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Top 10 Things to Do in Cherokee This Spring

Wondering what to do in Cherokee this spring? Check out a list of the top ten family friendly attractions and events you won't want to miss. In Cherokee there's something for everyone. Whether you're interested in exploring history, live cultural performances, and arts and crafts, or if you want to get outside for golfing, fishing, or amazing nature hikes with waterfalls, it's all in Cherokee and it's all on the list. Check it out. 

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An Insider’s Guide to Fishing in Cherokee

Beginners and top anglers agree: there's nothing like fishing the beautiful, bountiful waters of Cherokee for some peace and quiet, and trout...lots of trout! The Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indians Fisheries and Wildlife Management program stocks fish twice a week in over 150 spots on the Qualla Boundary, making it the most heavily stocked waters in the region. Wondering where to go to catch the big one? Read on for the insider's scoop. 

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Don’t Forget These 10 Things When Camping in Cherokee

Are you ready to camp in Cherokee? Do you have everything you'll need? Aside from the basics (tent, sleeping bag, firewood, etc.) here's a list of things you might not think to bring camping in Cherokee--but you'll be so glad you did! With over 36 cabins and campgrounds in and around Cherokee to choose from, there's something to suit campers of every kind and comfort level. 

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A Parade of Color: Cherokee’s 40th Annual Powwow, 4th of July Weekend

A visit to Cherokee's 40th Annual Powwow is like coming home. Thousands attend the annual powwow to enjoy the excitement and tradition featuring spectacular dance performances, traditional arts and crafts, live music, special events, tribal foods, amazing fireworks, and more. World championship dancers compete in full regalia for a chance to win over $60,000 in prize money. See for yourself why this event is described as a "parade of color."

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Qualla Open Air Indian Art Market

On August 29th, from 9 am to 4 pm, the 13th annual Open Air Indian Art Market will be held outside Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual. Visitors can meet some of the member artists, shop their wares, and enjoy live craft demos including beadwork, woodwork, stone carving, jewelry making, basket weaving, and pottery. There will also be live  music during the day, and traditional Cherokee dinners for sale made by members of the North American Indian Women's Association (NAIWA). The event is free and open to the public.

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