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Unto These Hills

788 Drama Road, Cherokee, NC 28719
+1 866-554-4557
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Wanted to see this as I had heard of it for several years in my visits to the Smokies and had not... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Amazing History Lesson

Ive seen this advertised for years and never took the time to visit Cherokee, even thought less... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Tryon, North Carolina
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Under the glow of summer stars, the Cherokee story comes to life. Performed in our 2,000 seat outdoor amphitheater, Unto These Hills is the family show too large for any screen.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 10:30
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
788 Drama Road, Cherokee, NC 28719
+1 866-554-4557
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Wanted to see this as I had heard of it for several years in my visits to the Smokies and had not go to fit it in. Was aware of the trial of tears but learned more of the events leading up to it. wonderful...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

Ive seen this advertised for years and never took the time to visit Cherokee, even thought less than 2 hours away. The historical drama was authentic, realistic, and entertaining. It was held in a magnificent natural setting. The actors were superb. I highly recommend this...More

Thank Carol1545
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We both enjoyed the play. Very moving and talented kids. Ample parking. I don't have more to say and am tired of being prompted to say more

Thank judywJ6878LH
Reviewed 3 days ago

This show takes place in an open amphitheatre. The steps in it are quite steep going back up if you are going to sit all the way down front. We waited till the last minute to buy tickets because we weren't sure about the weather....More

Thank mamajwm
Reviewed 5 days ago

we opted to see this performance the first evening we were in town. We were a tad tired from a day of travel and the weather was a tad questionable...but we went anyway. This was one of the few things we "paid' for while visiting...More

Thank Davis63863
Reviewed 6 days ago

This a great family, travel group, student or couple friendly event. From the beautiful venue to the performers, set, lighting and the story itself, this is a worthwhile night out. The story will pull at your heartstrings.

Thank rfruiz
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Having seen this as a child, I looked forward to taking my kids to see this outdoor drama. The crowd size on a summer night was a bit disappointing in size (many empty seats) and worried us at first. The production is cast with many...More

Thank SM P
Reviewed 6 days ago

It had been about 4 years since we last saw this production. It was good then and it is good now. Just to let you know what to expect based upon our experience…when you arrive, you will see lots of parking attendants. They are not...More

Thank stevewilhite
Reviewed 1 week ago

This drama about the Trail of Tears was brought back to life in front of you. It's a wonderful drama depicting the life of the Cherokee Indians and how they were treated. From the taking of their ancestral homes and land to the horrific march...More

Thank Jane M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great play in a beautiful outdoor setting! I enjoyed the open air theater and our experience. Well worth getting there early to see the young dancers and flute player. Bring a blanket or jacket, if you don't need it you can use it as a...More

Thank artDOTgeek
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
I have seats in the center section Row D. Are thease seats comfortable without a cushion?
12 June 2017|
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Response from Kimberly M | Reviewed this property |
I would take a cushion so you can be more comfortable because the seats are hard but the middle section is the best view for the show and I really enjoyed it.
Do I need to purchase tickets beforehand? What happen if it rains?
20 May 2017|
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Response from deerrivers | Reviewed this property |
You can purchase ticekts ahead. Please add cancellation insurance if you do. Another option, go midweek & purchase tickets at the last minute without insurance. Make sure the weather is clear. There is no refund without... More
Amy R
What type of handicapped parking and seating is available? I wouldn't need wheelchair access seating but something very easy to get to for elderly parents.
29 April 2017|
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Response from artDOTgeek |
If you plan on reserved seating, you will need to be prepared to descend a couple of flights of stairs and leave enough room to take your time. The handicap parking is parallel parking on both sides of the drive. If you... More