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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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The Year of the Trail

Welcome to the Year of the Trail in North Carolina! Happy New Year! We are three and a half weeks into 2023 and looking forward to all the new adventures and activities to be had this year! From new restaurants and small businesses to new places to explore outdoors!  Did you know that 2023 is the “Year......MORE

Winter Wonders in Cherokee County!

Many visitors believe that Fall is the most wonderful time to visit the mountains, and with all the vibrant changing colors, they wouldn’t be wrong. However, the Winter season in Cherokee County is truly magical. The mountain colors may be long faded, but they are replaced by a buzzing energy and......MORE

Explore the Mountains of Cherokee County on a Scenic Rail Tour!

If you’re looking for an adventurous new way to view the fall colors in the mountains, Andrew’s new scenic rail tour is perfect for a family fun day! This convenient tour is perfect for all ages, hop aboard the rail cart and enjoy the ride up the mountain, experiencing fall foliage, scenic bridge......MORE

Calling All Leaf Lookers- Where to get the Best Fall Views in & around Cherokee County!

The mountains are breathtaking all year around, but especially so in the fall! The patchwork quilt of colors draped across the mountains are vibrant, full and bring visitors to our area from all over the world! We already know you are planning your leaf looking trip, so here are some of our favorite......MORE

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