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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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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. The Treetops. 4 bedroom, 2 bath, sleeps 10. 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 with gameroom.

Large Rentals with garage/game rooms & hot tubs one mile from the Cherohala Skyway and 18 miles to the Dragon:  The Point and The Ridge are available from June 28 to July 11. Two night minimum stay. CALL FOR SPECIAL RATE 828-479-8400.

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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

  • Fontana Ramblers, Saturday May 9, 8 pm – 1030 pm
  • Randy Flack, Friday May 22, 7 pm – 10 pm
  • Kristen & Her Jumping Jacks, Saturday May 23, 7:30 pm – 10 pm
  • Randy Flack, Friday June 12, 7 pm – 10 pm
  • Caribbean Cowboys, Saturday June 13, 7 pm – 10 pm
  • Larry Patton, Friday June 19, 7 pm – 10 pm
  • Andrew Chastain Band, Saturaday June 20, 7 pm – 11 pm
  • Randy Flack, Friday June 26, 7 pm – 10 pm
  • Soco Creek Band, Saturday June 27, 7 pm – 10 pm
  • Aaron Tracy Band, Friday July 3, 7 pm – 10 pm
  • Chillbillies, Saturday July 4, 9 pm – 12 am
  • Larry Patton, Friday July 10, 7 pm – 10 pm
  • Soco Creek Band, Saturday July 11, 7 pm – 10 pm
  • Randy Flack, Friday July 17, 7 pm – 10 pm
  • Aaron Tracy Band, Saturday July 18, 7 pm – 10 pm
  • July 18 Aaron Tracy Band, Saturday July 18, 7 pm – 10 pm
  • Larry Patton, Friday July 24
  • Old Red Schoolhouse, Saturday July 25, 7 pm – 10 pm
  • Randy Flack, Friday July 31, 7 pm – 10 pm
  • Veritable Plethora, Saturday August 1, 7 pm – 10 pm
  • Fontana Ramblers, Friday August 7, 8 pm – 10:30 pm
  • Aaron Tracy Band, Saturday August 8, 7 pm – 10 pm
  • Randy Flack, Friday August 14, 7 pm – 10 pm
  • Yasgurs Farm, Saturday August 15, 7 pm – 10 pm
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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.

Happy Valley Chalet Cabin(s)
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.

Happy valley chalet will give a 5 percent discount to all military personnel in the month of July for a 3 night booking.

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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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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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Sweet Berries Bed & Breakfast ~ Maryville TN (visit website)
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.

July 2015 SPECIAL

  • 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
  • PROMO CODE: Freebies/FUN
  • KAYAK Rental, single person kayak 1/2 day (4 hours) $20, full day $30, includes drop and pickup service, call for details 865-856-6762.
  • 4th of July weekend minimum 2 night stay
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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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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 May 16 Shooter Jennings
  • Saturday May 23 Mustang Sally
  • Saturday May 30 The Dead Ringers
  • Saturday Jun 6 Leon Russell
  • Saturday Jun 13 Start Me Up: The Rolling Stones Tribute
  • Saturday Jun 20 Billy Joe Shaver
  • Saturday Jun 27 Ray Wylie Hubbard
  • Saturday Jul 4 The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience
  • Saturday Jul 11 Unknown Hinson
  • Saturday Jul 18 Drivin’ N Cryin’
  • Saturday Jul 25 Neil Young Tribute Concert
  • Saturday Aug 1 Blackberry Smoke: The Holding All The Roses Tour
  • Saturday Aug 8 Whiskey Myers
  • 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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Mountain Motors ~ Robbinsville NC (visit website)
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.

Saturday, May 16th (Armed Forces Day) At Mountain Motors, 421 Highway 129, Downtown Robbinsville, NC
Great scenic ride on the run! First bike out at 11:00am, Last bike back by 3:00pm, registration begins at 9:00am..
Only $15 per hand, unlimited hands available. ALL PROCEEDS GO TO OUR AMERICAN VETERANS~This is a non-profit event
First Prize ~ Large trophy and $100 Cash. Trophies also awarded for Furthest Rider From Home, Oldest Rider, Worst Poker Hand
Raffles & Door Prizes too!
For more information, please contact Mountain Motors at (828) 479-4488 or post to our Facebook page at

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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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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.

Availability over the 4th of July Holiday.  Mention Tail of the Dragon for a 20% discount for two or more nights in the same room.

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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. Call Betsy @ 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 until the end of November. TELEPHONE 828-788-1099

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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.

Summer Specials always available to Bikers! Free tank of gas and a Hot Dog!

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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.

Andrews Brewing Company’s Lawn Chair Concert Series

  • Thursday July 2nd, 6:00, The Twelve Gauge Persuaders @ Andrews Brewing Company & Calaboose Cellars
  • Friday July 3rd, 6:00, Andrew Chastain @ Andrews Brewing Company & Calaboose Cellars
  • Saturday July 4th, 7:00, Mangas Colorado @ downtown Andrews Brewing Company location rain or shine, 1026 Main Street.
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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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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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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.”

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.

Second annual motorcycle gear swap meet. It’s free. Just clean out your closets: apparel, accessories, motorcycles. Sell, trade it’s your deal.
Saturday, July 18th, 9:00am-3:00pm

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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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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

Switzerland Inn Restaurant & Bar ~ Blue Ridge Parkway (visit website)
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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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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.