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Address: US Route 129- Deal's Gap, Robbinsville, NC
Phone Number: 800-768-7129
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Thrill ride without the theme park!

300+ curves in 11 miles...fantastic fun if you're an adrenaline junkie. My only advice is do not outdrive your abilities. This road takes no prisoners.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

300+ curves in 11 miles...fantastic fun if you're an adrenaline junkie. My only advice is do not outdrive your abilities. This road takes no prisoners.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

318 curves, so not for the weak of heart..but great experience..I went with my fiat 500 club and going with about 100 little cars was nerve racking, but is something to try once and cross of your bucket list.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Title says it all, it was great, roads were clean and few bikes/cars! We rode the dragon 2 times and had fun, we had all ridden up for an overnight trip and were exhausted after the long rides. Weather was perfect too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Fun! Be safe!! Don't Cross the Double Yellow!! Please use the pull offs when they are provided! Had a great time! This was my husband's fourth visit, but mine and our girls first. We didn't have any issues since we thought ahead of time and took Dramamine an hour before and every hour after till we were finished. :-)

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Tomahawk, Wisconsin
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92 reviews 92 reviews
17 attraction reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Driving this road was a destination for us. It lives up to its reputation but two things surprised us. One was the extreme dips and pitches to the corners and the other was that the curves were not really switchbacks. If you've traveled Needles Highway in South Dakota it's much worse if this respect. The scenery is great if you... More 

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Chesterfield, Michigan
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

This is a must visit for anything with a sports car. Even if you don't have a sports car it is a blast. I didn't count all the curves but I'm sure 381 in 11 miles isn't an exaggeration. It was a blast. I only wish we had driven it with out corvette but maybe next time. Just not enough... More 

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Oak Ridge, TN
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

If you tend towards motion sickness, don't do it. Many bikers take this road at unsafe speeds, and i always see an ambulance, a crowd looking over the side where someone went over, or the wreckage of a previous event. It is a lovely, curvy ride, but be aware that motion sickness is legitimate, particularly for this ride.

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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143 helpful votes 143 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

My husband and I love driving on The Tail of The Dragon. What a rush. There is like 318 curves in 11 miles. There is also several pull offs so you can watch the daredevils fly around the corners. This is another one of our favorite drives and a must every trip.

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Stuart, Florida
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Beautiful winding mountain road. Bunch of crazy people and lots of fun. Amazing on a motorcycle but also fun in a car as well.

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Efland, North Carolina
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

My title refers to the road, NOT how to prepare for this ride. 318 curves in 11 miles, and many of them are hairpin curves. Unless you are a race driver, you will likely get passed by a sport bike at a high rate of speed at some point on your journey. I love this road, but it is not... More 

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