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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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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

Summer is Festival Season!

Aside from tons of free outdoor activities, such as hiking, biking, and swimming, Summer in Cherokee County is the beginning of outdoor festival season and live music! Check out the list below for free or low cost events to check out on your next adventure to the mountains!    Food Truck Friday–......MORE

Weekend Getaway in the Mountains on a Budget!

Weekend Getaway on a Budget!   The kids are begging for a Spring Break trip and you wouldn’t mind getting out of town yourself, but with the cost of gas, food, and daily life expenses rising, who can afford a spur of the moment vacation right now?! A break shouldn’t cost you an arm and a leg,......MORE

Spring for a Mountain Getaway!

Spring is slowly warming up the mountains and with Spring comes all the beauty and adventure Cherokee Country has to offer! To help you plan your next trip to the mountains we have compiled all the best activities, places to eat, and things to do! Your next family vacation is about to be a hit! For the......MORE

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