Current Discounts, Special Events, & Seasonal Availability:

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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.

The restaurant is closed until April 1, 2016 but the Inn is open through the winter with a rate of $55 per night from Nov 1, 2015 until April 1, 2016.

Off Season Rates $55 per night from Nov 1, 2015 until April 1, 2016. Always a 10% room discount for active military. Rider owned and operated

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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.

Open Year Round. Now taking 2016 reservations.

Call for off season rates.

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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.

Open Year Round

November Special stay two nights at rack rate and get the third night free!

Since it is “ off season” our rates have dropped some from the usual $99.50 (rack rate) per night for a standard room. With our balcony rooms being $89.50 – $79.50. The terrace rooms being $79.50 – $69.50. And our specialty rooms with whirlpools or fireplaces at $99.50 per night.

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Rivers Edge Treehouses ~ Robbinsville NC (visit website)
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.

Closed for the season and reopening April 1, 2016.  Now taking reservations for 2016.

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.

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Ironhorse Motorcycle Lodge ~ Robbinsville NC (visit website)
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.

Closed for the season and reopening April 1, 2016.  We are taking 2016 reservations.

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Tapoco Lodge ~ Robbinsville NC (visit website)
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.

Open Off Season Thusday – Sunday from November – January 3rd

Jasper’s Restaurant Thursday – Saturday 5:30pm-8:30pm
Slickrock Grill Thursday – Saturday 11am-9pm, Sunday 11am-7pm

Closed for the season January 3rd and reopening March 10th, 2016.

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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!!

Closed for the off season and opening in March for the 2016 season. We are taking reservations for 2016.

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Dragons Rest Cabins ~ Robbinsville NC (visit website)
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

Dragon’s Rest Cabins will be closing for the season November 30, and reopening March 1, 2016. The office is open year round
for taking reservations.  The Creek Home is available for rental year round.

END OF SEASON SPECIAL: Book your reservation for a 3 night stay between October 25th and Nov 30th
and get the 3rd night FREE! Must specify Tail of the Dragon for special rate.

The Creek Home is open year round with off season discounts Nov 30 – March 1, 2016. Off season rate $100.00 per night plus tax, 3 night min, NO cleaning fee.

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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.

Open Year Round

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.

Open Year Round

We’ve lowered our rates for off season bookings, call us today!!

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Cherohala Skyway Cabins ~ Tellico Plains TN (visit website)
Phone: 423-253-2253 or 1-866-253-2254 , 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.

Open Year Round

Winter is coming … Winter is coming. Crazy Bear and Loose Moose are warm and ready for our returning friends and always look forward to meeting new friends. Loose Moose has all new cozy bedding with our favorite Moose accents. Loose Moose is pet friendly so bring the 4 legged baby. We have Crazy Bear set up with a no pet policy so something for everyone. There is nothing like the crisp fall/winter air in the mountains to relax the mind and soak away the stress. We are located in the Coker Creek community outside of Tellico plains looking at the Unicoi Mountain range.

Christmas Special- Both cabins will be offering a special holiday gift for any booking between Christmas and New Year. Crazy Bear and Loose Moose are two of the most popular cabins so book early.

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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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129 Dragon Hideaway – Maryville TN (visit website)
Phone: (865) 705-6279 , Email

Near US129 and US411, 19 miles from the Dragon. We cater to motorcycles & sportcar enthusiasts. Beautiful 4 bedroom/4 bath vacation home  Very safe, off the road location where you can leave your worries behind. Safe parking for cars, bikes, trucks and trailers. Wraparound porch with views of the Great Smoky Mountains and rolling pasture land. Includes seasonal swimming pool.

Open Year Round

NEW LISTING !!  Veteran’s Day Special at 129 Dragon’s Hideaway during month of November. Book 2 nights get 3rd night free. (free night not cannot be Fri or Sat) Show proof of Veteran or active duty status to get the free night. Please mention you saw this on Tail of the Dragon when booking. (Not valid Thanksgiving weekend).

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Timber Frame Rentals ~ Franklin NC (visit website)
Phone: (828) 743-9234 , Email

Base your rides from this home, called the Cottage, located off US64/NC28 (between Franklin & Highlands), Moonshiner 28.  Paved road to paved drive.  Inside and outside fireplace, 4 bedroom, 4 baths, large deck, gas grill, fully equipped kitchen, washer/dryer, linens, 2.5 acres.    Relax in comfort after a long day of riding our mountains.  Photo online of driveway, one trailer can be parked at top of drive. Sleeps 8.

Open Year Round

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Gear Head Inn Cherokee NC (visit website)
Phone: 828-488-2398 , Email

A destination for the young and young-at-heart in love with the open road. Convenient to all of the great area roads. Free WIFI, cable TV, microwave, refrigerator, coffee maker. American owned by car/motorcycle enthusiasts Mary and Jim. Theme rooms include the Harley Davidson, Mustang, Indian, Corvette, Pontiac, Chevy, Mopar, AMX and Buick GS. Join the crowd in the evening around the fire pit.

Closing for the season November 30 and reopening March 1, 2016.  We are taking reservations for 2016.

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Sportbikes4Hire ~ Motorcycle Rental (visit website)
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.

Stop by the Hub in downtown Robbinsville for a free scoop of ice cream with a meal purchase.

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Tellico Kats Deli ~ Tellico Plains TN (visit website)
Phone: 423-253-3411 , Email

Located directly on the Tellico River just outside of Tellico Plains on NC143. Tellico Kats presents a friendly, homey atmosphere, with made-to-order specialties, home made soup, sliced to order deli sandwiches  side salads, and home made soup. Dining indoors, on the porch overhanging the Tellico River, on the covered deck, or take a boxed picnic lunch. Conveniently located on the Cherohala Skyway. Motorcycle parking.

Off Season hours closed on Tues. & Wed. We’re open 10-5 every other day til April 1.

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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.

Open Year Round. Visit website for current rate information.

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.


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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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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.

Closing for the season November 29, reopening February 5, 2016. Taking reservations for 2016.

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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Luxbury Inn ~ Maryville TN (visit website)
Phone: 865-983-9839, or 800-780-9839 , Email

Located in Maryville TN, convenient to the Dragon, Cherohala, and Devils Triangle. All suite hotel offers spacious rooms with private bedrooms and full kitchens. Complimentary continental breakfast included. Just 30 minutes from the Dragon. Close to Smoky Mountain Harley, and lots of restaurants. ASK FOR TAIL OF THE DRAGON 10% OFF (Sunday – Thursday, depending on availability).

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

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Teaberry Hill RV Campground ~ Robbinsville NC (visit website)
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.

Closed for the season and reopening May 1, 2016. Now taking reservations for the 2016 season.

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Mountain Manor Hotel ~ Robbinsville NC (visit website)
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.

Open Year Round

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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.

Open Year Round

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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Cherokee Realty ~ Robbinsville NC (visit website)
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.

Year Round Vacation Rentals on Lake Santeetlah – McCrimmon is reduced to $1,360.00 a week, Odom Lake front is reduced to $1,020.00 week, Crisp’s is reduced to $1,232.50 a week, Dr’s Orders is reduced to $2,401.25 a week, and Little Tree is reduced from $245.00 a night to just $200.00 a night.

We can also help you find the perfect second home.  Call 828-479-6441 or visit our website for more information.

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

The Switzerland Inn has become our new little biker friendly get-away. Located right off the Blue Ridge Parkway mile marker 334 at NC 226A on the challenging Diamondback Loop some 45 miles north of Asheville. Unbelievable views, pool, hot tubs, tennis, horseshoes, patio bar. The food is excellent and reasonably priced. Wide variety of accommodations from motel rooms to cottages. Open April – November

Closing for the season November 29th. Opening April 21, 2016.  Now taking reservations for the 2016 season.

Open through Thanksgiving. Offering a Thanksgiving package with two night stay in a mountain view room, Thanksgiving dinner for two, and a 6 foot “Choose and Cut” Christmas tree.  The price for the package is $520 plus tax and gratuity. We do still have availability for Thanksgiving. We are also offering discounted room rates through the month of November (excludes Thanksgiving). See website for details.

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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.

Cherohala Skyway Harley-Davidson. and US129 Dragon Harley-Davidson are closed for the season and will reopen March 11, 2016.

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.well as custom Harley-Davidson apparel, regional maps, and tourist information.

Expect big sales for Black Friday and before Christmas in our Maryville store.


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

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

Thursday, Friday & Saturday thru Nov 21, closed for the season November 22 and reopening April 1, 2016.

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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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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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. Book 7 nights and 7th night is free. Covered M/C Parking, Pet friendly and WiFi. Open Year Round, cabins are heated. – PH: 828-788-1099

Open Year Round

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, cabins are heated. PH: 828-788-1099

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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 is open all year. Did you know we have a ski resort in Maggie Valley? Besides being the most popular motorcycle motel in Maggie Valley we are the preferred lodging for Cataloochee Ski Area. Our winter rates start at only $45.00/night. Book with us directly by calling 828-926-1186 or via our BOOK-ONLINE button on our website.

Our winter rates start at only $45.00/night. Book with us directly by calling 828-926-1186 or via our BOOK-ONLINE button on our website.

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Docks Motel, Townsend TN (visit website)
Phone: 865-448-2234 , Email

Located on HWY 73 in Townsend. 14 units, some with completely furnished kitchenettes. Also available are riverfront, creekside and poolside cabins. Conveniently located near restaurants, gift shops, arts & craft shops, gasoline, groceries and even a wedding chapel! Paved access and parking. Bring the whole group.

Open Year Round

Off season rates: November 15 – April 30th. Basic room $35. nightly + tax (One or two persons – Motel)
Cabins $95. nightly + tax. (one or two persons)

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Mountain Lake House ~ Robbinsville NC (visit website)
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.

Open Year Round

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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.

We’ll be open till around Thanksgiving if the weather holds up and plan on reopening here in the Smokies late March.

While we are best known for motorcycle rental and tours in the Smokies, in the winter we load up the trailer and head to beautiful Terlingua Texas. We have been spending our winters in Big Bend since 2000 in this beautiful and most unusual part of the country. This is a great escape from the winter and an opportunity for some fantastic riding.

Now taking reservations for 2016! Our dates of operation will be January 22th through March 18th, our fleet will include 250cc and 650cc bikes. Just like in the Smokies we’ll help with route planning to get you to the riding your looking for. For around $700 per person, based on dbl. occupancy, you get 3 days on a bike, 4 nights lodging, and a rental car for 5 days, just book a flight into the Midland / Odessa airport and be ready! Call today to reserve your motorcycle tour @ 865-448-6090.

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Huffman Creek Retreat ~ Robbinsville NC (visit website)
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.

Open Year Round – now taking 2016 reservations.

Two Wheels of Suches ~ North Georgia (visit website)
Phone: 706-973-1671 , Email

Located on the Six Gap North Georgia Loop (at SR60 & SR180). Lodge Rooms, Bunkhouses & Camping. Restaurant Saturday and Sunday for breakfast & lunch. WiFi, loading ramps, new bathhouse.

Last date for the restaurant, campground and bathhouse is November 29, 2015. Lodge Rooms available year round for those that wish to ride in the off season. Our opening for 2016 is the beginning of March. Updates will be posted on Facebook and our website.

Veterans special for the month of November: Special pricing for camping & lodge rooms, 50% discount on camping and 20% discount on cabins & lodge rooms. Must have Veterans ID.

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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.

Open Year Round, taking reservations for 2016.

We offer discounted rates for off season rentals, call for details.

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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.

Open Year Round

Book 7 days and the seventh night free. Off season rates discounted to $100 nightly.

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Hub ~ Robbinsville NC (visit website)
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 Motorcycle Rentals.

Off season hours for The Hub Monday – Sunday 9am – 5pm and will eliminate weekends as weather declines.  We are doing a pretty cool expansion on the restaurant this winter, stop by and see the progress.

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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. 

Open Year Round

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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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.

Rooms available for Miata weekend.

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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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.

We will be open Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights, weather permitting, January through March of 2016, before beginning our normal 7 day week schedule.

For remainder of this year we are offering our 25% discount to those who mention they saw our ad on Tail of the Dragon and stay for at least 2 consecutive nights in the same room.

In 2016, anyone who mentions our ad on Tail of the Dragon will get a 20% discount on the regular room rate of $200 for a stay of 2 consecutive nights in the same room.

Not valid with any other offer.

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.

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Tuskeegee Motel ~ Robbinsville NC (visit website)
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.

Closed for the season and opening again in April. Now taking 2016 reservations. There will be no rate change for 2016.