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Choose a vacation rental for your Cherokee County getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Cherokee County with a stay in a private vacation home. There's no shortage of things to see and do in the area.Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Things to do

Sightseeing in and around Cherokee County

Do you want to find attractions to see in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Cherokee County a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Natural Falls State Park (24.5 mi / 39.5 km)
  • Brushy Lake Park (27 mi / 43.5 km)
  • Cherokee Springs Golf Club (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • River Country Family Water Park (27.1 mi / 43.5 km)
  • Pryor Creek Golf Course (27.6 mi / 44.5 km)
  • Webbers Falls Memorial (29.1 mi / 46.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Cherokee County

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Cherokee County. These are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sequoyah State Park (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
  • Tenkiller Ferry Lake (17.9 mi / 28.9 km)
  • Fort Gibson Lake (17.9 mi / 28.9 km)
  • Tenkiller State Park (22.2 mi / 35.7 km)
  • Greenleaf State Park (23 mi / 37.1 km)
  • Natural Falls State Park (24.5 mi / 39.5 km)

What are the top vacation rentals in Cherokee County?

Luxury villas, unique houseboats and sprawling homes — everyone's dream place to stay is different. Whatever your tastes, you're sure to find something that makes your heart skip a beat among these top vacation rentals in Cherokee County:

  • "Family Friendly Log Home Has Great Lake Views From Huge Deck": This Vian retreat offers 4 bedrooms and is rated highly among visitors. Amenities such as a kitchen and a lake view help make your stay comfortable.
  • "Vacation Safely Bending Waters Private Estates On Illinois River And Lake Tenkiller": Stay a week or so at this property in Tahlequah and make use of a video library, a bicycle and more. It has 4 bedrooms to accommodate your favorite people.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Cherokee County vacation rental for you.

What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in Cherokee County?

Punching above its weight when it comes to character and ingenuity, a tiny house vacation rental in Cherokee County delivers big adventure. Close down your laptop and turn your focus to outdoor fun at one of these compact escapes:

  • Take time off and clear your mind at "Beautiful And Stylish 1 Bedroom Tiny Home". Located in Broken Bow, a stovetop and air conditioning are just a couple of the amenities included here.
  • "Tiny House On The Beautiful Illinois River Near Tahlequah" in Watts is another excellent choice. A toaster and a TV will make your time here extra comfortable.

Can I find log cabins to rent in Cherokee County?

Whether you're on the lookout for a simple retreat or something with all the frills, you'll find a fabulous selection of log cabins to rent in Cherokee County. Discover a lovely blend of coziness and adventure at one of these traveler favorites:

  • Located in Hulbert, "Log Cabin In The Woods" will put you near some of the fun outdoor activities this area has on offer. Hiking and biking and golf are a couple of them.
  • Interested in a Pettit log cabin with access to exciting outdoor activities like kayaking and hiking and biking? You'll be very happy with "Pettit Mt. Ranch Log Cabin On Gated 37 Acres Near Pettit Bay And Tenkiller Lake".

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in Cherokee County?

While extended vacations to new places are epic, there's something undeniably lovely about embarking on a whirlwind weekend getaway. These rental properties in Cherokee County are ideal for just that:

  • "Vacation Safely Bending Waters Private Estates On Illinois River And Lake Tenkiller" - Located in Tahlequah, this rental property offers its guests handy extras like nearby hunting activities and cable/satellite TV services.
  • "Zylee’s House On Choctaw Is Just A Short Walk To Downtown Tahlequah" - This is another superb place where you can kick back and relax for a couple of days. Take advantage of a stovetop, an ice maker and more during your stay at this Tahlequah property.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in Cherokee County?

If you're looking for something with more personality than your garden-variety hotel room, you'll like our studio apartments in Cherokee County. Cook up a meal in your kitchenette, watch TV on the lounge and feel completely at home. Here are some of our coziest digs:

  • Settle in at "The Cranny @ Cookson", located in Cookson. There are plenty of amenities at your fingertips here, including WiFi and air conditioning.
  • With the comforts of home and promising more privacy than a bustling hotel, "Evolve | Cookson Cabin With Fire Pit: 1 Mi To Lake" is another top pick. It's located in Cookson and comes with spa and beauty services and heating.

Can I find short term rentals in Cherokee County?

Cherokee County has short-term rentals to suit all tastes and budgets. Enjoy some time out in an affordable cabin, a luxurious apartment or whatever else tickles your fancy. Below are a couple of popular options to get you started:

  • Stay close to central Tahlequah and spend your days exploring the sights from "Vacation Safely Bending Waters Private Estates On Illinois River And Lake Tenkiller". Along with its handy location, this retreat has everything you need to make your visit relaxed and hassle-free.
  • Another excellent option is "Zylee’s House On Choctaw Is Just A Short Walk To Downtown Tahlequah" in Tahlequah. Whether you're breaking up a road trip or enjoying a few days away, this property will make you feel at home.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in Cherokee County?

If you really want to wow your someone special, then stay somewhere special! Plan a romantic weekend getaway in Cherokee County at one of these hideouts and let the sparks fly:

  • Catch up on quality time and lots of cuddles at "Family Friendly Log Home Has Great Lake Views From Huge Deck" in Vian. A fireplace and a firepit are just two of the little touches on offer here.
  • Another appealing option is "Mid - Week At The Little Cabin At Lake Tenkiller" in Park Hill. Enjoy perks here including a fireplace and a dining table, in addition to each other's company.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in Cherokee County?

Take your pick and dive right in. Here are a couple of popular house rentals in Cherokee County where life is better beside the pool:

  • Kids, aunts, uncles, parents — everyone will love relaxing by the pool at "Zylee’s House On Choctaw Is Just A Short Walk To Downtown Tahlequah". Treat the family to a break at this Tahlequah rental home which also comes with coffee and tea making facilities and a barbecue grill.
  • "Beautiful Ranch House. Illinois River Within A 15 Minutes. Area Lakes As Well" in Tahlequah is also popular with guests. There's plenty to like about this property besides its pool, such as a DVD player and childrens activities.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in Cherokee County?

Get cracking on your guest list, because Vrbo has plenty of family vacation rentals in Cherokee County that'll happily house your crew. Here are a few favorites:

  • "Family Friendly Log Home Has Great Lake Views From Huge Deck" in Vian will make your get-together a memorable one. It has 4 bedrooms sleeping up to 14 people and a host of amenities, including free toiletries and childrens activities.
  • Alternatively, book your family trip at "Vacation Safely Bending Waters Private Estates On Illinois River And Lake Tenkiller". This Tahlequah property has 4 bedrooms and accommodates up to 13 guests. Take advantage of a fridge and a dining table throughout your stay.

Can I find family cabin rentals in Cherokee County?

Toast some s'mores and bust out the board games. These cabin rentals in Cherokee County are wonderful bases to spend quality family time:

  • "Deer Run - Luxury Secluded Cabin Book Your Summer Vacation Now Kayaks Included" - Located in Smithville, this excellent escape features amenities such as nearby birdwatching activities and a kitchen.
  • "Cabin - Lasso The Moon - Spacious, Luxury" - Make fond memories with the kiddos at this favorite cabin. Located in Broken Bow, it comes with childrens activities, a separate dining area and more.

For more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Cherokee County vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.