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Cherokee County - Where Adventure Begins

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Welcome to Cherokee County, North Carolina

Get to know the mountains of Western, NC

Cherokee County is the heart of soulful living in the Appalachian Mountains. Explore Downtown Murphy, Andrews, or Brasstown where locally owned businesses and artisans are thriving, discover the various mountain biking and hiking trails nestled in the mountains, or just breathe in the fresh mountain air and sit a spell. Visit Cherokee County and create your own mountain memories.

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Late Summer & Early Fall Events in Cherokee County!

While we are so looking forward to the crisp fall air and the colorful mountain views, a great vacation is all about enjoying the moment! So we are soaking up all the last bits of warm summer weather we can until we jump into fall! However, we know some of you are already putting out the pumpkin spice......MORE

Live Music in the Mountains!

The perfect summer night is spent under the stars in Andrews, NC listening to live music from local artists, enjoying some great food from a local food truck and an ice cold drink on a warm evening.  If this sounds like a well spent Summer evening to you then we recommend checking out the Andrews Opry!......MORE

The Ultimate Summer Bucket List!

Check off your Summer Bucket List in Cherokee County!   Summer is nearing an end, but before the school year begins and the days get shorter, let’s mark off those final bucket list items! We have made the ultimate Summer Bucket List to help you make the most out of the final days of Summer! Whitewater......MORE

Sweet, Sweet Summer!

A heat wave has hit Cherokee County and with that comes the need for a cool summer treat to help you beat the heat! We rounded up the best sweet spots in the county to help you keep your cool!  Sweet Tooth- Murphy, NC Sweet tooth is a local favorite! This Murphy staple has been around for years and......MORE

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