Welcome to Legendary Cherokee. Discover authentic Cherokee history, culture and legend in the natural beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains of North Carolina. We’ve lived in these mountains for 11,000 years, so we know where all the best things are. We’ll show you authentic Cherokee culture through reconstruction and re-enactment, interaction and artifacts. Here you can enjoy a completely different way of life amidst the breathtaking mountains of our homeland. Please come. Nature, art, ancestry and awe await you.
All of our venues are wheelchair accessible. Mountainside Theater is wheelchair accessible and has seating available. Oconaluftee Indian Village is accessible, but has difficult terrain for wheelchairs.
Under the glow of summer stars, the Cherokee story comes to life in this awe-inspiring outdoor drama. Performed in our 2,000 seat outdoor amphitheater, Unto These Hills is the family show too large for any screen.
Join us for an interactive journey through Cherokee history. Our tour guides, well-educated in traditional Cherokee culture and donned in native dress, take guests on a stroll through a pivotal time in the life of the Oconaluftee Indian Village.
The Tsalagi Touring Group brings a truly Cherokee experience to schools, community events, festivals, and other functions. Packages can include craft demonstrations, traditional dances, 7-Clan presentation or a combination of each.
Qualla Arts and Crafts Mutual
Stroll among the beautiful arts and crafts created by generations of Native Americans. Each unique piece is a handmade work of art and many of these unique treasures are for sale. Free for all ages!
Museum of the Cherokee Indian
Take a step back in time with a self-guided tour at the Museum of the Cherokee Indian. Follow the Cherokee story through our interactive and one of a kind Museum Experience!
View nearby events hosted by Cherokee Historical Association, Legendary Cherokee, and our Cherokee partners!