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Tail of the Dragon at Deals Gap with 318 curves in 11 miles: America’s number one motorcycle and sports car road.

Designated US 129, the road is bordered by the Great Smoky Mountains and the Cherokee National Forest with no intersecting roads or driveways to hamper your travel. It is considered “the destination” for thousands of motorcycle and sports car fans throughout the spring, summer, and fall. Can you brave it? It’s best to be cautious as the turns are tight, but the Tail of the Dragon is guaranteed to be the ride of your life.

The nearby Cherohala Skyway is quickly becoming a destination too, with its remote 60 miles of breathtaking scenic mountain highway. The area also has other incredible roads like the Moonshiner 28, Foothills Parkway, Smoky Mountain Loop, Devils Triangle, Blue Ridge Parkway, The Gambler NC209, Diamondback 226, Devil's Staircase, Six Gap North Georgia, The Snake US421 and many Great Forest Service Dual Sport and Jeep Roads.

The Complete History of US 129 from Chiefland, FL to Knoxville, TN
by Ron Johnson 2020

April 4, 2021

We are open for the 2021 year at the Tail of the Dragon T-shirt Shack. Plan to stop in and get a photo in front of Calestar, our huge metal dragon.

The weather is moderating with decent riding temps. We are falling into the summer weather pattern when the online weather services predict rain on many days. Be aware that if you look closely at the predictions they show chances of rain BELOW 50%. When the chance of rain is BELOW 50% it is likely to be a nice day with possible scattered showers usually in the mid afternoon that quickly clear. Under 50% chance and you can still have good riding conditions most of the day.

Our friend Neale Bayly paid us a visit last year when he brought a custom KTM Super Duke 1290 to play around for a few days. SEE HIS STORY HERE 

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Tail of the Dragon Store

Tail of the Dragon offers custom signs in both street sign and shield format. You can add a photo too. What a great way to remember your trip to the Dragon. 

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Tail of the Dragon Store

Find your swag for all the great roads including Cherohala Skwyay, Tail of the Dragon, Moonshiner 28, Devils Triangle, Six Gap, Diamondback and more. 

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New Jersey Family at the Tail July 3, 2020

Upcoming 2021 Events

From official rallies with hundreds of attendees to a small gathering of friends, our region is ready to host your group. Let us help you plan your event.

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Next Tail of the Dragon trip is coming up soon. Apparently the days we already decided on is during Tougefest, so it may be a bit busy. But lots of other cool roads nearby.
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Heading this way for the Easter holiday? Then plan ahead to stop in and visit our friends at The Shed Smokehouse & Juke Joint at Smoky Mountain Harley-Davidson! A great stop before heading in from the Tennessee side of the Tail of the Dragon!

Where are you looking forward to visiting on your next trip to the Tail of the Dragon? Drop your favorites and recommendations in the comments below.

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Last minute weekend opening at the Moonshiner Studio just off the Cherohala Skyway!

$100/ night with 2-night minimum

The Moonshiner Studio sleeps up to 4. Perfect for a couple or overflow from our other rentals.

This unit has three single beds and a leather fold down couch. Two single beds can be made into king size bed at your request. An efficiency kitchen, full bath, Dish satellite TV, wi-fi, Verizon cell phone signal booster, telephone, pool table, central air and heat, ceiling fans, outdoor gas grill and fire pit. A new hot tub was installed in 2020. Firewood is provided for the outdoor fire pit. The kitchen has a Keurig coffee maker, refrigerator, 2 burner gas cook-top, griddle and microwave. Linens and towels are provided with your rental.

There is plenty of room for motorcycles, sportcars, and trailers. Rags for cleaning cars and bikes are provided.

Details and booking info at thetreetops.com

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