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Address: US Route 129- Deal's Gap, Robbinsville, NC
Phone Number: 800-768-7129
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Now this is a ride everyone on a bike should ride. So many curves, it was an endless thrill of twist and turns.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
George S
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Now this is a ride everyone on a bike should ride. So many curves, it was an endless thrill of twist and turns.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Loved the Tail of the Dragon! What an exhilarating ride through the Mountains! Very scary as a passenger but it was an adrenaline rush and the other bikers we met were all amped up to ride this Dragon!! Friendly and beautiful, I would definitely go there again!

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Once in a life time!!!!!!! Once in a life time!!!!!!! Experience of one the most beautiful places on earth!! The most mountain that I have ever seen in my life!! Come with time to enjoy every moment

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New Jersey
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

My husband has done the dragon several times by motorcycle. In my younger days, I would have been right there with him. Not sure why he felt compelled to take me on the dragon in my mini van and in the rain! Think it was the longest 11 miles of my life. I would suggest you are a seasoned rider... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Keep the shinny side up. The roads and corners are well worth the drive. This is a destination for a driver not a passenger :-}

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

My buddy and I did the dragon during a trip to Tennessee. We had breakfast at the Deals gap tail of the dragon resort. After doing the gift shop and buying some souvenirs we headed out. This ride is not for the faint of heart. 311 turns in 11 miles. Up and down like a roller coaster great fun. If... More 

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Lake Zurich, Illinois
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Even in a car , this section of road is filed with EXTREME turns and twists. It sort of borders on suicidal , but at the same time is VERY scenic and calming. It is intended for motorcycles , but you had better be very good at handling one. Suggestion -- go through it in a car first to see... More 

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Stony Brook, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Love this short twisty road. Go early, have fun on two wheels or four. Be careful and just enjoy yourself and test your riding or driving skills. Beautiful!

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

My husband and I and some friends just rode the Tail of the Dragon on May 15, 2015. This was one of the most fun rides we have ever done! We started it after 2:00 p.m., we had no one in front of us or behind us, it was a beautiful sunny day. We might never have these conditions again.... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Hold on tight is all I can say! This road is scary and thrilling and beautiful all at the same time. Wear your seat belts and your helmets!

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