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Fontana Village Resort ~ Fontana Dam NC (visit website)
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 for more information.

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Two Wheel Inn ~ Robbinsville NC (visit website)
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.

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Chilhowee Mountain Retreat ~ Foothills Parkway TN (visit website)
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.

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Dragon Pitt Inn & BBQ ~ Maryville TN (visit website)
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.

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Biker Barn ~ Blairsville GA (visit website)
Phone: 706-781-6729 , Email

Motorcycle gear, accessories, trailers and more located in the mountains of north Georgia.

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.

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Tellico Vacation Rentals ~ Tellico Plains TN (visit website)
Phone: 423-253-2253 or toll free 866-253-2254 , Email

Vacation cabin rentals near Cherohala Skwyay and Tellico Plains TN. All cabins privately owned and each unique with mountain views and/or privacy. Cabins can accommodate from 1 to 10 people, many with hot tubs, wifi, fireplaces, full kitchens and more.

Come stay in Tellico Plains at one of our individually owned, unique cabins where you can ride the loop of the Cherohala Skyway and Dragon. This year Tellico Plains has been chosen as the #1 small city in Tennessee, one of the 10 most beautiful towns in Tennessee and now one of only 241 towns in the United States as a Playful City USA. If you book for 2 nights, we give you a 3rd night free! Call our toll free number 866-253-2254 or our website to make a reservation.

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Sleep Inn Bryson City (visit website)
Phone: 828-488-0326 TOLL FREE 866-939-0998 , Email

Located just off US 19/74 in Bryson City NC. Convenient to all the amenities of Bryson City and close to all the great twisties, 32 miles to the Dragon and Cherohala Skyway, 15 miles to Blue Ridge Parkway.

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

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Simple Life Camp, Cabins & RV ~ Robbinsville NC (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, 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

Hog Hollow Retreat ~ Robbinsville NC (visit website)
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!!

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Griffin Cabins ~ Robbinsville NC (visit website)
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.

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Switzerland Inn Restaurant & Bar ~ Blue Ridge Parkway (visit website)
Phone: 800-654-4026 LOCAL 828-765-2153 , Email

The Switzerland Inn in Little Switzerland, NC is home to the Chalet Restaurant and the Fowl Play Pub. The Chalet Restaurant is the finest dining on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, guests enjoy culinary delights while overlooking a mountain panorama of rolling NC hills and valleys. Outdoor dining is available on our Terrace at the edge of our front lawn. The Fowl Play Pub includes lighter fare and the best in beer, wine and mixed beverages – be sure to ask about the Diamondback Venom specialty drink named after the curving mountain road that brings you to the Inn at Milepost 334 on the Parkway.

The Switzerland Inn is happy to announce the opening of their on site spa! Diamondback Moto Massage available with a one night stay in the Diamondback Motorcycle Lodge for $159. This a package for a single motorcycle rider and valid Sun – Thurs. The Diamondback Moto massage caters to motorcycle enthusiasts who need specific areas of the body targeted from those long rides on the Diamondback and the Blue Ridge Parkway. For information please check out our website.

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Highland Manor Inn, Townsend TN (visit website)
Phone: 800-213-9462 , Email

Peaceful location in Townsend near all the Great Smoky Mountain attractions. Just a couple miles from the entrance to Smoky Mountains National Park, and 30 minutes to the Dragon via the scenic Foothills Parkway. Reasonable rates, great views, Continental breakfast, refrigerator, and deluxe rooms. Park at your door, Relax by the Fire Pit.

  • Offering $30.00 off Rack Rate-Sunday Thru Thursday nights during August and September.
  • Special Labor Day: 3 Night Package $268.50 plus tax for the Labor Day Weekend.
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Windmill Inn Bed & Breakfast ~ Oliver Springs (visit website)
Phone: 865-730-6413 , Email

One of the few places to stay on the Devil’s Triangle and near Windrock Park & Trails. This Century old building was renovated into a 20 room Bed and Breakfast. All rooms have full private bath. Large TV, dining room, mudroom, pool table, fire pit and more. Hot country breakfast included.

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

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Cheoah Overlook Cabin ~ Robbinsville NC (visit website)
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.

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Tail of the Dragon Vacation Rentals ~ Robbinsville NC (visit website)
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.

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GSM Moto Rentals ~ Townsend TN (visit website)
Phone: 865-448-6090 , Email

Offering guided/self guided tours and motorcycle rentals. Explore all the area roads, not just the paved ones. Stay in our cabin/camper rentals on Little River in scenic Townsend, Tennessee. Convenient to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Cades Cove, Foothills Parkway and the Tail of the Dragon.  Adventure and Dual Sport motorcycle rentals conveniently located in Townsend, TN. BMW, Triumph, Yamaha, and Kawasaki bikes. Guided and self guided tours, on or off road. Lodging and airport P/U available.

“Let’s get dirty! Take a break from carving the twisties for a day and come rent a dual sport or adventure bike from GSMmotoRent. Along with your rental you’ll get an easy to follow dual sport route taking you places you didn’t realize existed in the Smokies.”

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Snowbird Mountain Lodge ~ Robbinsville NC (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. 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.  

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Smoky Mountain Harley-Davidson ~ Maryville TN (visit website)
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


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Copperhead Lodge ~ Blairsville GA (visit website)
Phone: 706-835-RIDE (7433) , Email

Copperhead Lodge is the motorcycle enthusiasts’ destination resort in the North Georgia Mountains, and headquarters for The Gauntlet. Paved roads, Lodge with full service restaurant and full liquor bar, lodge rooms with covered motorcycle parking,  and cozy cabins for rent featuring private motorcycle garages and hot tubs. Open Year Round.

Friday 5-9 pm, Bar to 11 pm, Prime Rib Night

Saturday 8 am – 9 pm, Bar to 11 pm – Texas Hold ”em Tournament, 1 pm.

Live music Friday and Saturday nights. Check Calendar for Live Music & Entertainment.

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Diamondback Lodge Switzerland Inn ~ Blue Ridge Parkway NC (visit website)
Phone: 800-654-4026 LOCAL 828-765-2153 , Email

The Diamondback Lodge is located right off the Blue Ridge Parkway mile marker 334 at NC 226A on the challenging Diamondback Loop some 45 miles north of Asheville. Economical rooms with flat screen TVs, private baths, covered bike parking and access to all of the amenities of the Switzerland Inn (pool, hot tubs, tennis, horseshoes). Restaurant and two bars on-site.

Diamondback Moto Massage available with a one night stay in the Diamondback Motorcycle Lodge for $159. This a package for a single motorcycle rider and valid Sun – Thurs. The Diamondback Moto massage caters to motorcycle enthusiasts who need specific areas of the body targeted from those long rides on the Diamondback and the Blue Ridge Parkway. For information please check out our website.

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Best Western ~ Townsend TN (visit website)
Phone: 800-348-7090 or 865-448-9000 , 

Located in Townsend, Tn. 3 miles from the entrance to to Smoky Mountain National Park & Cades Cove, 30 minutes to the Dragon via Foothills Pkwy.  Full Hot Unbeatable Free Breakfast, Outdoor Pool with 9ft water slide, Wi-Fi, 42in. LCD TV. Mention WEB10 coupon code and get 10% off regular rates.

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.

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Microtel – Bryson City NC (visit website)
Phone: 1-828-488-7900 , 

Recipient Of The 2013 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award. Close to Tail of the Dragon, Great Smoky Mountain Railroad and Nantahala Outdoor Center.  Conveniently located just off U.S. Highway74, close to downtown Bryson City.

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

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Main Stay Suites, Alcoa TN (visit website)
Phone: 865-379-7799 , 

Located in Alcoa. Convenient to Dragon, Cherohala Skyway, and Great Smoky Mountain National Park, Knoxville and airport. Completely remodeled suites with full kitchens, hot breakfast bar, seasonal pool, bike wash. Pull-out sofa bed. Biker friendly.

Mention Tail of the Dragon and get a queen suite for $75.99 a night.

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Calaboose Cellars Winery & Brewery ~ Andrews NC (visit website)
Phone: (828) 321-2006 , Email

Highly recommended !! Located in Andrews NC. Winery, brewery, tasting room. Music events on summer weekends. Purchase by the glass, bottle, or growler. Open year round.

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River Cove Cabins ~ Murphy NC (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 $180. 

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 $180

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Happy Valley Chalet (visit website)
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.

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Cherohala Skyway Cabins ~ Tellico Plains TN (visit website)
Phone: (603)­556­‐1106 , Email

Two private studio cabins with hot tubs, surrounded by the Cherokee National Forest.  Located just 8 miles south of Tellico Plains TN, in the quaint mountain setting of Coker Creek.  Just minutes from the famous Cherohala Skyway and Tail of the Dragon at Deals Gap famous touring loop, also located near the Ocoee River scenic loop.

The mountains are cooler in July. Come join us for the long weekend or maybe just take the whole week off. Loose Moose is pet friendly so don’t forget the furry child. We also have Crazy Bear that doesn’t allow furry children for anyone with allergies. Mention you found us on Tail of Dragon site when booking and we will have a special welcome gift when you arrive. Don’t forget we are set up for motorcycles with a nice level lot, turn around driveway and 4 bike shed to keep the bikes out of the weather. We are filling up fast so don’t delay.

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A Holiday Motel ~ Maggie Valley NC (visit website)
Phone: TOLL FREE 877-686-4386 OR 828-926-1186 , Email

Located in Maggie Valley, only 2 miles from Blue Ridge Parkway and about 60 scenic miles from the Tail of the Dragon. Restaurant on site serving great breakfast and lunch. 1/4 mile to the Wheels Through Time Motorcycle Museum. Park your bike right in front of your room and take advantage of our bike wash area, rocking chairs, seasonal pool, fire pit, laundry, charcoal grills and picnic tables, free trailer parking and much more.

A Holiday Motel special: Late summer and early fall special. The most popular motorcycle motel in Maggie Valley now offers 10% off for all stay midweek Sunday-Thursday in August and September. All one level motel in the center of Maggie Valley, the home of Wheels through Time Museum and a small town with no traffic, only beautiful curvy roads all around us! We are very motorcycle friendly with restaurant on site for your breakfast and lunch. Park your wheels right in front of your room….rocking chairs are calling your name! Must book with us directly by calling 828-926-1186 or via our BOOK-ONLINE button on our website PROMO CODE “TAIL10”