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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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fun drive in a sports car

it is a great fun drive if you like fast because people will be on your bumper all the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
James W
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Rocky Face, Georgia
Snow on the Dragon

Not many people will experience this but I was happy Winter Storm Benji passed through so that I... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
corollaclub98
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Lakeland, Florida
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  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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US Route 129- Deal's Gap, US Rout 129 - Deals Gap, Robbinsville, NC 28771-7820
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Reviewed 3 days ago

it is a great fun drive if you like fast because people will be on your bumper all the way!!lol it is scenic in some places but watch for cycles cutting corners! and dont take your girlfriend cause photoghraphers will take your pic lol just...More

Thank James W
Reviewed 4 days ago

Not many people will experience this but I was happy Winter Storm Benji passed through so that I can see the mountains so white and beautiful - Best time to go here is when it is NOT in season and you have the road to...More

Thank corollaclub98
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Did the tail in a loaded down sonata my gf was a nervous wreck and the girls loved it...lol. Deals gap and killboy with the hamocks were cool af. I loved just boiling the tires off my car. The girl friend wasn't happy but even...More

Thank fudeyabroad
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a place to ride a motorcycle or a sports car. it's always crowded and very dangerous if not careful. Give it a whirl.

Thank strawberry4445
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you own a bike this is a have to. We rode down and stayed in Alcoa. We got up the next morning and got on 129 and road and slayed the Dragon. Be sure and smile while you’re riding the Dragon because there is...More

Thank SharkCinTN
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I drove The Dragon multiple times during a traverse for work between Knoxville TN and Andrews NC. It was always a beautiful drive but not one I relished taking in bad weather or on the weekends. This is definitely a scenic route, not so great...More

Thank Julianne D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My second visit last week, my first with my son. The road was as beautiful and fun as I remembered. 131 curves in 11 miles means lots and lots of smiles!

Thank JohnF134218
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

OMG what a blast!!! Had so much fun!!! Car or bike, definitely suggest doing this!!! Truly a test of skills.... Minor suggestion, stay away from the double yellow lines!! Saw a few bikes riding that line coming through and it could end very badly, very...More

Thank SpicEEJade
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

One of my favorite places on this earth. Stunning views and occasionally wild life that well set your heart to pitter pattering.

Thank melissa h
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

What great fun. Wanted to make the 11 mile run but a mini van was not my first choice. Next summer I'm coming back in my Miata roadster to twist the tail of the dragon. Top down and both hands on the steering wheel. Shift...More

Thank Jim R
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tadams75
16 October 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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CSatty
28 August 2017|
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Response from lorlormarie | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure. Stopping on the tail is not recommended. I do not remember seeing any lookouts either .. perhaps there is something at the NC end as its more of a town. In TN it's pretty much starts from a highway. I hope... More
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CassieL0131
18 August 2017|
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Response from us2inthecountry | Reviewed this property |
Don't be scared. Ride within your means. There are plenty of pulloffs if you have a jerk behind you. Try to go during the week. Less crowded and more enjoyable.
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