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Dining, Recommended for Groups

Fat Buddies Ribs & BBQ ~ Franklin NC (visit website)

PH:Franklin NC (828) 349-4743, Waynesville NC (828) 456-6368

OPEN YEAR ROUND

Famous Ribs & BBQ dine in or take out. Catering service available at your location. Located in both Waynesville and Franklin North Carolina. “So Good it will make you SQUEAL !!”

Group Facilites: Restaurant can accommodate groups up to seventy in a single room during the week, and for lunch only during summer weekends.

Vacation Home(s), Recommended for Groups

Tail of the Dragon Vacation Rentals, Robbinsville NC (visit website)

PH:828-479-8400 or 800-768-7129
ron@thetreetops.com
OPEN YEAR ROUND

Located 2 miles from the beginning of the Cherohala Skyway (NC). Three Large Cabins and a ride-in studio: Treetops, Point, Ridge, and Moonshiner Studio are conveniently located within walking distance. Rent all four vacation rentals for groups up to 30 people – call or email for special rates. All cabins have separate hot tubs, wifi, Sat TV, and Verizon cell phone service. The Treetops. 4 bedroom, 2 bath, sleeps 10, includes a brand new 20×40 garage & gameroom. The Point 3 bedroom, 2.5 baths with 6 full size beds, game room, drive in garage. The Ridge 3 bedroom, 2 baths with 7 twin size beds, 30×50 drive in garage & gameroom. Moonshiner Studio is a brand new ride in studio with 4 twin beds, or 2 kings.

Group Facilites: Three large vacation rentals all within walking distance.  Two of the vacation rentals include a 40 foot garage for gatherings. Good location for motorcycle or sportcar group.

Bed & Breakfast, Lodge, Cabin(s), Dining, Recommended for Groups

Snowbird Mountain Lodge, Robbinsville NC (visit website)

PH:828.479.3433 or Toll Free 800.941.9290
innkeeper@snowbirdlodge.com
Open seasonally from March thru November.

Located at the beginning of the Cherohala Skyway on the North Carolina side. For the discriminating traveler who is looking for first class accommodations and gourmet meals. Fireside bar and beer to go. Various rooms from $150-$350 per night, meals included. Steep paved driveway with gravel parking area.

Group Facilites: Facilities include 15 main lodge rooms, 6 premium rooms, and 2 cottage rooms. Restaurant and bar on site, outdoor and indoor gathering area. Perfect location for a sportscar or motorcycle group seeking an exclusive mountaintop resort, for both it's uniqueness and seclusion.

Dining, Recommended for Groups

Tapoco Tavern, Robbinsville NC (visit website)

PH:828.498.2800 (call ahead for pickup)
info@tapocolodge.com
Open seasonally from March thru December.

Tapoco Tavern, formerly known as Tapoco River Grill, has been renovated and expanded to include a full, two-story dining and observation deck. Now offering a full lunch and dinner menu. We have plenty of indoor seating or relax at the outdoor riverfront tables.

Group Facilites: Private room available for groups. Contact Tapoco Lodge Event Coordinator for details. PH 828-498-2800 or Email

Hotel/Motel, Dining, Recommended for Groups

A Holiday Motel, Maggie Valley NC (visit website)

PH:TOLL FREE 877-686-4386 OR 828-926-1186
info@holidaymotel.net
OPEN YEAR ROUND

Located in Maggie Valley, only 2 miles from Blue Ridge Parkway and about 60 scenic miles from the Tail of the Dragon. Restaurant on site serving great breakfast and lunch. 1/4 mile to the Wheels Through Time Motorcycle Museum. Park your bike right in front of your room and take advantage of our bike wash area, rocking chairs, seasonal pool, fire pit, laundry, charcoal grills and picnic tables, free trailer parking and much more.  Only 5 miles from Cataloochee Ski area. Winter rates start at $49.00 night. Ski packages available.

Group Facilites: Twenty four rooms. Outdoor gathering area, restaurant on site. Located in the heart of Maggie Valley, NC directly across from the Maggie Valley Festival Grounds, 1/2 mile walk to Wheels Through Time Museum.

Cabin(s), Campground, RV Hookups, Recommended for Groups

Whispering River RV & Cabin Resort, Walland TN (visit website)

PH:(865) 981-4300
info@whisperingriverresort.com
OPEN YEAR ROUND Open Year Round with reduced winter cabin rental rates.

Located near Townsend TN and the entrance to Great Smoky Mountain National Park. Full service RV sites, primitive tent sites, or spacious cabins. Facilities include swimming pool, river frontage, luxurious bath house and laundry, open green space, game room, and club house. Accommodate large groups, weddings, reunions and other special events.

Group Facilites: Over 40 acres of recreation area and thousands of feet of waterfront footage on Little River. Facilities include 76 RV sites, tent sites, 3 cabin rentals. The Event Center comfortably holds up to 60 people, rental includes full use of the resort. A Large electric garage door can be utilized for easy loading and unloading. The event center paired with a half mile of the Little River, Cabins, and Pool is perfect for groups and events.

Bed & Breakfast, Lodge, Cabin(s), Dining, Recommended for Groups

Tapoco Lodge, Robbinsville NC (visit website)

PH:828-498-2800
info@Tapocolodge.com
Open seasonally from March thru December.

Located on US129 in NC minutes from the Dragon and Moonshiner28, across the street from Fugitive Dam. Completely renovated in 2011. Rooms, cabins, formal dining, informal dining on the river deck, bar, gift shop, covered motorcycle parking.

Group Facilites: On-site accommodations for your group includes 20 cabin rooms and 9 luxury lodge rooms. The Tapoco Tin Can Theater seats more than 100 and is perfect for media presentations and group gatherings. Overlooking the World Famous Cheaoh River is the Cheoah Room. This event space is perfect for group gatherings with seating up to 100 people. The Laurel Lounge is perfect for cocktail hours, open bars, tastings and more! The Tapoco River Grill has a private room available for a small group gathering for lunch or dinner. Get your group together and contact Tapoco Lodge Event Coordinator. PH 828-498-2800 or Email

Lodge, Cabin(s), Campground, Dining, Recommended for Groups

Two Wheels of Suches ~ North Georgia (visit website)

PH:706-973-1671
bookings@twowheelsofsuches.com
Open seasonally March thru November.

Located on the Six Gap North Georgia Loop (at SR60 & SR180). Lodge Rooms, Bunkhouses & Camping. Restaurant Saturday and Sunday for breakfast & lunch. WiFi, loading ramps, new bathhouse.

Group Facilites: Three lodge rooms, 8 cabins, each with two twin beds, plenty of tent camping. On site restaurant.

Bed & Breakfast, Lodge, Dining, Recommended for Groups

Blue Waters Mountain Lodge, Lake Santeetlah NC (visit website)

PH:Telephone: (828) 479-8888, (888) 828-3978
info@bluewatersmtnl.com
Open seasonally.

Located 13 miles from the Dragon. Nine-room lodge located on Lake Santeetlah, just off of US129, 4 miles north of Robbinsville. Game room with billiards and darts. Private dining room with full service bar for guests only. Paved access.

Group Facilites: Nine lodge rooms, access to Lake Santeetlah, restaurant and bar on site for guests only. Ideal location for small group of motorcycles or sportscars looking for a charming lakeside Lodge.

Campground, RV Hookups, Recommended for Groups

Teaberry Hill RV Campground ~ Robbinsville NC (visit website)

PH:(828) 479-3953
teaberryhill@gmail.com
Open May thru October.

Located just off Moonshiner 28 (NC28), near Fontana Lake, 11 miles from Robbinsville NC, and 20 miles from the Tail of the Dragon. Teaberry Hill is a 6-acre RV campground that can accommodate any size RV with our large pull-through sites.

Group Facilites: Twelve RV sites on 6 acres, all with full hook-up 30 & 50 amp electric, water and sewer. Outdoor covered pavilion with kitchen for group use.

Bed & Breakfast, Recommended for Groups

Windmill Inn Bed & Breakfast, Oliver Springs TN (visit website)

PH:865-730-6413
windmillinnbandb@comcast.net
OPEN YEAR ROUND

One of the few places to stay on the Devil’s Triangle and near Windrock Park & Trails. This Century old building was renovated into a 20 room Bed and Breakfast. All rooms have full private bath. Large TV, dining room, mudroom, pool table, fire pit and more. Hot country breakfast included.

Group Facilites: Twenty rooms available, indoor common area with large screen TV for gatherings or meetings. Breakfast included. Comfortable and spacious area for Breakfast/Dining that seats up to 40 guests. Outdoor gathering area. Garage parking for up to 8 motorcycles.

Hotel/Motel, Lodge, Cabin(s), Entertainment, Dining, Recommended for Groups

Copperhead Lodge, Blairsville GA (visit website)

PH:706-835-RIDE (7433)
michelle@copperheadlodge.com
OPEN YEAR ROUND

Copperhead Lodge is a curvy road enthusiasts’ destination resort in the North Georgia Mountains, and headquarters for The Gauntlet. Paved roads, Lodge with full service restaurant and full liquor bar, lodge rooms with covered motorcycle parking,  and cozy cabins for rent featuring private motorcycle garages and hot tubs.

Group Facilites: Eleven lodge rooms, and cabin rentals all within walking distance.  Full service restaurant and bar on site.  Large Porch for outdoor gatherings, indoor meeting/gathering space, swimming pool, fire-pit, live music Fri/Sat, April - Nov. Discount available for groups of 10 or more.

Cabin(s), Recommended for Groups

Rivers Edge Treehouses ~ Robbinsville NC (visit website)

PH:(828)735-2228
info@riversedgetreehouses.com
Open seasonally April thru October.

Located on the banks of the Cheoah River, very close to Robbinsville, NC. Hard packed gravel drive, paved and level covered parking. Stay up in the trees in one of our unique, luxury treehouses in a “back to nature” riverside setting. Six units to choose from, king size memory foam bed, double occupancy, Sat TV, free Wifi, AC/Heat, microwave, refrigerator, coffee maker, hair dryer. Common areas include BBQ area, fire pits, games, and more. 

Group Facilites: Six - one bedroom treehouse units all within walking distance.  Common outdoor area.

Dining, Recommended for Groups

Lynn’s Place, Robbinsville NC (visit website)

PH:828-479-9777
lynnsplacerest@gmail.com
OPEN YEAR ROUND

Located in Downtown Robbinsville, across from the Courthouse.  Where the locals eat !! The best home cooking in town.  Prime rib, salad bar, sweet potato fries, fried cheesecake.

Group Facilites: We offer lunch, dinner, catering, delivery(within a 4 mile radius of restaurant), breakfast available for groups of 20 or more (need a 48 hour notice). Good for groups!

Hotel/Motel, Recommended for Groups

Two Wheel Inn, Robbinsville NC (visit website)

PH:828-479-4248
info@twowheelinn.com
Open seasonally March thru November.

Designed for the motorcycling crowd with a cycle garage adjacent to each room! Just 3 miles south of Robbinsville on US129. Close to the Dragon and Cherohala. Free WiFi, Sat TV, plenty of room for parking and trailers. You won’t need a cycle cover if you stay here. CARS WELCOME TOO!!

Group Facilites: Facilities include 19 rooms and 1 large vacation home rental. Outdoor covered pavilion and large outdoor area for gathering. On site restaurant.  Serves alcohol. Good location for motorcycle rally.

Hotel/Motel, Lodge, Cabin(s), Vacation Home(s), Campground, Camp Cabins, RV Hookups, Dining, Recommended for Groups

Ironhorse Motorcycle Lodge, Robbinsville NC (visit website)

PH:828-479-3864
info@ironhorsenc.com
Open seasonally April thru October.

First class accommodations aimed at the motorcycle crowd. Located just 30 minutes from the Dragon and Cherohala Skyway, the Ironhorse offers cabin rooms, full cabins, bunkhouse, and camping. Located directly on Stecoah Creek. Dining available.

Group Facilites: Facilities include 4 large luxury cabins, 15 cabin rooms, 2 bunkhouses, RV sites and campground. Restaurant and large indoor pavilion on site. Outdoor gathering area for your group. Everything within walking distance.  Popular location for motorcycle groups.

Cabin(s), Campground, Camp Cabins, RV Hookups, Recommended for Groups

Simple Life Retreat, Robbinsville NC (visit website)

PH:828-788-1099
thesimplelifecampground@hotmail.com
OPEN YEAR ROUND Open seasonally March thru November and on a limited basis during winter months - call ahead if you would like to visit during the winter months.

Located in Robbinsville near Lake Santeetlah. Within minutes of the Tail of the Dragon, Cherohala Skyway, and Moonshiner28. Relax in one of our 13 mountain cabins. Full bathroom and Camping Cabins available. Amenities include: Full concrete driveway, covered motorcycle parking, motorcycle loading/unloading ramp, WiFi, firewood, Ice, hot/clean shower bathhouse, and pet friendly.

Group Facilites: Facilities include 11 cabins, 3 RV sites, 6 camp sites, plus group camp area. Covered parking motorcycle parking. Good for rally.

Motorcycle Rentals

Sportbikes4Hire Motorcycle Rental (visit website)

PH:888-914-4473 or text 865-300-7458
sportbikes4hire@gmail.com
OPEN YEAR ROUND Rentals available year round.

The only full-service, mobile-operated motorcycle rental operation in the Smoky Mountains. Rental fleet includes sportbikes, sport touring, and cruisers. Deliver your rental to your location.

Hotel/Motel, Recommended for Groups

SanRan Motel, Robbinsville NC (visit website)

PH:828-479-3256
annsanran@yahoo.com
OPEN YEAR ROUND

Located in downtown Robbinsville on US 129. Covered bike parking. Paved parking for trailers. Reasonable rates. Clean and biker friendly.

Group Facilites: Motel facilities include 10 rooms. Walking distance to restaurants. Inexpensive location for your small group to stay.

Motorcycle Rentals, Motorcycle Service & Accessories, Entertainment

Smoky Mountain Harley-Davidson, Maryville TN (visit website)

PH:865-977-1669 (Maryville) 865-774-3445 (Pigeon Forge)
contactus@smh-d.com
OPEN YEAR ROUND Maryville location open all year, Outpost locations are open seasonally March thru October.

Maryville TN – full service dealership, The Shed Smokehouse & Juke Joint. Pigeon Forge TN – full service dealership. Retail Outposts: US129 Dragon Outpost, Cherohala Skyway Tellico Plains TN, Hillbilly Outpost Gatlinburg TN, and Kodak TN. Visit SHED WEBSITE for detailed concert event line-up.

Hotel/Motel, Lodge, Cabin(s), Campground, RV Hookups, Entertainment, Dining, Recommended for Groups

Fontana Village Resort, Fontana Dam NC (visit website)

PH:828.498.2211 Toll Free 800.849.2258
info@fontanavillage.com
OPEN YEAR ROUND

Located just 7 miles from the Tail of the Dragon. A Great Smoky Mountain year round resort destination featuring Lodge Rooms, Cabins, Campground, Swimming Pools & Lazy River, Fitness Center, Marina, Boat Rentals, Restaurants, Bar, Group and Convention facilities. The area’s breathtaking mountain vistas and panoramic views from Fontana & Cheoah lakes provide memories to last a lifetime. Ask for Dragonslayer’s Club Discount – stop by the resort, call 800-849-2258 or sign up for your free membership card to receive 25% off lodging on select accommodations. CLICK HERE for more information.

Group Facilites: The Fontana Village Resort offers a wide range of meeting and function space rentals that are priced to match with any group's budget.  Multiple event and meeting space available including large event facilities, private meeting spaces, casual gathering rooms, lounges & hospitality suites, and outdoor venues. There are 199 rooms available including lodge rooms and resort cabins all within walking distance. Camping available a short distance from the resort. On site restaurants and bar, private catering available. Perfect location for your large or small sportscar or motorcycle group. For details, contact Group Sales at 828-498-2154, or  Email. If your group only needs Catering or dining (day trip only), contact Catering Director at 828-498-2150, Email.

Cabin(s), Recommended for Groups

Hog Hollow Retreat, Robbinsville NC (visit website)

PH:828 479 3141
info@hoghollowcabinretreat.com
OPEN YEAR ROUND

Located just off Moonshiner 28 (NC28) 15 minutes from the Tail of the Dragon, and one mile from Fontana Lake. Two adjacent log cabins on paved access and paved parking in wooded setting. Woodlands Cabin is 4 bedroom, 3 bath. Walnut Gap is 3 bedroom 2 bath. Rent them both for a group or as individual cabins.

Group Facilites: Two adjacent cabins can accommodate up to 15 people.

Cabin(s), Recommended for Groups

Tellico Plains Log Cabins, Tellico Plains TN (visit website)

PH:205-533-2962
dmorris360@gmail.com
OPEN YEAR ROUND

Located just off TN360 on the Cherohala Skyway and Tail of the Dragon Loop, only minutes to the Cherohala Skyway and Tellico Plains. Five cabins accommodating one to four guests each. All of the cabins have cozy stone fireplaces, fully furnished kitchens, satellite TVs/DVDs and grills outside. Our cabins feature internet access, satellite TV and private hot tub on the deck.

Group Facilites: Five cabins accommodating one to four guests each, all within walking distance.

Hotel/Motel, Dining, Recommended for Groups

Dragon Pitt Inn & BBQ, Maryville TN (visit website)

PH:865-253-3566 or 865-253-3565
dragonpittinnandbbq@yahoo.com
OPEN YEAR ROUND

Located in Tennessee on US 129 just 9 miles from the Dragon. Next door to dining at the Dragon Pitt BBQ Shack. Rider owned and operated. Winter rates of $65 per night beginning November 1, 2018 until April 1, 2019 BBQ restaurant will be open until October 22, 2018.

Group Facilites: Facilities include 10 hotel rooms.  Restaurant on site, covered area for your group gathering.

Hotel/Motel, Lodge, Cabin(s), Entertainment, Dining, Recommended for Groups

Switzerland Inn, Blue Ridge Parkway NC (visit website)

PH:800-654-4026 LOCAL 828-765-2153
info@switzerlandinn.com
Open April - November

The Switzerland Inn has become our new little biker friendly get-away. Located right off the Blue Ridge Parkway mile marker 334 at NC 226A on the challenging Diamondback Loop some 45 miles north of Asheville. Unbelievable views, pool, hot tubs, tennis, horseshoes, patio bar. The food is excellent and reasonably priced. Wide variety of accommodations from motel rooms to cottages.

Group Facilites: Riders and sportscar drivers challenging the Diamondback Motorcycle and Sportscar Route (226A) will find the Blue Ridge Parkway entrance and the Switzerland Inn right at the crest of the route. The Inn's driveway is the immediate right as you enter the Parkway. Perfect for motorcycle touring groups, the Diamondback Lodge cabin gives your group a private porch with rocking chairs secluded under mature shade trees and covered motorcycle parking. The Diamondback Lodge features 8 smaller rooms with 1 double or 2 twin beds, private baths and tv. In addition, there are 62 Inn Rooms available. All facilities are within walking distance. Chalet Restaurant, bar and club room are perfect for group gatherings. Discounted room rates may be available for parties reserving 20 or more rooms.

Entertainment, Dining, Recommended for Groups

The Hub, Robbinsville NC (visit website)

PH:828-479-0478

OPEN YEAR ROUND Limited winter hours.

The Hub is your lunch or coffee stop on the way to The Tail of the Dragon! Great Coffee, Great Food, Merchandise, and much more.

Group Facilites: Large barn and outdoor fire pit available for group reservation.  Barn can accommodate up to 50 people and our entire facility can handle up to 150 people. Group catering available, both on site and off site. Please contact The Hub at 828-479-0478 for meal planning that will fit your budget.

Dining, Recommended for Groups

T.Dubb’s, Robbinsville NC (visit website)

PH:828-479-2161

OPEN YEAR ROUND 11-3 Mon-Sat

Burgers, Wings, and BBQ

Group Facilites: Call ahead for group arrangements. Available for event catering.



Killboy.com (visit website)

PH:Email only
killboy@killboy.com
OPEN YEAR ROUND

Order your Tail of the Dragon photos from the Killboy photographers stationed at the Dragon and occasionally on the Moonshiner and  Cherohala Skyway. It takes 3-4 days to post the photos which will be posted by date on the photographer’s website. They archive the photos for years. Also available for group photography, website photography, and more.

Dining, Recommended for Groups

Moonshiner Steakhouse, Robbinsville NC (visit website)

PH:828-479-4248
info@twowheelinn.com
OPEN YEAR ROUND Limited winter hours.

Located next to Two Wheel Inn on US129 south of Robbinsville. Lunch and Dinner plus adult beverages.

Group Facilites: Available for group rental, indoor and outdoor facilities. Restaurant can serve approximately 50 guests.

Dining, Recommended for Groups

Willow Tree Restaurant & Catering, Robbinsville NC (visit website)

PH:(828) 260-8158
sheablalock@yahoo.com
OPEN YEAR ROUND

Downtown Robbinsville, across the street from Microtel, Friday and Saturday night gourmet dinners by reservation – bring your own adult beverage. Great pastries, cakes, pies. Available for catering events.

Cabin(s), Recommended for Groups

Dragons Rest Cabins & Lodging, Robbinsville NC (visit website)

PH:828-479-4726 (8am - 9pm est)
jwcherry0266@frontier.com
OPEN YEAR ROUND Large vacation rentals open all year, smaller cabins are available seasonally from March thru October.

Six cabins on US129, 2 1/2 miles south of Robbinsville. Twenty mins to the Dragon, 15 mins to the Cherohala. Situated on Tallulah Creek with panoramic mountain views. Good access, trailer parking, secured covered bike parking. Bike wash, loading ramp, gas grills, firepits, gameroom & Wi-Fi. Situated at the Cherrington family farm along Talulah Creek with great mountain views.

Group Facilites: Facilities include 6 cabins and one large creekside cabin, all within walking distance.  Outdoor and indoor gathering area for your group.

Hotel/Motel, Recommended for Groups

Highland Manor Inn, Townsend TN (visit website)

PH:800-213-9462
office@highlandmanor.com
OPEN YEAR ROUND

Peaceful location in Townsend near all the Great Smoky Mountain attractions. Just a couple miles from the entrance to Smoky Mountains National Park, and 30 minutes to the Dragon via the scenic Foothills Parkway. Reasonable rates, great views, Continental breakfast, refrigerator, and deluxe rooms. Park at your door, Relax by the Fire Pit.

Group Facilites: 49 rooms with outdoor gathering area.  On site conference center for your group gathering or meeting.