Cherokee leaders make their case for a indoor adventure park


A $93 million family adventure park in Cherokee would likely turn a profit during its first year of operation, according to early projections from the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians’ finance department. Tribal leaders see the adventure park as the missing piece of their tourism puzzle. The reservation already has a burgeoning casino and resort to attract the 21 and older crowd, a spa and golf course for the business class, hiking and fly fishing for outdoors types, and a suite of cultural attractions for inquisitive travelers – but there are few family themed offerings...

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Bowling, Caitlin. "Cherokee leaders make their case for a indoor adventure park." Smoky Mountain News. February 2013. Article. (, accessed February 15, 2013)