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Address: US Route 129- Deal's Gap, US Rout 129 - Deals Gap, Robbinsville, NC 28771-7820
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More fun than Disneyland

We made the trip here just to drive the Tail. What an experience! We were in a BMW sedan that was a little too big for this trip. Something like a Mazda Miata would have been... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
wanderingel
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Providence, Rhode Island
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McDonough, Georgia
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7 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very interesting section of road...not really my thing, but if you enjoy sports cars and beautiful view, this road is a must do. Even saw some companies taking pictures. You can go on their websites and order pics.

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Providence, Rhode Island
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131 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We made the trip here just to drive the Tail. What an experience! We were in a BMW sedan that was a little too big for this trip. Something like a Mazda Miata would have been perfect. To top it off, there was beautiful scenery along to way.

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Thank wanderingel
Luxemburg, Wisconsin, USA
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41 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was very nervous riding this road. I am a motorcycle driver and have always been skiddish on curves so to know I had to hit 311 was nerve wrecking. The road wasn't as bad as I thought it would be. Just take your time and watch your speed. The scenery is beautiful. We went early on a Monday morning... More 

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Thank Laura C
Quebec City, Canada
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54 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Well if you're in the neighborhood, you must take those curves. Not only they represent a challenge, but the view is superb. Of course the pleasure is when you ride your own bike.

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Thank Fatboylo2012
Middletown, Delaware
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Be sure to hit the Dragon and surrounding scenic routes. Be mindful of cars cutting corners/crossing lines. Many photographers along the route to grab an action shot to buy/download later.

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Mason, Ohio, United States
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88 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Tail of the Dragon is a nice ride, in the car or on a motorcycle. Just watch your speed, many curves and crazy people also riding the Dragon.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It was fun and interesting. If you get car sick, stay away! My friends loved it, I on the other hand had to pull over a couple times.

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Thank Erica D
New York Area
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19 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Always drive slowly and carefully and enjoy the nature. Beauty has no borders. View on the area is popular with motorcycle enthusiasts, who cross the "The Dragon trail"; famous for its 318 curves in 11 miles. Fontana Dam is wonderful. Rarely has such views across America.

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Thank Eco_Travel_Explorer
Middletown, Pennsylvania
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56 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the most awesome road I've ever driven on! Wish I'd of been in my S2000 or corvette instead of an SUV, but it was still awesome. Curve after curve after curve forever...if you're a cruiser, you've just got to ride this road!

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Thank Donlynne L
Johnstown, New York
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We rode it in both directions and it was a fun ride if you are truly a motorcycle enthusiast. ( or even a sports car , for that matter)

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