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All reviews north carolina beautiful drive the blue ridge parkway breathtaking views fall colors great road pull over scenic highway great ride scenic overlooks twists and turns motorcycle ride year round take pictures robbinsville nc bald river falls take your time
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We travelled the Skyway in July. It's a nice drive with plenty of overlooks and beautiful scenery. But because of all the leaves on the trees, it's sometimes hard to see the view. Near the top of the mountain, it's robed in clouds a lot...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Debbie M
Reviewed July 5, 2019 via mobile

If you would like to see the true beauty of East Tennessee, then take a drive on the skyway at any time of the year. Fall is particularly beautiful when the leaves are in full color. During the winter many folks drive up to sled...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank teachuart
Reviewed June 9, 2019 via mobile

The Cherohala Skyway is one of the best motorcycle rides in the country. It climbs from 900 feet elevation in Tellico Plains to over 5400 feet at the summit then drops to 2000 feet in Robbinsville. There are constant wide sweeping turns along the entire...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank 174billc
Reviewed June 6, 2019

many people travel to Deals Gap to ride 11 miles of the tail of the dragon which in my opinion, is overrated.however, if you do go for that particular ride do not miss out on the Cherohala skyway ! entire loop is approx 144 miles...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank frankw264
Reviewed May 28, 2019

Breath-taking views! Many places to stop for viewing the beautiful mountains and take pictures. You will enjoy!

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank Jill L
Reviewed May 23, 2019 via mobile

This road takes you through the mountains from Tennessee into North Carolina. It's beautiful and winding. There are pull offs to get out and hike or view the scenery. There are no services on the road and none when you get into North Carolina at...More

Date of experience: May 2019
2  Thank willpack2
Reviewed May 12, 2019

A stunning ride all year long. Love the winter when there are no trees to block the view. Love the spring, when everything turns green. The fall leaf change is beautiful.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank laurakman
Reviewed May 12, 2019 via mobile

This is an amazing and pleasant drive with beautiful mountain vistas, beautiful birds and has impressive restroom facilities for a scenic byway I got to the area near sunset and decided to watch the sunset from an overlook. I thought this one overlook where I...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank BirdsAlabama
Reviewed May 7, 2019 via mobile

Very beautiful, sweeping road. Well maintained. Plenty of overlooks and pull outs. Highly recommended route!

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank posnoski
Reviewed April 21, 2019 via mobile

This drive was awesome! We started on the Tellico Plains side. It was rainy and the mountains were foggy so some of the sights were limited but what we saw was beautiful. Probably due to the weather, but there wasn’t much traffic which was a...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Response from Brenda A | Reviewed this property |
I was up there two days ago (Oct 19) and the colors were beautiful. The leaves appeared to be in the early stages with still a lot of green remaining. The sun was bright which really made the colors pop. Everything here is... More