Cherokee is for Families

Dozens of Kid-Friendly Activities

Families have always flocked to Cherokee because of all the kid-friendly activities. It's a casual, laid-back town with lots to see and do.

In addition to our well-known attractions, Cherokee's municipal parks offer much for families —

Bonfire Storytelling
Oconaluftee Island Park
Skateboarding & Cycling Park

Attractions include amusement parks with miniature golf, go-carts and fun rides; there are small zoos with exotic animals, zip lines, gem mines, movies and train rides. More

If you want an exciting outdoor adventure try whitewater rafting or tubing, horseback riding and biking.

Indian Village where you can learn about Cherokee life complete with blowgun demonstrations, and artisans making pottery, carving masks, making beadwork items and pottery. More

Mountain Farm Museum with a log farmhouse, barn, apple house, springhouse and a working blacksmith shop. More

The Museum of the Cherokee Indian presents the story of the Cherokee people using high-tech wizardry along with an extensive artifact collection. The museum is fun for the entire family and an exciting, educational event. More

"Unto These Hills" is one of the country's oldest outdoor dramas. A fun evening event for the entire family. More

Check the Calendar of Events for all the great festivals and other events in the area. Plan your next Smoky Mountain family vacation in Cherokee.