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Welcome to Cherokee County, North Carolina


Your Smoky Mountain Gateway Getaway Awaits!

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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Brewing: Coffee & Community

    It’s been said that “Good ideas start with brainstorming. Great ideas start with coffee!” and that is exactly the philosophy behind New Ventures Coffee. New Ventures Coffee is a mobile coffee company founded by locals, Steve Kurti and Sky Martinez. “We’re passionate about......MORE

Food Truck Fun in Cherokee County!

The Food Truck craze has hit Cherokee County and we are not mad about it!! In fact, our towns are planning full events around these mobile treat trucks! Food Truck Friday in Andrews & Third Thursday in Murphy are filled with unique food options, live music, and a chance to explore the small businesses......MORE

What to do on a Rainy Day in the Mountains!

Don’t let the weather rain on your parade! While Cherokee County is known for our fantastic mountain views, great hiking and biking trails, and outdoor adventures, we are also known for our very unpredictable weather! If you have already decided that today is going to be a lazy day, maybe these......MORE

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

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