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Address: US Route 129- Deal's Gap, US Rout 129 - Deals Gap, Robbinsville, NC 28771-7820
Phone Number: 800-768-7129
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A fun drive with my sports car

Drive my sports car - Dodge Challenger - it was really fun. I drove from the beginning in NC to the end in TN, and drove back... The road was interesting, but gotta be careful... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Taipei, Taiwan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Drive my sports car - Dodge Challenger - it was really fun. I drove from the beginning in NC to the end in TN, and drove back... The road was interesting, but gotta be careful because it's a small road, and be sure to drive only in your lane.

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Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
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8 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

As a seasoned rider and professional reviewer by trade I say with respect the only thing missing is management. The competition on the mountain path is between Crotch rockets, cruisers, and vehicles. And within those groups there is skill levels. The racers of both bikes and cars coming into oncoming traffic also does not help. Passing , yes passing we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Road the Tail of the Dragon south out of Maryville today and it exceeded our expectations. I've had this on my bucket list for 2 decades and crossed it off today but would jump at the chance to do it again. I piloted a rented BMW R1200GS from GSM Motorent in Townsend and it proved to be the perfect bike... More 

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Forsyth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Have good tires and brakes on your car! And make sure the driver is not afraid of heights. The scenery and view is tremendous. Many motorcycles travel this road. Wildlife abounds.

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Thank Frank D
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

So, I have ridden the Dragon quiet a few times, I live about 3.5 hours from Deals Gap. It is really great to check it off your motorcycle bucket list, but that is about it. First time I rode it I was like, "that's it??" lol. Riding regularly in the mountains of SE KY, Eastern WV, and NW VA I... More 

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Santee, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

If you own a sports car, muscle car or motorcycle, this is a must driving experience! Remember, this is not a sight seeing cruise for the driver. Be sure to take the side trip to Fontana Dam. So many folks whiz right past it.

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Harriman, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Not for the faint at heart! The crotch rockets are wild on this road and I get weak knees when I look down the sides of the road but I have been on it several times.

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Sutton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The 2000 km to get there showed a lot of beautiful roads and scenery. "The Tail" was every bit as promised but is the tip of the proverbial iceberg as far as riding the great smokey mountains goes. Definately take the time to ride "The Back of Dragon", "the Diamondback" or "the Rattler". If staying in Robbinsville NC, keep in... More 

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Young Harris, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Must see if you are in the are, especially if you are a motor cyclist. Be sure and visit the gift shop and restaurant.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We are from Utah, had to ride out to the Tail of the Dragon, just to say we have do it and experience the road. I have to say, I was a little disappointed in the road. the build up was so intense of the difficultly level of the ride. My wife and I both thought it was pretty easy... More 

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