Travel Blogs from Cherokee, United States

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Fishing!, Cherokee, United States travel blog

Fishing!

A travel blog entry by lord13

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Hello, today we woke up and ate some chorizo, with eggs, and papas.  They were really good!  Then we went to a ranger talk where we learned all about the whistle pig (a.k.a. groundhog).  This was neat because I saw a whistle pig ...

River Gone Wild, Cherokee, United States travel blog

River Gone Wild

A travel blog entry by lord13

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Hello, today was the best!  Except, we didn't make the ranger talk which included looking for salamanders.  The Smoky Mountains has 31 different species of salamanders living there and we were looking forward to learning ...

A Day Trip To Pisgah National Forest, Cherokee, United States travel blog

A Day Trip To Pisgah National Forest

A travel blog entry by fred.ropp

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... , We took a day trip to Pisgah which runs through the Smoky Mountain Nat Forest. The mountains run down to the Cherokee Indian Reservation.  The hills are continuously covered with an ominous, smoky look caused by low lying cloud formations.  ...

Cherokee Nation, Cherokee, United States travel blog

Cherokee Nation

A travel blog entry by alvrez

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... maker (who gave a demonstration with it, Josh really liked that bit!) and we also saw a 1500's, 1750's and 1800 reconstructions of Cherokee cabins. We also saw how they made dug out canoes with clay & small fires and the type of traps they used to catch ...

5 Cars in an hour., Cherokee, United States travel blog

5 Cars in an hour.

A travel blog entry by lblack

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... the back of me. First stop after driving out of Atlanta, was Cornelia, a small town about 60 miles from Cherokee, which has one of the worlds largest Apples.  After wandering around we went to Tallulah Falls where a famous tightrope walker ...

Smokies, Cherokee National Forest Tennessee, United States travel blog

Smokies

A travel blog entry by wandering_man

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Very nice campground, beautiful falls and lake.  Wandering_man and Wandering_woman hiked around the lake, and up near the falls.  Got some good ...

The Blue Ridge - Asheville to Cherokee, Cherokee, United States travel blog

The Blue Ridge - Asheville to Cherokee

A travel blog entry by cliff-n-chris

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... Rockfish Gap.  At Rockfish Gap the road becomes the Blue Ridge Parkway, which finishes 469.1 miles later just north of Cherokee.  We have driven the whole 574.5 miles, definitely a unique experience. We had storms yesterday so this morning ...

How y'all, Cherokee, United States travel blog

How y'all

A travel blog entry by veromarcos

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... kept complaining that her husband (who was loading the truck behind us) didnt understand her because he was only "mixed blooded indian Cherokee". She gave us her address and cell phone in case we were close to her trailer park in Cherokee! Given the ...

Great Smoky National Park, Cherokee, United States travel blog

Great Smoky National Park

A travel blog entry by lblack

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Dear Family & Friends, Caroline and I had a brilliant day at the Great Smokey National Park, traveling through it from North Carolina to Tennessee across the state line.  I will leave the pictures to tell the story.  Off today to the Great ...

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Cherokee, United States travel blog

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

A travel blog entry by cliff-n-chris

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... Our first stop was at Clingmans Dome, at 6,643 feet the highest mountain in the park, and one of the highest peaks in the eastern United States.  The parking lot is at 6,352 feet, then you have to walk another half mile to the summit - the trail was ...

Enjoying the Parkway, Cherokee, United States travel blog

Enjoying the Parkway

A travel blog entry by a3dennert

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June 19 We started the morning off at 8:30am and found ourselves at the Luray Caverns (http://www.luraycaverns.com/) by 9:30am. The Luray Caverns has been renowned as a spectacular natural wonder. The caverns were first discovered in 1878 by a ...

Smokey Mountains-Flaming Arrow Campground, Cherokee, United States travel blog

Smokey Mountains-Flaming Arrow Campground

A travel blog entry by carrieandbob

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We spent three nights at the Flaming Arrow Campground in Cherokee NC.  They had unseasonably warm weather-a real blessing for us since our only transportation once the Winnie is hooked up at the campsite is our motorcycles.  Well, we arrived on ...

Last of the Mohicans, Cherokee, United States travel blog

Last of the Mohicans

A travel blog entry by millarmotortour

... as I drove down the beautiful Blue Mountain Parkway. I am just on my way to Chimney Rock Park where they filmed Last of The Mohicans and then Cherokee, North Carolina near the Great Smokey Park for an evening drama of the Cherokee Indians. + 85 ...

The Cherokee, Cherokee, United States travel blog

The Cherokee

A travel blog entry by cliff-n-chris

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... extortionate cost of a ticket, so didn't bother.  Instead we had a quick walk around Bryson City then headed back to Cherokee. Next we visited the Museum of the Cherokee Indian where we met Jerry Wolf who autographed a brochure for us while telling ...

Day 122 - Learner Drivers!, Cherokee, United States travel blog

Day 122 - Learner Drivers!

A travel blog entry by thebusmonkeys

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... ! On a narrow, windy country road! Incredible! Finally back on civilised roads, we passed through several towns before entering the Cherokee Indian Reservation and about 15 miles after that, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. We stopped at a ranger ...

Day 123 - Back Breaking Mountain, Cherokee, United States travel blog

Day 123 - Back Breaking Mountain

A travel blog entry by thebusmonkeys

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... Indian, in the town of Cherokee, just outside the park boundary. The museum houses the world's greatest collection of Cherokee artefacts and treasures, from tools and weapons to jewellery and clothing to pottery and manuscripts. But more than that it ...

Rode horses in Smokeys, over Pass, camp, Smokemount, Great Smokey's NP, United States travel blog

Rode horses in Smokeys, over Pass, camp

A travel blog entry by cainrvtrip

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We woke early to go on a horse back ride in the meadow and hills of Cades Cove in Smokey NP.  After ride we drove through Pigon Fodge, looking for Dolly Parton, we never found her, what a touist trap Pigon Forge is.  We drove over the Newfound ...

The Hills Are Alive, Cherokee, United States travel blog

The Hills Are Alive

A travel blog entry by burtonll

... let's focus on heritage and tradition as we visit one of the longest running outdoor plays in the United States. Unto These Hills opened in Cherokee, North Carolina, in 1950, and it's still accumulating rave reviews. Nearly six million people have ...

Is That Bear Poop?, Cherokee, United States travel blog

Is That Bear Poop?

A travel blog entry by patry

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After waking up at Walmart State Park we were able to forget about the day before and were ready to tackle the Blue Ridge Parkway again.  This time things went much better (NO FOG) and we were able to enjoy the beautiful views.   Every so ...

Mobile Update, Cherokee, United States travel blog

Mobile Update

A travel blog entry by valerielarocque

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Just checking out my mobile access.. Here is a pic of our sweet ride :o) Sent from my ...

Moving to the Mountains, Cherokee, United States travel blog

Moving to the Mountains

A travel blog entry by lblack

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... of Racing, we moved towards the mountain, on the way to Cherokee, we stopped of at Chimney Rock Park.  Finally moving onto Cherokee which will be our home for the next couple of nights before we move onto the Blue Ridge Parkway. A few pictures ...

Day 2: Getting to the Park, Cherokee, United States travel blog

Day 2: Getting to the Park

A travel blog entry by bnthms88

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... an hour or so. Their cafe makes a great Vanilla Italian Cream Soda, which Tory and I both enjoyed.  Around 3PM, we arrived in Cherokee, NC, which is the closely town directly south of the park. We went to the only grocery store in town, a good ol' ...

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Cherokee, United States travel blog

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

A travel blog entry by lblack

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Spent the day in and around the Great Smoky Mountains National Park http://www.nps.gov/grsm/index.htm and visited Gatinburg to go up the Space Needle and travel up the mountain on a Sky Ride.  Some amazing views today.  Tomorrow we start the ...

Villages and Reservations, Cherokee, United States travel blog

Villages and Reservations

A travel blog entry by burtonll

Cherokee, North Carolina, population 8,519. The Cherokee Indian Reservation covers 56,000 acres in an area east of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park known as the Qualla Boundary. Most of the 10,000 members of the Eastern Band of the Cherokee ...

The Great Smoky National Park, Cherokee, United States travel blog

The Great Smoky National Park

A travel blog entry by griffithb

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... to turn on the wiper blades for more that just the occasional swipe. We eventually got to the Visitor & Welcome Center on the Cherokee end of the park. We milled around the shop for awhile and I bought a couple of stamps for my park book....which I ...

Jul 10, 2011, Cherokee, United States travel blog

Jul 10, 2011

A travel blog entry by roadtrippers

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Jul 11, 2011, Cherokee, United States travel blog

Jul 11, 2011

A travel blog entry by roadtrippers

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Day 3 - Our First Hike, Cherokee, United States travel blog

Day 3 - Our First Hike

A travel blog entry by bnthms88

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... highest peak east of the Mississippi (that honor belongs to Mount Mitchell in NC, off of the Blue Ridge Parkway). We drove around Cherokee for a few minutes to charge our phones and send a few texts, then we were on our way up the mountain. Introduction ...

Cherokee, North Carolina, Cherokee, United States travel blog

Cherokee, North Carolina

A travel blog entry by zoeandgigs

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We are now at the edge of the Great Smokey Mountains. We have stopped at Cherokee, an indian reserve and tomorrow we will drive through the mountains (we have found free internet so have decided to keep you updated!). Its was about a 3 hour drive from ...

Just because four states were not enough...., Cherokee, United States travel blog

Just because four states were not enough....

A travel blog entry by ixtaccihuati

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