Availability & Special Events during Mini Cooper weekend:
Tip of the Dragon Retreat ~ Robbinsville NC (visit website)
Phone: TOLL FREE 888-604-3075 , Email, Can’t get much closer….. Last minute cancellation and is now available for Mini Cooper weekend. With paved roads, covered parking, and a fantastic view of Cheoah Lake, you’ll be in heaven at this 2 Bedroom/1 Bath cabin. At Deals Gap, just a one minute drive from the famed Tail of the Dragon, this is the ideal location for motorcycle and sports car enthusiasts.
Poison Branch Cabin Rental ~ Robbinsville NC (visit website)
Phone: 828 479 6680 , Email, Located minutes from Robbinsville. three bedrooms, 2 baths, covered porch, complete kitchen, laundry. Trailer parking available. Complete linens and towels provided. Cleaning fees included in rental rates.
Tellico Plains Log Cabins (visit website)
Phone: 205-533-2962 , Email, Located just off TN360 on the Cherohala Skyway and Tail of the Dragon Loop, only minutes to the Cherohala Skyway and Tellico Plains. Four cabins accommodating one to four guests each. All of the cabins have cozy stone fireplaces, fully furnished kitchens, satellite TVs/DVDs and grills outside. Our cabins feature internet access, satellite TV and private hot tub on the deck.
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. Use Promotional Code LPROMO and receive 15% off the Best Available Rate.
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. Can adjust for two night stay.
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.
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. Good place to stay on way to or from the event. Music on the weekends.
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.
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. Music this weekend: Thursday, April 30th @ 5:00 Open Mic hosted by Josh Hawkins, Friday, May 1st @ 5:00 CaroMia (Soul, Blues), Saturday, May 2nd @ 7:00 Goldie & the Screamers (R&B, Soul)
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. Call Betsy @ 828-788-1099
Smoky Mountain Harley Davidson – Music at The Shed Maryville TN
Friday Night – The Roo Battle of the Bands sponsored by WIMZ. It is a free event! Event Website
Saturday Night – Lynyrd Skynyrd Tribute band, Tuesday’s Gone, performing live. Event Website
Gleanings Luxury Suites & Cabins ~ Robbinsville NC (visit website)
Phone: 828-479-2233 , Email, Located just minutes from Robbinsville, 20 miles to the Dragon and 10 miles to the Cherohala Skyway. Gleanings resort includes luxury suites, some with kitchenttes, all with access to kitchen facilities. There is paved access to the main Resort building and ample uncovered parking. Steep access in some parts of the resort. Guests have access to the outdoor pool and hot tub, wifi, Satellite TV.
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. Minis – free glass of wine on check-in and a photo of them and their car – printed and emailed.
Dock Holiday House ~ Robbinsville NC (visit website)
Phone: 828-479-8967 or 772-466-6587 , Email, Dock Holiday House on Lake Santeetlah – Vacation cabin rental with private dock for swimming and boating. Level parking for cars, motorcycles, trailers.
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. One bedroom suite available during Mini Cooper Weekend.
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. Mention Mini Cooper Weekend for 50% off your third night stay.
Wehrloom Honey ~ Robbinsville NC (visit website)
Retail store with local honey, candles, and skin care products all made by Wehrloom Honey, as well as baskets, cheese, jams, and a variety of other crafts made by Graham County artisans. Celebrating their grand opening this Saturday from 10am-5pm. See a working colony of honeybees behind the safety of glass, and sample lots of tasty honey treats. Come out and try our varietal honey and herbal infused honey’s as well as our skin care care products made in house. Located on the north end of Robbinsville on US129.
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 Sportbikes4hire.com Motorcycle Rentals. Fire Pits & Smoky Ribs on Friday and Saturday night.
Cozad-Cover House B&B and Cottages (visit website)
Phone: 828-321-1017 , Email, Open year round. Inn Rooms, cottage, and a studio apartment on the premises. Guest staying here still have full access to the entire property. Located on Main Street in Andrews. Good access, secure parking. Availability this weekend.
High Frontier Cabins ~ Robbinsville NC (visit website)
Phone: 828-479-8121 , Email, Two Authentic log cabins with many special touches. The Log Cabin is 3 BR 2 bath, The Log Lodge is 4 BR 3 bath. Both cabins include fireplace, hot tub, rustic log furniture, and located in a very remote area that offers complete privacy. Cabins are within their own private setting, yet within walking distance. Rent one or bring a group and rent both. Access is via a gravel road for nearly a mile and then up a moderately steep gravel driveway. Available this weekend.
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. No availability this weekend, but stop by the BBQ Pitt for pulled pork slider on a butter toasted brioche bun topped with homemade slaw and topped with french fried onions. Also open for breakfast.
Tapoco Lodge ~ Slickrock Grill & Jasper’s (visit website)
Phone: 828-498-2800 , Email, New Owners – Located on US129 in NC minutes from the Dragon and Moonshiner28, across the street from Fugitive Dam. No accommodation availability but restaurants are open to the public. Breakfast buffet $15 all you can eat 8a – 10a – Thurs- Sun at the grill. Pizza and Burgers at Slickrock Riverside Grill, 11a – Close (Drink specials and craft beer specials all weekend) . Jasper’s Dinner 5p – Close Wed-Sun. Jasper’s Sunday Lunch 11a – 3p.
SanRan Motel ~ Robbinsville NC (visit website)
Phone: 828-479-3256 , Email, Located in downtown Robbinsville on US 129. Covered bike parking. Paved parking for trailers. Reasonable rates. Availability this weekend.