Discounts & Special Events

  • More information on planning your trip, road closures, etc. can be found HERE.
  • More information on things to to in the area can be found HERE.

Current Discounts & Special Events:

Tellico Plains Log Cabins
Visit Website Phone: 205-533-2962 Email

Open Year Round… private hot tub in the mountains !!

River Cove Cabins More Info...
Visit Website Phone: 828-644-9979 Email

Affordable Nottely Riverfront Kitchenette Cabins Hwy 64 W, Murphy NC. Convenient to NC, GA & TN roads and attractions. Open Year Round. 3 Nights Dragon Special $177

Main Stay Suites, Alcoa TN
Visit Website Phone: 865-379-7799

Mention Tail of the Dragon and get a queen suite for $69.99 a night. Biker friendly.

Mountain Manor Robbinsville NCHotel/Motel
Mountain Manor Hotel More Info...
Visit Website Phone: 828-479-4555 Email

Open year round.  See our website for off-season rates.

The_Windmill_InnBed & Breakfast
Windmill Inn Bed & Breakfast More Info...
Visit Website Phone: 865-730-6413 Email

Your place to stay when visiting the Devils Triangle TN. We offer 10% discount for Military, or groups with 5 or more room rentals.

The-Rooster-Pen-front-view-zoomed-inCampground, Camp Cabins, RV Hookups
Simple Life Campground More Info...
Visit Website 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, 2 large 6 person cabins, Tent and RV sites. Covered M/C Parking. Pet friendly. WiFi. Open until the end of November. TELEPHONE 828-788-1099

Two Wheels of Suches
Two Wheels of Suches More Info...
Visit Website Phone: 706-973-1671 Email

Campground, cabins and bathhouse remain open until the end of November, lodge rooms remain open year round. The restaurant is open thru the end of November serving breakfast (8:00 am to 10:00 am) and lunch (11:00 am to 3:00 pm) on Saturday’s and Sunday’s. Dinners on Fridays 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

We will reopen in March 2015. Please check Facebook or the website for specific dates.

mountainmotorsMotorcycle Service & Accessories
Mountain Motors & Hydraulics
Visit Website Phone: (828) 479-4488 Email

Open year round !! Located in downtown Robbinsville, NC, we offer 10% discounts to all active military, U.S. veterans & motorcycle club members. Parts and service are always guaranteed. Winter sale on leather apparel, ladies apparel, gift items and more.

sml9Bed & Breakfast, Lodge, Cabin(s), Dining
Snowbird Mountain Lodge More Info...
Visit Website Phone: 828.479.3433 or Toll Free 800.941.9290 Email

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.  Closed for the season Nov 30, reopening Feb 9, 2015.

Sportbikes4hireMotorcycle Rentals
Sportbikes 4 Hire
Visit Website Phone: 888-914-4473 or direct 865-809-9147 Email will close for the season on November 9th and reopen in March 2015 according to weather. Upgrading the fleet this winter… details coming soon.

The Hub will close November 10-17 and reopen November 18th. Winter hours will be lunches only Monday – Friday 10:30-2:30. We will sell tickets all week for a weekly Friday night dinner from 5-8pm menus for the Friday dinners will vary.

www.holidaymotelHotel/Motel, Dining
A Holiday Motel Maggie Valley More Info...
Visit Website Phone: TOLL FREE 877-686-4386 OR 828-926-1186 Email

A HOLIDAY MOTEL, Maggie Valley NC. American biker family owned one level motel located in the hearth of town of Maggie Valley with covered porch parking in front of each room, bike wash area, rocking chairs, fire pit, laundry, free trailer parking and much more. Only 2 miles from Blue Ridge Parkway and about 60 scenic miles from the “TAIL” Our very clean rooms have fridge/micro/coffee/Wi-Fi & HBO and pillow top mattresses. Restaurant on site serving great breakfast and lunch. 1/4 mile to the Wheels Through Time Motorcycle Museum. Room rates start at $69.00. Come to see why we are one of the most popular motorcycle motels you have ever been to. Reservation highly recommended, we stay very busy during the riding season. Hope to see you soon! Maggie Valley became one of the most popular motorcycle destinations with the best roads all around us and you never get caught in the traffic in Maggie! 7 motorcycle events planed for Maggie Valley festival grounds this year! 828-926-1186 – 877-686-4386 Find us on Facebook and check us out on Tripadvisor

FLC-EXTERIOR-Vacation Home(s)
Smoky Mountain Cabins
Visit Website Phone: 800-995-8558 or 828-538-1413 Email

Open Year Round !!

Dragons Rest Cabins More Info...
Visit Website Phone: 828-479-4726 (8am - 9pm est) Email

Cabins & 3 bedroom Creekside Home Rental located on US129 near the Tail of the Dragon & Cherohala Skyway.

Creek Home vacation rental is open year round with rates the same price as the cabins for the months of December to the end of February.

Cabins will remain open until the end of November, and will be reopening March 1st.

Now taking reservations for the 2015 season, book early and reserve you cabin today.

Hog Hollow Retreat More Info...
Visit Website Phone: 828 479 3141 Email

Beautiful cabin with paved access, located just off Moonshiner 28 (NC28) 15 minutes from the Tail of the Dragon. Open year round – discounted winter rate $190 plus tax.

Tellico KatsDining
Tellico Kats
Visit Website Phone: 423-253-3411 Email

Open through the winter, weather permitting. Closed Tues & Wed starting November 1. Pick up a sandwich on your way to see the winter sites on the Cherohala Skyway!!

hiddencreek-1Cabin(s), Vacation Home(s)
Hidden Creek Cabins
Visit Website Phone: 888-333-5881 Email

Open Year Round – Cabins of every size in the Bryson City area. We have a cabins that are motorcycle friendly.

Off Season Rates: Mention Tail of the Dragon for 25% off, excluding holidays staying a minimum of 2 nights.

We are giving away FREE STAYS throughout the year. Just “Like” us on Facebook to be entered.

Interested in owning a Log Cabin here in the Smoky Mountains? We currently have several for sale and if you have someone like us rent it out for you, historically it can about cover all your monthly expenses.

SMHDcrest_graybackgroundMotorcycle Rentals, Motorcycle Service & Accessories, Entertainment
Smoky Mountain Harley-Davidson
Visit Website Phone: Email

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.

The 2014 Shed Concert Series will run April – October.

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


copperheadlodgeHotel/Motel, Lodge, Cabin(s), Entertainment, Dining
Copperhead Lodge More Info...
Visit Website Phone: 706-835-RIDE (7433) Email

Copperhead Lodge 2014 Dragon Slayers special – stay three nights or more and get 10% off. Must use PROMO CODE DRGN

Copperhead Lodge is a destination motorcycle resort with room & cabins for rent, paved roads, full service restaurant and bar, live music & entertainment, near Blairsville, GA.

Take advantage of our 2014 Two Wheel Vacation and get $hundreds$ of dollars in extras – free gas card, restaurant credit, free drinks, t-shirts, and maps. Requires a five night stay – best motorcycle vacation deal in the mountains!

DSC01104Motorcycle Service & Accessories
Biker Barn
Visit Website Phone: 706-781-6729 Email

Biker Barn has taken on another new line of motorcycle trailers, Ramp Free. They include single bike, double bike, Harley trike, Gold Wing trike and Can-Am trailers. Visit our website at for more information. l

Closing for the winter Dec 22nd and re-opening March 27th. Our hours up till Dec. 22nd will be: Fri & Sat: 9:30 – 5:00, Sun: 10:00 – 4:00, Closed Mon, Tues, Wed & Thurs.
For trailers or metal buildings, call Brad @706-994-4255, 24 hours a day, seven days a week!

100_8159 edit poolHotel/Motel, Lodge, Cabin(s), Campground, RV Hookups, Entertainment, Dining
Fontana Village Resort More Info...
Visit Website Phone: 828.498.2211 Toll Free 800.849.2258 Email

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.

Off Season Special: Stay two nights at the Fontana Lodge and the 3rd night is free. Advance Reservations are required. Based on availibility. Offer valid on Sunday – Thursday stays. Offer expires December 31, 2014

Thanksgiving Family Festival Nov 26-29. Celebrate at Fontana Village and enjoy the uncrowded roads and trails.

Cherohala Hoar Frost
Visit Website Phone:
Two Wheel Inn More Info...
Visit Website Phone: 828-479-4248 Email

Just 3 miles south of Robbinsville on US129. Close to the Dragon and Cherohala. Closed for the season October 30 and will reopen in March 2015, when the weather cooperates. Thank you every one for our eleventh successful season. Linda & Barry

Winter Vacation
Visit Website Phone:

Looking for a place for a short winter escape from the crowds? Plan a trip to the mountains for a peaceful get-away. There are still plenty of options to enjoy even in the winter months. Just bring some warmer clothes and experience a unique vacation away from all the city traffic. And most rental rates are much lower than summer rates.

chilhowee_houseday (800x533)Bed & Breakfast
Chilhowee Mountain Retreat More Info...
Visit Website Phone: 865-983-8511 Email

Only minutes from the Dragon, Chilhowee Mountain Retreat Bed and Breakfast is offering their luxury rooms with breathtaking mountain views for only only $160 per night, 20% off the regular rate of $200 per night when you book at least two consecutive nights. Rooms have king beds and luxury baths (two shower headed showers, steam showers, two person air-jet tubs, or your personal hot tub. Full breakfast and all soft drinks and snacks are included. Offer good through December 31, 2014. Call now and mention you saw us on Tail of the Dragon — 865-983-8511.

Sleep Inn Bryson City More Info...
Visit Website Phone: 828-488-0326 TOLL FREE 866-939-0998 Email

Near downtown Bryson City, convenient to all the great roads and Smoky Mountain National Park. Save 10% – Mention Tail of the Dragon Newsletter.

Tuskeegee Motel
Visit Website Phone: 828-479-8464 Email

We closed for the season starting October 25.  Re-open for 2015 season in April, usually around the second weekend depending on the weather. New website coming for 2015.

8005Hotel/Motel, Lodge, Cabin(s), Vacation Home(s)
Mountain View Cabin Rentals Tellico Plains TN More Info...
Visit Website Phone: 423-519-2000 Email

Any 3 night stay from Sunday night thru Thursday night is 2 night regular rate and 3rd night is 1/2 off. No cleaning fee! Friday and Saturdays still receive 10% off for a two night stay. Call for multi-night special rates on large 3, 4, and 5 bedroom cabins.

43 units at the beginning of the Cherohala Skyway in Tellico Plains and conveniently located to all major attractions, trails, and located right on the beautiful Tellico River. All motorcycle rides can originate from the beginning of the Skyway.

Docks Motel, Townsend TN
Visit Website Phone: 865-448-2234 Email

We are open all year, our off season is November – April.
November – April Basic room with 2 double beds. $35. + tax, 1 or 2 persons
Basic room with 2 queen beds. $45. + tax, 1 or 2 persons
River cabin with King. $85. nightly + tax, 2 persons
Cabin off river with 2 queens or 3 doubles. $85. nightly + tax, 2 persons, + $5. for each additional person.

Hampton Inn Alcoa
Visit Website Phone: 865-983-1101

Located in Alcoa TN, near Knoxville Airport and Smoky Mountain Harley, just 30 minutes from the Dragon. Ask for the $85.00 Tail of the Dragon rate.

Hampton Inn Oak Ridge
Visit Website Phone: 865-482-7889

Located just 5 miles from Oliver Springs and the Devils Triangle/Windrock ATV Park. Free hot breakfast, free WI-FI, swimming pool, covered parking when available.  Ask about their special ATV/ Motorcycle rate. Near many good restaurants. And best of all they are motorcycle friendly.

Cherohala Skyway Cabins More Info...
Visit Website Phone: (603)­556­‐1106 Email

Located on the Ocoee Loop, near the Tellico Plains end of the Cherohala Skyway. SNOW on the mountain already. No worries because Crazy Bear and Loose Moose have the hot tubs running. We are open year round and to make sure you stay warm we are giving away a Cabela’s lap blanket for any booking in December, January and February. We just bought brand new flannel bedding for the sleep sofas so bring your family for some woodsy fun. If you family includes a dog then Loose Moose is your place. We wish all our customers a safe and happy holiday and we look forward to seeing you in Coker Creek.

Rivers Edge Treehouses More Info...
Visit Website Phone: (828)735-2228 Email

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. Closed for the season 11/24 (last night for bookings is 11/23) and will reopen 4/1/15.

inn1-300x224Hotel/Motel, Dining
Dragon Pitt Inn & BBQ More Info...
Visit Website Phone: 865-253-3566 or 865-253-3565 Email

WINTER RATE $55 (Nov 1- March 1) Located on US 129 just 9 miles from the Tail of the Dragon, the DRAGON PITT INN is open through the winter. Off season is the perfect time to ride or drive and have the roads all to yourself and really see the beauty and peace of the mountains with nothing to obstruct the view. Dennis can direct you to around all the great roads and things to do in the area. Please note that The Dragon Pitt BBQ restaurant is closed for the winter. Call Dennis and Jane and ask what is available in the area and what we can do to make your stay comfortable. Always a 10% discount for our active duty military members.

3 Bedroom Chalet Wald Haus More Info...
Visit Website Phone: 727-543-6257 Email

Located off Yellow Creek Road, near Tail of the Dragon. Mention you saw us on Tail of the Dragon website for 10% discount.

Relax Inn Bryson City
Visit Website Phone: TOLL FREE 855-488-2127 TELEPHONE 828-488-2127 Email

Mention Tail of the Dragon and get 5% off Friday, Saturday Sunday nights and 10% off Monday through Thursday nights.

FirePitVacation Home(s)
Dock Holiday House More Info...
Visit Website Phone: 828-479-8967 or 772-466-6587 Email

DockStay 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!!

switzerlandinnHotel/Motel, Lodge, Cabin(s), Dining
Switzerland Inn More Info...
Visit Website Phone: 800-654-4026 LOCAL 828-765-2153 Email

Open through Thanksgiving and closed for the winter on November 30th.

GSMCabin(s), Motorcycle Rentals
GSM Moto Rent, Townsend TN More Info...
Visit Website Phone: 865-448-6090 Email

Celebrating 5 years of winter dual sport motorcycle rentals in Big Bend moves south to Terlingua, Texas every winter offering a complete selection of dual sport motorcycle rentals from January 15th to March 15th, just outside the Big Bend National Park. Offering a range of 200 – 650cc dual sport bikes, as well as maps and local knowledge. Fly into the Midland, TX, airport and the company offers a $700 package that includes a a rental car for 5 days, 4 nights lodging, and 3 days on a bike, based on double occupancy. More info can be found HERE

Asheville West KOA
Visit Website Phone: 828-665-7015 or 800-562-9015 Email

Cabin and RV sites open through the winter.

sweetberries_bedandbreakfastBed & Breakfast
Sweet Berries Bed & Breakfast More Info...
Visit Website Phone: 865-856-6762 Email

WINTER Special (February and March 2015) Amazing lake kayaking on Lake Tellico or Lake Chilhowee


FREE Kayaking with 2 or more room nights, Total Value $60.00

FREE Kayaking & FREE Sweet Berries Front Porch Coffee 12oz bag with 3 or more nights. Total Value $69.95

FREE Kayaking & FREE Smoky Mountain B&B Cookbook & FREE Sweet Berries Front Porch Coffee 12oz bag with 4 or more nights. Total Value $103.90

KAYAK Rental standard rates for guest, single person kayak 1/2 day (4 hours) $20, full day $30, includes drop and pickup service, call for details 865-856-6762.

Microtel – Bryson City NC More Info...
Visit Website Phone: 1-828-488-7900

Near downtown Bryson City, convenient to all the great roads and Smoky Mountain National Park. Save 15% – Mention Tail of the Dragon Newsletter.

Best Western Cades Cove More Info...
Visit Website Phone: 800-348-7090 or 865-448-9000

Conveniently located on 321 in Townsend TN. Just a couple miles from the entrance to Smoky Mountains National Park/Cades Cove, and 30 minutes to the Dragon via the scenic Foothills Parkway. Mention WEB10 coupon code and get 10% off regular rates.

housefrontVacation Home(s)
Griffin Cabins More Info...
Visit Website Phone: 828-479-6470 or 205-454-5320 Email

Four cabins located near Robbinsville. Offering 15% off for military members and their families. Cabins are available for November rentals, make your reservations today.

Highland Manor Inn, Townsend TN More Info...
Visit Website Phone: 800-213-9462 Email

Located in Townsend, minutes from the Smoky Mountain National Park and a short ride/drive on the scenic Foothills Parkway to the Dragon.

Open all year long.  Discounts during our off season !!  Many good days for riding or for scouting out summer rides during our winter season.

Mention Tail of the Dragon for special rate $69.50 plus tax per night.

headerHotel/Motel, Lodge
Gleanings Luxury Suites & Cabins More Info...
Visit Website Phone: 828-479-2233 Email

Gleanings Resort open year round. Call for available winter rates. 828-479-2233

RidersHome3Vacation Home(s)
Riders Home More Info...
Visit Website Phone: 828-414-1587 Email

Only 15 minutes to the Dragon. Special 15% discount for new reservations to year end.

appalachian-inn-mc2Bed & Breakfast
Appalachian Inn More Info...
Visit Website Phone: (828) 735-1792 (828) 479-8450 Email

Open Year Round

GearHead InnHotel/Motel
Gear Head Inn Cherokee NC
Visit Website Phone: 828-488-2398 Email

Open through end of November, and opening again March 1, 2015.

ih51Hotel/Motel, Lodge, Cabin(s), Vacation Home(s), Campground, Camp Cabins, RV Hookups, Dining
Ironhorse Motorcycle Lodge More Info...
Visit Website Phone: 828-479-3864 Email

Closed for the season, Sunday Nov 2 and will reopen April 1, 2015.

Beckner's Vacation RentalVacation Home(s)
Beckner’s Vacation Rental
Visit Website Phone: 828-479-8223 Email

Open Year Round.

Grand Vista, Vonore TN More Info...
Visit Website Phone: 423-884-6200 Toll Free 866-484-7111 Email

Open year round.  Mention The Tail of the Dragon for winter special $59.00+Tax King Size Bed from November 2014 to March 2015. Motorcycle friendly and close to some great Tennessee rides. “One of the closest hotels to the Dragon in TN.” 

Luxbury Inn, Maryville TN More Info...
Visit Website Phone: 865-983-9839, or 800-780-9839 Email

ASK FOR TAIL OF THE DRAGON 10% OFF (Sunday – Thursday, depending on availability).