Short Drive from Blue Ridge to Harrah’s Cherokee Valley Casino

There’s something inherently thrilling about spending the night in a luxurious Blue Ridge cabin rental, cooking breakfast the next morning for friends in a fully equipped kitchen and packing the car up that afternoon for an excursion to Murphy, NC where you will find Harrah’s Cherokee Valley Casino.

Located about 30 minutes from Blue Ridge, Harrah’s Cherokee Valley Casino is a 60,000 square foot gaming space jam-packed with just about every you could want in a casino, from slot machines to traditional table favorites like Blackjack and Roulette. While there’s gambling options to suite every taste, you’ll find plenty more to do if you find yourself bowing out a little early if luck wasn’t on your side at the Craps table.

A few of additional fun ideas to consider while you’re at Harrah’s Cherokee Valley Casino include:

Ultrastar Multi-Tainment Center

Recently opened alongside the casino, Harrah’s Ultrastar Multi-Taiment Center is a gaming enthusiasts heaven, with tons of arcade games to play and real-deal bowling lanes if you’re looking to get a little competitive with your friends.

You’ll also find the awesome StarBar at the Ultrastar Multi-Taiment Center, which serves up refreshing cocktails and delicious food to enjoy while you get your game on. Harrah’s runs specials every day of the week, like the Family Fun package on Saturdays which includes 90 minutes of bowling, a game card and a large cheese pizza.

If arcade gaming is more your style, there’s plenty of games to choose from like Air Hockey and even Mario Kart. Rack up your tickets and cash them in for an arcade prize that you can take back to your cabin rental in Blue Ridge cabin rental!


Another feature that makes Harrah’s of Cherokee Valley a great place to visit for the day is the fact that they have several restaurants on-site where you can sit for a spell and re-charge your batteries after a few hours on the casino floor.

We’re talking Nathan’s Famous Hot Dogs, Earl of Sandwich, Panda Express, Starbucks, Moe’s Southwest Grill, and Harrah’s own Landing Café.

Have a drink, grab a bite and get back to winning money on a full stomach!

The Book

If you’re confident enough in your favorite sports team to throw a little money on the odds of them winning, make sure you swing by The Book at Harrah’s Cherokee Valley Casino.

Coming in late fall, guests of the casino will be able to wager on a wide range of professional and collegiate sports teams, in addition to off-track horse racing while they enjoy their day at the casino.

The new sportsbook feature at Harrah’s was recently made possible as a result of a law that Governor Roy Cooper signed into law, allowing the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indians to open sportsbooks at the casino.

Have Good Times Only a Short Ride from Blue Ridge, GA

As mentioned earlier, Harrah’s Cherokee Valley Casino is just a little over 30 minutes from your cabin rental in Blue Ridge. A trip to the casino is a golden opportunity for a fun day out with friends and family, with awesome arcade games, great eats and the chance to make a little coin during your day out and about! Make things easy on yourself and arrange for a shuttle to and from the casino and back to your cabin rental so you can make the most out of your time, without having to worry about driving.

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