July 15, 2020

July 15, 2020

The summer has seen many cars and motorcycles enjoying our area roads. Be advised that the days have seen temps in the upper 80s so make sure you stay hydrated. You can get .50 cent waters at our Tail of the Dragon T-shirt Shack. Grab some to take with you. Also be aware that the…

June 7, 2020

June 7, 2020

The Tail of the Dragon along with places to stop, eat, and stay are OPEN for business !! We have had a number of inquiries about Fontana Village reopening. We now have official word that recent owners of Fontana Village have surrendered their leave back to TVA as of June 1. TVA is actively looking…

May 26, 2020

May 26, 2020

Covid Updates: Updated May 22: Here are FAQ’s regarding the NC, TN, and GA mountains. Just about everything is open, but please contact your destination for the latest information. WHAT IS OPEN/CLOSED – NC TN & GA All roads are open !! NC, TN, GA accommodations are open. Restaurants are open with limited indoor seating.…

Sunday March 29, 2020

Sunday March 29, 2020

SUNDAY Graham County North Carolina has set-up roadblocks/checkpoints on US129, NC28, and the Cherohala Skyway near the county lines. Only Graham County residents are allowed to enter at these checkpoints. THE DRAGON IS OPEN There is no access to the Dragon from North Carolina. There is no problem coming from the Tennessee side. IN THE…

LATEST NEWS

LATEST NEWS

UPDATE 3/24: The entire 11 mile section of the Dragon IS OPEN. Advisory signs have been placed at the intersection of US411 and US129 in Tennessee. This is to advise the public that on Friday, US129 will be blocked in North Carolina at the intersection of US129 and Hwy28. Only local traffic will be allowed…

March 22, 2020

March 22, 2020

ATTENTION: Tail of the Dragon Store will be closing Sunday afternoon March 22, 2020. Some counties in western North Carolina are shutting down all accommodations. Road closures will begin in the coming week. At this time, we do not have clarification regarding access to US129 at the North Carolina/Tennessee state line. The Cherohala Skyway will…

January 23, 2020

January 23, 2020

Had several days of below freezing temperatures, but now it appears the weather will be moderating for the next several weeks. We can still have a little snow here and there, but it won’t last long with daytime temps reaching into the 50s. There are a few places where the roads have been treated, but…

December 29, 2019

December 29, 2019

December 2019 will go into the record books for some unusual weather, Christmas week saw temps rise into the high 60s and many motorcycles and sports cars took advantage of the conditions. Going into the New Year it looks like the trend will be cooling with snow expected by the 7th. We want to wish…

October 12, 2019

October 12, 2019

Looks like a big weekend coming up with Attack the Dragon and Classic Hondas in the area. Weather is absolute perfection after a long hot and dry spell. It is also the season for our Tail of the Dragon crew to surprise us with their awesome costumes. Michelle starts us off with her ringmaster outfit…

October 6, 2019

October 6, 2019

Nancy and I attended the grand opening of the Townsend Tennessee Wolfcreek Motorsports Rentals. Good crowd checking out their rental fleet. The Tail was wild with exotics, muscle cars, cruisers, and other assorted road fanatics.

September 30, 2019

September 30, 2019

It looks like the heat will be easing up by next week (October 6). It has been hot and dry since forever it seems. The 10-day forecast is calling for afternoon showers, but the chance is less than 50% which means rain will be isolated and short lived. We still have 6 to 7 weeks…

September 12, 2019

September 12, 2019

September 12, 2019 It is time to plan your late summer trip to the Tail of the Dragon. The weather has been perfect with temps in the 80s and afternoon showers so widely scattered that most roads remain dry. Temps will moderate in the coming weeks as fall approaches. Still plenty of time to get…