Golf  – There is nothing more exhilarating than teeing off while surrounded by our majestic mountains. Whether you are an avid golfer or just a beginner to the game, there are plenty of golf courses to keep you busy in and around Murphy NC.  

Hiking, Waterfalls & Mountain Bike Trails– If your hiking boots and walking stick are ready for a good day hike, our region is chock full of great hiking destinations. Enjoy the beautiful waterfalls that are located all around us.

Shopping Our beautiful town of Murphy provides unique and exclusive shopping experiences to its visitors.  In downtown, you’ll find a variety of shops including clothing boutiques, jewelry stores, antique stores, arts shops, outdoor adventure apparel and equipment, and much more.

Marinas -Whether you are a visitor to the area or a full time resident, you will enjoy our beautiful Lake Hiwassee. We are fortunate to have several good boat marinas here in Murphy. Most of them are smaller, local family operations – which makes them a great place to do business!

Camping -Murphy, North Carolina is known for its natural beauty and resources. If you love to get outside, there are lots of places you can camp here in Murphy and in surrounding areas. 

Cherokee County Schools– Cherokee County has a great school system. The education is top notch and the teachers are wonderful. The sports programs are good too!  Murphy High School’s football team won the 2016 1A State Championship. Go Bulldogs! Click on any of the links below to go straight to the school’s website.