Where is Cherokee, North Carolina?
Making your way through the mountains is no easy task unless you have a good map, and we’ve got one for you. Hey, we won’t even judge you for using your handy GPS as long as it gets you here. There are many winding roads and scenic highways to choose from if you have the time and want to avoid the interstate. Our Cherokee maps include road and highway information, as well as the location of many of the area’s best attractions.
Driving Directions to Cherokee
From Asheville, NC – approximately one hour. Take I-40 west to Exit 27 (Great Smoky Mountains Expressway). Continue west on US 74 past Waynesville, Sylva and Dillsboro to Exit 74, Cherokee. US Hwy 441 will take you into Cherokee.
From Knoxville, TN – approximately two hours. Take I-40 east into North Carolina to Exit 27 (US 74, Great Smoky Mountains Expressway). Continue west on US 74 beyond Waynesville, Sylva, and Dillsboro to Exit 74, Cherokee. US Hwy 441 will take you into Cherokee.
From Atlanta, GA – approximately three hours. Take I-85 north to I-985, which becomes US 23, which becomes US 23/441. You will pass through Clayton, GA, Franklin, NC, and Dillsboro, NC. Just beyond Dillsboro, take US 74 (Great Smoky Mountains Expressway) west to Exit 74, Cherokee. US 441 will take you into Cherokee.