ValleyMLS.com is the most comprehensive, up-to-date home search site in North Alabama. ValleyMLS’s coverage area spans across nine counties including Cherokee, Dekalb, Etowah, Jackson, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, Marshall, and Morgan. Each of these counties have their own unique local spots and offer a variety of experiences to their residents.
Cherokee County, located in the eastern part of the state and bordering the state of Georgia, is an explorer’s dream. From water parks to rock climbing, there is something for any age to do in Cherokee County. At Chesnut Bay Resort, you can rent gorgeous lake houses where amenities include pools, kayaks, water bikes and trikes, and jet ski and pontoon boat rentals. Sharky’s Bayside Grill offers on-site dining with southern-style menu items such as “Brisket Philly Cheesesteak Sandwich,'' “Buffalo Shrimp Po Boy,” and the “Brisket Club.”
Additionally, the resort has a Blue Bell Ice Cream shop that is a perfect spot for a treat after a day on the lake. Pirate’s Bay Water Park nestled beside Chesnut Bay is great for water-lovers of all ages. This waterpark has twisting slides, pools, a splash pad, and a mini golf course. In walking distance to the resort, it’s another option if you choose to skip the lake for a day on land.
Cherokee Rock Village offers stimulating opportunities to rock climb, hike, camp, rock crawl, and bird watch. There are over 200 rope routes to rock climb, 115 camping spots, and four different trails to choose from. This park is the place to try out new outdoor hobbies!
Whether your goal is to explore the outdoors, try a new hobby or to enjoy a summertime treat, Cherokee County has you covered!
written by Brooke Frazier