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The reservation offers visitors a wonderful opportunity to learn about Cherokee history and culture. Make sure to visit Ocanaluftee Village, Unto these Hills, and the Museum of the Cherokee Indian. Also take the time to visit Bearmeat’s Den and the Qualla Arts Center. Worth the...More
The reservation and town of Cherokee is just that - a town; to experience and learn the real Cherokee history - go to the village! I’ve read many reviews here that say it’s run down or a tourist trap - but I think people are...More
The Cherokee Indian Reservation is a place that every parent should take their kids. To visit with real Indians and have their picture taken with the Indians. Great place to shop with your kids, going into the many stores. Everyone will enjoy, kids and parents....More
I'm on vacation with my family in Tennessee it was only a hour drive. Remembered going as a kid with my parents and wanted to go. Good food, good shopping and everyone was really friendly. Will be back my next vacation.
We used to bring our kids to Cherokee every year when they were young and had so much good clean fun. I had not visited in 15 years and could not believe how this once beautiful place could have went down so much. It seems...More
The cost was far to high for what you got. Most people working there seemed to have little regard for any of the visitors. My children are 14, 11, 8 and there were looking forward to it as part of the description was that it...More
We were looking forward to visit the reservation but once entered it was clear that most buildings were decaying. The “village” was closed so can’t say a thing about that but along the road there were shops enough to visit. So we did but hey,...More
It's about an hour drive depending on traffic from Gatlinburg. The views are stunning and there are pull off areas along the way to take photos. Once you get to Cherokee there are several activities to choose from. I highly recommend the Indian village tour...More
I was very disappointed. I remember going to the reservation as a child in the 80’s . It’s nothing like that today . It’s run down . We seen a few shops but they all had the same stuff . Instead of Indian music they...More
Response from ohioemt10 | Reviewed this property |
No. This is a replica village and they put on a demonstration and show how they made weapons, items, trade merchandise. I would think records like that would be kept in the library and city offices or they could point you... More
No. This is a replica village and they put on a demonstration and show how they made weapons, items, trade merchandise. I would think records like that would be kept in the library and city offices or they could point you in the right direction.