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Tail of the Dragon

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Address: US Route 129- Deal's Gap, Robbinsville, NC
Phone Number: 800-768-7129
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A must see and must do....

Up from Canada on bikes with a mission to do the "Tail of the Dragon". Very impressed with the scenery and beauty. Very friendly people up there. Must see and must do.....

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Timmins
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Up from Canada on bikes with a mission to do the "Tail of the Dragon". Very impressed with the scenery and beauty. Very friendly people up there. Must see and must do.....

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Driving the Tail of the Dragon was on my Bucket List, so when I bought my new Porsche Boxster my wife and I had to travel to Robbinsville for a week end getaway just to drive the Dragon. The eleven miles with 318 curves was so much fun to drive, that we turned around and drove back. It was the... More 

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Madison, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This was part of our family vacation so unfortunately we were in a car and not on the bikes, but the drive is still really cool. My husband and I definitely plan on going back with the bikes next time. This is an interesting road to drive, and the Deal's Gap Motorcycle Resort is a quaint little area to stop,... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

A great motorcycle/sports car road. 318 turns in 11 miles. Mostly 2nd or 3rd gear turns. A little intimidating at first, but fun after the initial "fear" is gone. If you are a biker within a 24 hour ride, go!!! You will not regret going!

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Maryville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

As a local living only 25 miles from the N.C. state line, I have rode the pass known as the DRAGON so many times I wouldn't want to try to count them but I still enjoy the views, especially on the bike, through the seasons. Meeting new people/friends and just enjoying this life I have been given is indeed a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

Get ready for a wild ride! Fun turns along with amazing scenery! Ride your own ride- whatever vehicle your riding!

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morgantown, wv
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Awesome ride! Did the loop starting in Gatlinburg, TN around the Great smokies. Moonshiners 28, the Tail, Foothills parkway. back to Gatlinburg. Definitely do this trip again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

have only been riding a short time and this was on my bucket list. So very glad I took the challenge. The ride was everything everyone said it would be. A bit of a challenge and so much fun. I rode at my own speed and let the crotch rockets pass me by. Can't really enjoy the scenery but the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Did this twice in one trip. We went down from the Tennessee side and turned around and went up from the North Carolina side...twice... It wasn't as crazy scary as I thought it would be, however, it is easy to see where things can go wrong very quickly! If you have nerves of steel and great reflexes (and very good... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This is a must do, if your a thrill seeker. The views are gorgeous and the risk taking keeps you on your toes. Our son loves the road and can't wait to drive it himself....

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Additional Information about Tail of the Dragon

Address: US Route 129- Deal's Gap, Robbinsville, NC
Phone Number: 800-768-7129
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Robbinsville
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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