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Tail of the Dragon

US Route 129- Deal's Gap, US Rout 129 - Deals Gap, Robbinsville, NC 28771-7820
+1 800-768-7129
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NICE PLACE TO GET YOUR FEED ON.

This is a wonderful place to start with breakfast before riding the hills or after with a burger... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Jarome B
Famous twisties

Route 129, this section of 11 iles boasts twisties and challenges for motorcycles. We found it to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Christine R
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Homer City, Pennsylvania, United States
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US Route 129- Deal's Gap, US Rout 129 - Deals Gap, Robbinsville, NC 28771-7820
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a wonderful place to start with breakfast before riding the hills or after with a burger. Shop the store for you memorabilia to let folks know you rode "the tail". Prices can be a bit high but there is only one.

Thank Jarome B
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Route 129, this section of 11 iles boasts twisties and challenges for motorcycles. We found it to be and interesting 20 minute ride but not as much fun as the Back of the Dragon, route 16 out of Tazwell, VA.

Thank Christine R
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a fun drive, not for the weak of stomach. With all the twists and turns it was a great thrill.

Thank Henry E
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Reviewed 3 days ago

If your ever in the area, be sure to drive the ( tail of the dragon) in Deals Gap, an 11 mile fun ride. With 318 curves , it is an exciting drive but also a very dangerous one too. Be sure to stay in...More

Thank Pam2680
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you haven't ridden The Dragon, you haven't ridden! This ride is challenging and amazingly gorgeous! We stopped at The Deals Gap Motorcycle Resort for a quick lunch, then headed over to ride the Cherohala Skyway. More excellent riding and breathtaking scenery. This has to...More

Thank Dave B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great time, loved it on our Harley! We would definitely do this again!! Even in the rain, it was fun. Just a little slower than dry.

Thank Elizabeth S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rode from Indiana to North Carolina, just to ride the dragon. We were also able to ride several our roads. The Tail of the Dragon is beautiful but you have to be careful with so many out riders. We did the tail on Monday and...More

Thank Beatle L
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This road is for thrill seekers on motorcycle s not a middle aged woman in a rental car! 318 turns in 11 miles! Wow! The views are gorgeous, but if not prepared, it was a little too much and I felt motion sickness. Great spots...More

Thank wild1apache
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We drove the "Dragon" in the dark on a rainy night--by mistake, making a left instead of a right out of Happy Valley. But, having survived that and gaining real "street cred" according to some biker guys the next day, we did it again. We...More

Thank RimRat
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thankfully we were there mid week. But there were still a lot of fast moving cycles. We were in a truck and not moving as quickly, but we tried to be courteous and let them pass safely.

Thank Kay G
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DENNIS D
May 27, 2018|
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Response from Rich H | Reviewed this property |
Makes no difference really
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terribomer
May 14, 2018|
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Response from Michael T | Reviewed this property |
This week is rain. Just keep checking the weather. Don't listen to people who tell you to ride the dragon in the rain. If it's your first time ride it in good weather. The mountains get slippery when wet. I been riding down... More
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tadams75
October 15, 2017|
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Response from Bill H | Reviewed this property |
Gift shop/gas station: Yes Go to the intersection of 28 and 129.
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