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Plan your getaway around a signature event or find out what’s happening during your visit. From quick weekend trips to longer stays, you might watch a hammer throw competition at the Grandfather Mountain Highland Games, sample sounds where they were born at the John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues Festival, go for the top prize in the Big Rock Blue Marlin Fishing Tournament, or enjoy seasonal events like July 4th celebrations and Christmas light displays.
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Contact us or visit our Welcome Center to find more info on the many attractions within the Cherokee Reservation.
Bryson City area
You'll have lots to do in the Swain County. We're home to much of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Nantahala River, Fontana Lake and more.
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Maggie Valley (13.03 mile)
September 11 - 13
Come ride the Great Smoky Mountains of North Carolina and the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Dillsboro (8.39 mile)
More than 40 local demonstrating artists who will line Front Street with colorful art and demonstrate their work. Enjoy meeting and talking with local artists.
Waynesville (18.71 mile)
Main Street is transformed into an art & craft marketplace for this one-day event.
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Cherokee (1.29 mile)
Brio features a hardwood-infused pizza oven and oven-roasted steaks, chops, fresh fish and made-to-order pastas.
At Ruth’s Chris, our steaks are hand-selected from the top 2% of the country’s beef, broiled to perfection and served sizzling hot and delicious!
Whittier (3.50 mile)
A cut above fast food restaurant featuring roast beef and chicken sandwiches, jamocha shakes and potato chips. Also has an extensive healthy menu- ...
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Cherokee (0.58 mile)
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Located on Hwy. 441 across from the Ceremonial Grounds and the Tribal Council House. All rooms have river views and balconies. Two story privately ...
Three story hotel conveniently located to restaurants, shops, and attractions.
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Two-story motel with a campground on the property. Enjoy tubing and great fishing only steps away from your waterfront room or campsite!
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