Region 5: Bryson City, Cherokee, Maggie Valley NC

45-60 minutes to the Dragon. Convenient to Blue Ridge Parkway, Moonshiner28, Smoky Mountain Run, and Asheville Back roads.

Hotel/Motel, Lodge, Recommended for Groups
Lakeview at Fontana, Bryson City NC (visit website)
Phone: 800.742.6492 , Email

Something Special and convenient to all the great roads. This intimate & unpretentious mountain inn is secluded with stunning views of Fontana Lake.  Affordable and decidedly low-key. Spa and Yoga on site. Perfect for sportcar or motorcycle couples looking for that “special place”. Named by “USA Today” as one of the 10 best southern mountain resorts and inns.

Group Facilites:

Lakeview at Fontana has 20 suites. Adult only, spa environment with spa services and yoga available on site. No special rates or discounts for groups.

Hotel/Motel, Recommended for Groups
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.

Group Facilites:

Twenty three rooms, many with “Gear Head” themes.  Outdoor and indoor gathering area.

Hotel/Motel, Dining, Recommended for Groups
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.

Group Facilites:

Twenty four rooms. Outdoor gathering area, restaurant on site. Located in the heart of Maggie Valley, NC directly across from the Maggie Valley Festival Grounds, 1/2 mile walk to Wheels Through Time Museum.

Hotel/Motel, Bed & Breakfast, Cabin(s), Dining
Maggie Valley NC ~ Motels, Cabins, B&B’s (visit website)
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Home to the Wheels Through Time Motorcycle Museum. Choose from one of our hotels, motels, cabins, cottages, vacation rentals or bed & breakfast. Maggie Valley is located just off the Blue Ridge Parkway, near the Smoky Mountain National Park, and plenty of other unknown two lane gems for the motorists to explore.