REGION 1: Robbinsville, Fontana, Deals Gap NC & TN
Closest to the Dragon, Cherohala Skyway, and Moonshiner28
Phone: 828-479-8967 or 772-466-6587 , Email
Dock Holiday House on Lake Santeetlah – Vacation cabin rental with private dock for swimming and boating. Level parking for cars, motorcycles, trailers.
Stay at a lakeside cottage located near the Cherohala Skyway and Tail of the Dragon. Take a 10% discount off our already reasonable rates, just mention you saw this add on the TOD newsletter!!
Phone: 828-479-4726 (8am - 9pm est) , Email
Six cabins on US129, 2 1/2 miles south of Robbinsville. Twenty mins to the Dragon, 15 mins to the Cherohala. Situated on Tallulah Creek with panoramic mountain views. Good access, trailer parking, secured covered bike parking. Bike wash, loading ramp, gas grills, firepits, gameroom & Wi-Fi. Situated at the Cherrington family farm along Talulah Creek with great mountain views. OPEN YEAR ROUND
Phone: 865-856-6762 , Email
Sweet Berries Bed and Breakfast – Located just off US hwy 129 on a 120 mile loop to the Cherohala Skyway. Your experience starts with a spacious room, a large comfortable bed, and a spectacular gourmet breakfast at our inn. Enjoy the excitement of cruising the mountains and valleys of Tennessee. At days end come back, take a hot shower, relax and be pampered with a complimentary snack and beverage before bedtime. Pavement from your home to our front door, covered parking for motorcycles, trailer parking. Four spacious rooms, free WIFI and phone service, HD-TV, and much more.
Phone: 828-479-8121 , Email
Two Authentic log cabins with many special touches. The Log Cabin is 3 BR 2 bath, The Log Lodge is 4 BR 3 bath. Both cabins include fireplace, hot tub, rustic log furniture, and located in a very remote area that offers complete privacy. Cabins are within their own private setting, yet within walking distance. Rent one or bring a group and rent both. Access is via a gravel road for nearly a mile and then up a moderately steep gravel driveway.
Phone: 865-253-3566 or 865-253-3565 , Email
Located in Tennessee on US 129 just 9 miles from the Dragon. Next door to dining at the Dragon Pitt BBQ Shack. Rider owned and operated.
Restaurant open Thurs-Sun from 11-6 (Sunday until 5pm). We also cater to large groups for a pre-designated lunch stop. If you call and give us notice we can be prepared for quicker service. 865-253-3566 or 865-253-3565. 10% room discount for active military. Rider owned and operated.
Phone: 828-479-1251 , Email
Located on Moonshiner 28 (NC 28) between Fontana and NC 143. New one-bedroom air conditioned cabins with private bath and deck. Mini fridge, microwave, coffee maker. Lots of parking for trailers. From $75 a night. Three cabins available.
Phone: 828-479-9777 , Email
Located in Downtown Robbinsville, across from the Courthouse. Where the locals eat !! The best home cooking in town. Prime rib, salad bar, sweet potato fries, fried cheesecake.
Phone: 828-479-3256 , Email
Located in downtown Robbinsville on US 129. Covered bike parking. Paved parking for trailers. Reasonable rates. Clean and biker friendly.
Phone: (828) 479-3953 , Email
Located just off Moonshiner 28 (NC28), near Fontana Lake, 11 miles from Robbinsville NC, and 20 miles from the Tail of the Dragon. Teaberry Hill is a 6-acre RV campground that can accommodate any size RV with our large pull-through sites.
Phone: 877-886-4562 & 828-488-3280 , Email
Drive the paved road up to Fox Hill Cabin and enjoy this 3 bedroom/ 3 bath heaven on a mountain stream. With Satellite HD TV, wireless internet access, covered parking, big outside deck, fully-equipped kitchen, and a hot tub, and two master suites, Fox Hill Cabin is the motorcycle-friendly retreat of your dreams! Only 2 paved miles from downtown Robbinsville, Fox Hill Cabin books fast, so call ASAP to get your dates!
Phone: 828-498-2800 , Email
Located on US129 in NC minutes from the Dragon and Moonshiner28, across the street from Fugitive Dam. Completely renovated in 2011. Rooms, cabins, formal dining, informal dining on the river deck, bar, gift shop, covered motorcycle parking.
Phone: 828-479-3830 , Email
Lone Duck Cabin is a unique vacation rental located just off of Moonshiner28. Near Tail Of the Dragon at Deals Gap and the Cherohala Skyway, 45 minutes to Cherokee, Great Smoky Mountain National Park (US441), and the Blue Ridge Parkway. And, just minutes to Fontana Lake where you will find marinas, boat rentals, boat landings, docks, and lake swimming. Originally a country family home, it has now been updated and decorated in southern “Shabby Chic” including corrugated metal ceiling in the living room, wood flooring, thick rough sawn wood stairs with rustic railings, a charming new kitchen with an old homestead feel, an old fashioned front porch to watch the world go by, and a small second floor deck to relax with a morning cup of coffee or an evening toddy. Two bedrooms, 2 bath, covered parking.
Phone: 828 479 6680 , Email
Located minutes from Robbinsville. three bedrooms, 2 baths, covered porch, complete kitchen, laundry. Trailer parking available. Complete linens and towels provided. Cleaning fees included in rental rates.
Phone: (828) 735-2300 , Email
Retail store with local honey, candles, and skin care products all made by Wehrloom Honey, as well as baskets, cheese, jams, and a variety of other crafts made by Graham County artisans.
Phone: 828 479 3141 , Email
Located just off Moonshiner 28 (NC28) 15 minutes from the Tail of the Dragon, and one mile from Fontana Lake. Paved access and paved parking. New, two story, log log home in wooded setting. Four bedroom, three bath, two great rooms.
We’ve lowered our rates for late summer and fall bookings, call us today!!
Phone: 828.498.2211 Toll Free 800.849.2258 , Email
Located just 7 miles from the Tail of the Dragon. A Great Smoky Mountain year round resort destination featuring Lodge Rooms, Cabins, Campground, Swimming Pools & Lazy River, Fitness Center, Marina, Boat Rentals, Restaurants, Bar, Group and Convention facilities. The area’s breathtaking mountain vistas and panoramic views from Fontana & Cheoah lakes provide memories to last a lifetime.
Fontana Village, just 7 miles from the Tail of the Dragon. Ask for Dragonslayer’s Club Discount – stop by the resort, call 800-849-2258 or sign up for your free membership card to receive 25% off lodging on select accommodations. CLICK HERE for more information.
Fontana Village Resort Summer Music Calendar
Music events held at the Wildwood Grill
- Randy Flack, Friday August 14, 7 pm – 10 pm
- Yasgurs Farm, Saturday August 15, 7 pm – 10 pm
Join us for Labor Day Weekend celebrations! Live music by Randy Flack and South 129, recreation games, a cookout and more! Visit FontanaVillage.com for more information.
Phone: 828-479-6772 ,
Located in downtown Robbinsville on the US 129 Bypass. Biker friendly. Continental breakfast included. Free WiFi.
Phone: (828)735-2228 , Email
New! Located on the banks of the Cheoah River, very close to Robbinsville, NC. Hard packed gravel drive, paved and level covered parking. Stay up in the trees in one of our unique, luxury treehouses in a “back to nature” riverside setting. Six units to choose from, king size memory foam bed, double occupancy, Sat TV, free Wifi, AC/Heat, microwave, refrigerator, coffee maker, hair dryer, complimentary continental breakfast. Common areas include BBQ area, fire pits, games, and more.
Reserve your Tree House vacation today !! Located on the banks of the Cheoah River near Robbinsville NC. Paved and level access, hard packed gravel drive, paved and level parking. Convenient to the Dragon and Cherohala Skyway.
Phone: (828) 479-4488 , Email
Located in downtown Robbinsville, NC. Specializing in Harley Davidson service. Lots of biker gear, leathers, stickers, and gifts. Roadside Pickup & towing service. Work on ALL MAKES AND MODELS OF MOTORCYCLES and do HYDRAULICS for trailers, lift gates, RV’s, etc.
Phone: 828-479-4998 , Email
Full service motorcycle parts store and repair shop. Wheelers Performance is conveniently located 1 mile north of Robbinsville NC on US129. Only 12 miles to the Tail of the Dragon at Deals Gap and Moonshiner 28, and 12 miles to the Cherohala Skyway.
Phone: 828-479-6431 ,
National Forest Campground Information.
CABLE COVE ~ Off Hwy 28 near Fontana Lake – 26 campsites, flush toilets, no showers; boat launch ramp
CHEOAH POINT ~ On Lake Santeetlah – 18 tent/camper sites, 6 RV sites with electricity/water, 2 cabins, 2 bathhouses with toilets/hot water showers, boat launch ramp; reservations required for RV sites and cabins
HORSE COVE ~ Near Lake Santeetlah – 17 campsites, flush toilets, no showers
TSALI ~ Off Hwy 28 near Fontana Lake – 42 campsites, 38 mi. of bike/horse trails, showers, flush toilets, boat launching ramp, 38 miles of multi-use trails; boat launch ramp nearby
(NF Campgrounds open mid-April thru October, depending on weather. All have drinking water and will accommodate trailers. First-come, first-served basis, unless otherwise noted)
RATTLERFORD GROUP CAMPGROUND ~ Adjacent to Joyce Kilmer Forest – 4 campsites which accommodate up to 25 people per site, flush toilets, hot showers (reservations/payment required at least 3 weeks in advance)
PRIMITIVE & ROADSIDE CAMPING ~ is permitted throughout the Cheoah Distirct, unless otherwise posted, must pack out all trash and bury all human waste, Many areas in Big Santeetlah and Big Snowbird drainage are popular for camping. A few vault toilets are available. Camping stay is limited to 14 days. Additional information and rates/campsite available at Cheoah Ranger District
Phone: TOLL FREE 800-343-7635 OR DIRECT 828-479-6441 , Email
Local Real Estate Office Cherokee Realty offers a wide selection of properties for sale and vacation rentals including cottages along Lake Santeetlah and secluded mountain get-a ways. See all the details on our web site and call us today for reservations.
Phone: 865-977-1669 (Maryville) 865-774-3445 (Pigeon Forge) , Email
Maryville TN – full service dealership, Shed concert venue, Stinkers BBQ. Pigeon Forge TN – full service dealership. Retail Outposts: US129 Dragon Outpost, Cherohala Skyway Tellico Plains TN, Hillbilly Outpost Gatlinburg TN, and Kodak TN.
Visit SHED WEBSITE for detailed concert event line-up. There’s always a $5 ride-up discount at the gate! Eat on-site at Stinkers BBQ, and enjoy a great show. The Shed is located at our flagship location: 1820 W. Lamar Alexander Parkway, Maryville, TN, Tel 865-977-1669.
- Saturday Aug 15 Green River: The Ultimate CCR Tribute Show
- Saturday Aug 22 KISS Army: The Coolest Band in The World
- Saturday Aug 29 American Aquarium
- Saturday Sep 5 The Kentucky Headhunters
- Saturday Sep 12 Sturgill Simpson
- Saturday Sep 19 Cody Canada & The Departed
Smoky Mountain Harley-Davidson Outposts official Harley-Davidson apparel and motorclothes, as well as custom Harley-Davidson apparel, regional maps, and tourist information: Cherohala Skyway Harley-Davidson. Take a load off, rockers on the porch or in the lounge upstairs. Located at entrance to Cherohala Skyway on the Tennessee side. Tel. 423- 253-7432. Summer Hours (April 28 – Sept 30) Daily: 10am – 6pm
US129 Dragon Harley-Davidson, just north of the Dragon and Foothills Parkway on US129! Tel. 865-856-5942 Summer Hours (April 28 – Sept 30) Daily: 10am – 6pm
Phone: 865-983-8511 , Email
Located just 20 miles from the Tail of the Dragon… NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST SOUTHERN MOUNTAIN INNS by USA TODAY! Only minutes from the Dragon, this is the perfect spot to rest and recoup from a great day of riding. Nestled atop Chilhowee Mountain at 2200 feet elevation near Maryville TN, this luxury log cabin B&B offers a quiet, peaceful escape where you can enjoy the seclusion of the forest and panoramic views of the Smokies. King size beds, two person air jet bath tub, two shower-headed showers, steam showers, HD-TV and WI-FI. Homemade breakfast served each morning in the dining room. All soft drinks and snacks are included. Motorcycle and Trailer Parking Available. Check us out on Tripadvisor.
Enjoy 20% Off any 2 or more consecutive night stay in the same room – that is $160 per night plus tax instead of the regular rate of $200.
Our log lodge, named one of the top 10 Southern Mountain Inns according to USA Today, offers full breakfast and luxurious accommodations. Relax and unwind in either a two person air-jet tub, or a hot tub on your private deck, or a steam shower depending on the room chosen. Our lodge is at 2300 feet in elevation and is 500 feet above the foothills parkway, only minutes from the Tail of the Dragon. With three luxury rooms you can bring a group and enjoy your time together on the covered porches or the great room, both overlooking the Smoky Mountains.
With 40% of our guests being motorcyclists we have room for trailers and plenty of parking. A well maintained paved road brings you right to our driveway. The driveway and parking area are packed gravel with paver blocks for kickstands. Call 865-983-8511 for more information and to book your getaway.
Offer good through December 31, 2015. Just mention you saw our ad on Tail of the Dragon. Not valid with any other offer.
Phone: 828-479-8558 or 828-735-2049 , Email
New vacation home on Lake Santeetlah. Located just of US129 on your way to the Dragon. Level parking, private dock on lake. Perfect for two couples.
Phone: 828-479-2233 , Email
Located just minutes from Robbinsville, 20 miles to the Dragon and 10 miles to the Cherohala Skyway. Gleanings resort includes luxury suites, some with kitchenttes, all with access to kitchen facilities. There is paved access to the main Resort building and ample uncovered parking. Steep access in some parts of the resort. Guests have access to the outdoor pool and hot tub, wifi, Satellite TV.
Phone: 828-479-2765 , Email
Vacation home on Snowbird Creek with fishing access out the back door. Paved level access and garage for your motorcycles or sportcar. Two bedroom, 2 bath, beds for 4-5 people. Located 9 miles from Robbinsville, 7 miles from the Cherohala Skyway, and 25 miles from the Tail of the Dragon.
Phone: PH or TXT 865-617-3508 , Email
Want to stay close to the Tail of the Dragon at Deals Gap.? You can’t get much closer than the Happy Valley Chalet. You can be on the Dragon is just 5 minutes. Motorcycle Friendly with garage facilities for your bikes !! Extra large three bedroom home on private 35 acres.
End of summer 5% discount.
Phone: 828-479-8223 , Email
Beckner’s Vacation Rental, on the banks of Atoah Creek, just off the Tail of the Dragon and Cherohala Skyway Scenic Loop near Robbinsville, North Carolina. Three bedroom, 2 bath with flat land and plenty of room to park for trailers. Easy paved access to a short, hard-packed level gravel drive leading to the house. Open year round.
Phone: TOLL FREE 888-604-3075 , Email
Feel like you’re on top of the world at Tip of the Dragon Retreat! With paved roads, covered parking, and a fantastic view of Cheoah Lake, you’ll be in heaven at this 2 Bedroom/1 Bath cabin. At Deals Gap, just a one minute drive from the famed Tail of the Dragon, this is the ideal location for motorcycle and sports car enthusiasts.
Phone: 828-479-8400 or 800-768-7129 , Email
Located 2 miles from the beginning of the Cherohala Skyway (NC). Three Large Cabins: The Treetops, The Point, and The Ridge are conveniently located within walking distance. Rent all three vacation rentals for groups up to 25 people – call or email for special rates. All cabins have separate hot tubs, wifi, Sat TV, and Verizon cell phone service. The Treetops. 4 bedroom, 2 bath, sleeps 10, includes a brand new 20×40 garage & gameroom. The Point 3 bedroom, 2.5 baths with 6 full size beds, game room, drive in garage. The Ridge 3 bedroom, 2 baths with 7 twin size beds, 30×50 drive in garage & gameroom.
Discounts available for the Point during the month of August, call for price.
Phone: 828-479-3370 ,
Located on Main Street just off US 129 in downtown Robbinsville. Hotel Rooms & Cottages. Look for the Red Roofs !! Biker friendly.
Phone: 828-479-4555 , Email
One and two bedroom suites in Robbinsville with easy access. Walk to restaurants. WIFI, satellite TV, kitchens, laundry gas grills. Cottages also available.
Phone: 828-479-3864 , Email
First class accommodations aimed at the motorcycle crowd. Located just 30 minutes from the Dragon and Cherohala Skyway, the Ironhorse offers cabin rooms, full cabins, bunkhouse, and camping. Located directly on Stecoah Creek. Dining available.
Phone: 828-479-6470 or 205-454-5320 , Email
Four cabins located near Robbinsville. Efficiency and two bedroom house ¼ mile from downtown Robbinsville and two cabins 4 miles from Robbinsville on 143 west. Reasonable rates. Satellite TV. Full kitchen, garage, outdoor grills.
Four cabins located near Robbinsville. Offering 15% off for military members and their families.
Phone: Telephone: (828) 479-8888, (888) 828-3978 , Email
Located 13 miles from the Dragon. Nine-room lodge located on Lake Santeetlah, just off of US129, 4 miles north of Robbinsville. Game room with billiards and darts. Private dining room with full service bar for guests only. Paved access.
Phone: (865) 771-0957 , Email
Three luxury vacation rentals on Huffman Creek. Remote, private mountain escape. A unique vacation experience. Access via gravel road, low clearance and motorcycles not recommended. Perfect for dual sport riders. Trout fishing just steps away.
Phone: 828-479-8464 , Email
Located on HWY28 about 18 miles east of the Dragon. Paved parking, clean rooms, and good location. Various rooms from one double bed to efficiencies for 6 people. Open April 15 through October 31. Ben and Barbara Crisp welcome motorcyclists.
Phone: 828-788-1099 , Email
Located in Robbinsville near Lake Santeetlah. Within minutes of the Tail of the Dragon, Cherohala Skyway, and Moonshiner28. Camping Cabins, The Big Dawg’s House, Tent and RV sites. Happy to honor our Military personnel w/ 20% discount all the time. Covered M/C Parking, Pet friendly and WiFi. Open Year Round – PH: 828-788-1099
Located in Robbinsville near Lake Santeetlah. Within minutes of the Tail of the Dragon, Cherohala Skyway, and Moonshiner28. Camping Cabins, 2 large 6 person cabins, Tent and RV sites. Covered M/C Parking. Pet friendly. WiFi. Open Year Round. PH: 828-788-1099
Phone: 828-479-4248 , Email
Designed for the motorcycling crowd with a cycle garage adjacent to each room! Just 3 miles south of Robbinsville on US129. Close to the Dragon and Cherohala. Free WiFi, Sat TV, plenty of room for parking and trailers. You won’t need a cycle cover if you stay here. CARS WELCOME TOO!!
End of summer room sale…. Use promo code EOS2015 (End Of Summer 2015) for roll back prices. Single rooms $64.95 and double rooms $74.95 plus tax and based upon availability from August 20 – August 31.
Phone: 888-914-4473 or direct 865-809-9147 , Email
The only full-service, mobile-operated motorcycle rental operation in the Smoky Mountains. Rental fleet includes sportbikes, motards, sport touring, and cruisers. Deliver your rental to your location.
Phone: 828-479-4222 or Toll Free: 866-479-4222 , Email
Located at Deals Gap near the intersection of US-129 and NC-28. This 2 bedroom cottage is just 1 minute to the famous Tail of the Dragon, you can’t get much closer!! The road to the cottage is paved for the steep part then level gravel to the parking at the end of the road.
Book 7 days and the seventh night free. Late summer & fall rate discounted to $100 nightly.
Phone: 828.479.3433 or Toll Free 800.941.9290 , Email
Located at the beginning of the Cherohala Skyway on the North Carolina side. For the discriminating traveler who is looking for first class accommodations and gourmet meals. Fireside bar and beer to go. Various rooms from $150-$350 per night, meals included. Steep paved driveway with gravel parking area.
Located at the beginning of the Cherohala Skyway on the North Carolina side. Offering 25% discount to BMWOA members, or 10% to all motorcycle riders for stays of two nights or more.
Phone: 828-479-0478 ,
The Hub is your one-stop shop on the way to The Tail of the Dragon! Great Coffee, Great Food, Merchandise, and much more. Home of Sportbikes4hire.com Motorcycle Rentals.
Phone: 727-543-6257 , Email
Private chalet on a secluded mountain road. Gravel road suitable for cars and experienced dual sport riders. Wald Haus is a brand new mountain chalet style cabin nestled in the woods by a babbling, stocked trout stream. Located off Yellow Creek Road, close to the Tail of the Dragon.
Located off Yellow Creek Road, near Tail of the Dragon. Mention you saw us on Tail of the Dragon website for 10% discount.