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Things to Do in Tahlequah Near Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tahlequah

Explore Tahlequah

Don't Go Home Without

This hotel's locale in Tahlequah allows guests easy access to the Cherokee Nation history. Don’t go home without visiting the Cherokee Nation Gift Shop and taking a piece of the nation’s history home with you!

Must See

Take a trip, have some fun! Enjoy one of the local casinos. The Holiday Inn Express & Suites is located near the Cherokee Casino Tahlequah. Take a trip into the past by visiting the Cherokee Heritage Center and learn many things about the traditional life of the Cherokee Indian. You could even enjoy some easygoing shopping in historic Downtown Tahlequah and support local business owners.

Must Do

Looking for something the whole family can enjoy? Check out the schedule at the NSU’s Center for Performing Arts or take the family to one of NSU’s home football games. Play a relaxing game of golf at one of our local courses. Spend the day on water, either floating the Illinois River or out on Lake Tenkiller. Take a trip back to nature and visit the J.T. Nickel Family Nature & Wildlife Preserve

Local Tips

Tahlequah is considered the Headquarters and Capitol of the Cherokee Nation. Host to the 2nd largest Stomp Dance in the nation.The Cherokee National Holiday has been celebrated over Labor Day for the past 175 years. Big Jim's Motorcycle Rally is in Sept.; Keetoowah Celebration in Oct., Taste of Tahlequah in Nov.; Red Fern Festival in April and Holiday winter ice skating in historic downtown.

Nearby Attractions

  • River Rafting
  • Cherokee Heritage Center

Nearby Dining

  • Sam & Ellas Chicken Palace
  • Linney Breaux