,669 home rentals
  • Cherokee Mountainside Theatre: 1,705 home rentals

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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Cherokee?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 1,564 Cabins in Cherokee. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Cherokee include:

  • Cottages: 1,564 lodging choices
  • Houses: 393 lodging choices
  • Chalets: 155 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Cherokee?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 1,140 vacation homes with pool available in Cherokee.

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