The average price of a 7-day trip to Cherokee is $1,623 for a solo traveler, $2,915 for a couple, and $5,465 for a family of 4. Cherokee hotels range from $59 to $270 per night with an average of $83, while most vacation rentals will cost $220 to $500 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Asheville Regional Airport (AVL) are between $577 and $908 per person for economy flights and $1,811 to $2,849 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $45 to $98 per person per day for transportation and enjoying local restaurants.

See below for average, budget, and luxury trip costs. You can also look up flight costs from your airport for more tailored flight pricing.

 

 

The Cheapest Times to Visit Cherokee, NC, US

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to AVL and stay in a Cherokee hotel:

  • January 8th to March 25th (except the week of March 12th)
  • April 16th to April 29th
  • August 6th to November 18th (except the weeks of October 15th and October 22nd)

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Cherokee is usually early September.

 

Average Cherokee Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Cherokee for a week is $1,186-$2,430($169-$347 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $45 to $98 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $361 to $772 for economy

Lodging: $85 to $119 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $132 to $162 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Cherokee for a week is $2,294-$4,160($328-$594 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $90 to $196 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $722 to $1,544 for economy

Lodging: $85 to $119 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $132 to $162 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Cherokee for a week is $3,724-$7,260($532-$1,037 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $180 to $392 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,444 to $3,088 for economy

Lodging: $170 to $238 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $198 to $227 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Cherokee

How cheap can you make a vacation to Cherokee? The cheapest trip to Cherokee is about $116 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 1% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $80 per night. These inexpensive rentals must be booked as early as possible and may not be in the most desirable areas. 1-star hotels are more likely to be available, with rooms starting at around $50.

Even cheaper trips are possible depending on where you live and whether you can drive. Check the cheapest times to fly for more saving ideas.

Budget Solo Traveler

The lowest cost for one person to visit Cherokee for a week is $815-$1,687($116-$241 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $22 to $45 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $361 to $772 for economy

Lodging: $50 to $59 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $80 to $100 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Cherokee for a week is $1,330-$2,774($190-$396 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $44 to $90 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $722 to $1,544 for economy

Lodging: $50 to $59 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $80 to $100 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Cherokee for a week is $2,660-$5,188($380-$741 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $88 to $180 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,444 to $3,088 for economy

Lodging: $100 to $118 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $112 to $140 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is harder to travel to Cherokee cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Cherokee Trip

There is no true ceiling on the cost of a luxury trip, so our estimates are based on what most people do in Cherokee.

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Cherokee for a week is $2,258-$8,254($323-$1,179 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $99 to $186 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $827 to $1,552 for first class

Lodging: $123 to $270 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $500 to $900 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Cherokee for a week is $3,778-$11,108($540-$1,587 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $198 to $372 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,654 to $3,104 for first class

Lodging: $123 to $270 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $500 to $900 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Cherokee for a week is $7,556-$19,516($1,079-$2,788 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $396 to $744 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,308 to $6,208 for first class

Lodging: $246 to $540 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $750 to $1,350 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Cherokee Hotel Prices

The cost of staying in Cherokee is higher than the average city. On average hotels are less expensive than vacation rentals. Luxury vacation rentals are more expensive in Cherokee due to very high property costs. The graphs below show how much cost can vary depending on the type of experience you’re looking for.

Cherokee Lodging Cost by Star Status

The average price for the class of hotel is on the (y) axis. The hotel class (out of 5 stars) is on the (x) axis.

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Hotel Price

Prices are based on Cherokee hotel averages and may not reflect current prices. In some cases, we extrapolate prices to estimate costs, and hotels with your desired star rating may not be available.

Vacation Rental Prices

The percent of vacation rentals in the price range is on the left (y) axis. Price range is on the bottom (x) axis.

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Percent of rentals

There are a healthy amount of vacation rentals serving all budgets in Cherokee.

 

Flight Costs to Cherokee

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $908 average in late July to a low of $577 in early September. Median flight price is $589. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Cherokee our data includes 436 originating airports, and 101 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Cherokee from an airport like Shevchenko (SCO) in Aktau (Kazakhstan) for an average $5,697 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Orlando Sanford International (SFB) in Sanford, FL (the United States) at an average of just $144.

 

Average Flight Cost by Season

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Worldwide Flight Prices

Average Flight Cost by Day of Week

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Departure Day Prices
Return Day Prices

 

The cheapest day to fly in is typically Tuesday, and the cheapest day to fly back is usually Tuesday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Cherokee, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $331, so you can easily save about 57% simply by using our free flight guides and booking in advance.

 

Daily Expenses Budget

Daily vacation expenses vary more based on what you’re interested in doing. A fine dining restaurant with drinks around Cherokee can easily cost $340 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $22 per person. Private tours can cost $673 per day, but self-guided tours to see the outdoor sights can be free. Costs vary wildly, so recommendations are made based on the cost of living and averages we see for this type of vacation.

 

 

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