Cherokee County, situated in South Western North Carolina is conveniently located within 2 hours of four major cities in 3 different states: Asheville, NC, Knoxville, TN, Chattanooga, TN and Atlanta, GA. The area is filled with mountains, lakes, rivers and streams that provide unlimited opportunities for outdoor recreation.  Whether you are just wanting to relax and enjoy the view or experience what the outdoors have to offer, Cherokee County can satisfy your craving.


"With its small town feel, warm Southern hospitality and plenty of things to explore, Cherokee County, NC is the perfect destination to unplug and get away from the stress of everyday life. So, pitch a tent or check into one of our cabins, hotels or resorts, and stay a while! You’ll be happy you did!" ~ Cherokee County Tourist Development Authority


The videos below were sponsored by Tourist Development Authority for Cherokee County and A.O. Staff made appearances in them.  

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