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Free popcorn with your fishing permit

An excellent stop for gathering information on things to do in and around Cherokee, NC. And... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
William L
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
A must!

My grandparents started bringing me to Cherokee every since I was at least 4 years old, Maybe... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2018
Caleb T
via mobile
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498 Tsali Blvd, Cherokee, NC 28719
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked around for 10 minutes and no one ever came to see who came in or offer help, but the place smelled of popcorn so we were happy with that. There are all kinds of brochures for different activities. Most importantly, we walked out...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2018

An excellent stop for gathering information on things to do in and around Cherokee, NC. And there's always free coffee and popcorn! Everyone is very knowledgeable and helpful. A convenient place to get your Cherokee fishing permit or information about the pageant, "Unto These Hills".

Thank William L
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

My grandparents started bringing me to Cherokee every since I was at least 4 years old, Maybe younger, and this place has always been a must. No matter how many times we would go up there we always had to go to the visitor’s center....More

Thank Caleb T
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

The children enjoyed the free popcorn and ducks. They also have free coffee. We sat and looked at the river out back. They have clean restrooms. The ladies that were working the desk were very helpful. Make sure to get the map of the local...More

2  Thank Rachel B
Reviewed 3 April 2018

We have been to this visitor center a lot and it's probably one of the best visitor's centers out there! The staff is always super friendly. They will point out things that are happening around town. They offer popcorn and coffee, just for stopping in!...More

2  Thank Pamela D
Reviewed 30 January 2018

This visitor center has great information and is well worth the stop if you're driving through Cherokee.

2  Thank Rachel L
Reviewed 5 January 2018

Offered coffee and popcorn, little else..a few brochures and business cards available for local attraction, attendant on phone the entire time...would love to have been able to get more information on the area at the "visitor's center"

1  Thank MomWins19
Reviewed 2 January 2018

This is a cool visitor center, In the early evening elk can be seen in the fields around the visitor center!

2  Thank Judith T
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Plenty of information and smiles and clean but busy restrooms. Sitting on the backporch was a nice treat.

2  Thank BroncoRB
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This is where you need to stop if you need information on what to do or what to see in Cherokee if you don't already know where your going or already have your plans figured out Staff is very friendly and loaded with information about...More

2  Thank ajcracer
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Charlene W
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Response from GraciousGoodness | Reviewed this property |
Seriously? The people to which you refer are human...walk up and ask for a photo.
Stephen D
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Response from pajamas2016 | Reviewed this property |
As long as it is still leaf time in the mtns. there will be some shops and restaurants open in or near Cherokee. Nearby is Sylva and DIllsboro with restaurants and neat shops all year long. Bryson city is near also with good... More