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Even though when we went there they told us that the Clingsmans dome was closed it really was not... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
lynnette904
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Lafayette, Louisiana
Appreciation to everyone

Always take time and stop here for all the information you will ever need to really enjoy this area.

Reviewed 26 October 2018
Don B
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Falling Waters, West Virginia, United States
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Even though when we went there they told us that the Clingsmans dome was closed it really was not but they were nice. Place was very clean

Thank lynnette904
Reviewed 1 November 2018

Very nice and interesting Visitor's Center. Really, it was very informative in regards to history and the Cherokee Indians. My only issue, no one wanted to talk to me. Oh wait, the custodian cleaning the windows was very nice and talkative. It was very clean,...More

Thank Benjamin V
Reviewed 26 October 2018

Always take time and stop here for all the information you will ever need to really enjoy this area.

Thank Don B
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Received helpful advice about fishing regulation in the area. Found that we need a 1-day license to fish now unless we are on private property.

Thank Clyde B
Reviewed 6 September 2018

We walked around for 10 minutes and no one ever came to see who came in or offer help, but the place smelled of popcorn so we were happy with that. There are all kinds of brochures for different activities. Most importantly, we walked out...More

Thank mshotwell
Reviewed 14 August 2018

An excellent stop for gathering information on things to do in and around Cherokee, NC. And there's always free coffee and popcorn! Everyone is very knowledgeable and helpful. A convenient place to get your Cherokee fishing permit or information about the pageant, "Unto These Hills".

Thank William L
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

My grandparents started bringing me to Cherokee every since I was at least 4 years old, Maybe younger, and this place has always been a must. No matter how many times we would go up there we always had to go to the visitor’s center....More

Thank Caleb T
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

The children enjoyed the free popcorn and ducks. They also have free coffee. We sat and looked at the river out back. They have clean restrooms. The ladies that were working the desk were very helpful. Make sure to get the map of the local...More

2  Thank H2406TTrachelb
Reviewed 3 April 2018

We have been to this visitor center a lot and it's probably one of the best visitor's centers out there! The staff is always super friendly. They will point out things that are happening around town. They offer popcorn and coffee, just for stopping in!...More

2  Thank Pamela D
Reviewed 31 January 2018

This visitor center has great information and is well worth the stop if you're driving through Cherokee.

2  Thank Rachel L
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Charlene W
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Response from GraciousGoodness | Reviewed this property |
Seriously? The people to which you refer are human...walk up and ask for a photo.
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Stephen D
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Response from pajamas2016 | Reviewed this property |
As long as it is still leaf time in the mtns. there will be some shops and restaurants open in or near Cherokee. Nearby is Sylva and DIllsboro with restaurants and neat shops all year long. Bryson city is near also with good... More
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