Region 9: Shady Valley TN, Boone NC, Damascus VA ~ The Snake

3+ hours to the Dragon. A great place to visit on your way to the Dragon.


Hotel/Motel, Lodge, Cabin(s), Entertainment, Dining, Recommended for Groups
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

Group Facilites:

Riders and sportscar drivers challenging the Diamondback Motorcycle and Sportscar Route (226A) will find the Blue Ridge Parkway entrance and the Switzerland Inn right at the crest of the route. The Inn’s driveway is the immediate right as you enter the Parkway. Perfect for motorcycle touring groups, the Diamondback Lodge cabin gives your group a private porch with rocking chairs secluded under mature shade trees and covered motorcycle parking. The Diamondback Lodge features 8 smaller rooms with 1 double or 2 twin beds, private baths and tv. In addition, there are 62 Inn Rooms available. All facilities are within walking distance. Chalet Restaurant, bar and club room are perfect for group gatherings. Discounted room rates may be available for parties reserving 20 or more rooms.

Hotel/Motel, Dining
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.

Hotel/Motel, Bed & Breakfast, Lodge, Cabin(s), Campground, Entertainment, Dining
Claw of the Dragon ~ Southwest Virginia (visit website)
Phone: (276) 646-3301 or (276) 223-3355 , Email

Exploring the beautiful mountains and winding roads of southwest Virginia. It would be a challenge to find a more beautiful driving trail than the scenic back roads of Southwest Virginia. Looping through the Blue Ridge Mountain range, The Claw of the Dragon is becoming one of the most popular destinations in the South for two lane enthusiasts.

Motorcycle Rentals
Skyline Village Inn Dual Sport Rentals ~ Little Switzerland NC (visit website)
Phone: 828-765-9394 , Email

Dual Sport Motorcycle Rentals offered by Skyline Village Inn, located just off the Blue Ridge Parkway in Little Switzerland NC, near the famous Diamondback226.

 

Call Mike at 828765 9394 for further information and to make a reservation.

Hotel/Motel, Dining, Recommended for Groups
Skyline Village Inn ~ Blue Ridge Parkway NC (visit website)
Phone: 828-765-9394 , Email

On the Blue Ridge Parkway, midway between Boone and Asheville.  Discount packages for multi night stays and group stays. We also offer discounts for Military, Corporate and business stays, Triple AAA, and Old Fart Discounts, (Don’t get offended, I’m an old fart too.) but you MUST CALL FOR DISCOUNT. Discounts cannot be used in addition to any others offered and taken.

Group Facilites:

Sixteen guest rooms, on site restaurant and bar. Private lounge area with large comfortable seating area with plenty of room to hold a meeting or a get-together after a long day. Lounge includes a pool table, a bar area, dartboard, and television.