Dragon Still
Stop by and see our new moonshine still located at the Tail of the Dragon Store at US 129 and Moonshiner 28.
RECOMMENDED
ACCOMMODATIONS
Steel Horse Stable Apartments
STEEL HORSE STABLE APTS located a few miles south of Robbinsville on US129. Cheap, Clean, Garage Parking.
Carolina Mountain Retreats, Franklin NC
CAROLINA MOUNTAIN RETREATS just off Moonshiner 28 between Franklin and Highlands, paved access.
River Cove Cabins, Andrews NC
RIVER COVE CABINS
Near Murphy NC. Affordable Nottely Riverfront Kitchenette Cabins Hwy 64 W. Convenient to NC, GA & TN roads and attractions 3 Nights Dragon Special $165.
Great Smoky Mountain Motorcycle Rental
GSM MOTORENT Guided and selfguided tours, dual sport motorcycle rentals, cabin/camper rentals on Little River in Townsend, TN.
Relax Inn
RELAX INN in downtown Bryson City. Walk to the Smoky Mountain Rairoad and downtown dining.
Fontana For Less, Fontana Village NC
FONTANA FOR LESS FONTANA VILLAGE NC Just 10 miles from the Dragon. Stay in Fontana Village for less.
Main Stay Suites
MAINSTAY SUITES In Alcoa TN. Full kitchen, seasonal pool, hot breakfast. Mention Tail of the Dragon for $69.99 a night special.
Holiday Inn Express Alcoa
HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS - ALCOA TNLocated in Alcoa near the Knoxville Airport off US-129 (Alcoa Highway). Just 30 minutes from the Dragon.
Riders Home
RIDERS HOME Only 15 minutes to the Dragon. 3 BR/2.5 bath, WiFi, gameroom, garage, movie room.

SNOWBIRD HOUSE On Big Snowbird Creek w/fishing from yard. Paved level access. Near Robbinsville. 2 BR, 2 BA.
Tellico Cabins
TELLICO CABINS 
Three well appointed cabins near the Cherohala Skyway in TN. Hot tubs, WiFi, Sat TV, pet friendly.
Chilhowee Mountain Retreat
CHILHOWEE MOUNTAIN RETREAT Located atop Chilhowee Mtn near Maryville, TN. Luxury bed & breakfast adj Great Smoky Mtns.
Griffin Cabins
GRIFFIN CABINS
in Robbinsville NC. Efficiency apt and 2 BR homes at reasonsable rates.
Cherokee Realty
CHEROKEE REALTY Located in Robbinsville NC. Offering sales and vacation rentals on Lake Santeetlah, near the Dragon
Gear Head Inn
GEARHEAD INN CHEROKEE Owner/operators are car/ motorcycle enthusiasts. WIFI, micro, fridge, cable TV, pool, firepit.
Hampton Inn Knoxville Airport
HAMPTON INN KNOXVILLE AIRPORT Near McGhee Tyson Airport, WIFI,pool, hot breakfast, free shuttle, secure motorcycle parking, bike wash. Tail of the Dragon Special Rates.

SLEEP INN BRYSON CITY Convenient to all western NC roads. Wireless Internet, Cont breakfast, pool, trailer parking. Walk to restaurants.
Highland Manor
HIGHLAND MANOR TOWNSEND

Peaceful Tennessee location near all the Great Smoky Mountain attractions. Reasonable rates, great views.
Sweet Berries B&B
SWEET BERRIES B and B Only minutes from the Dragon with spectacular mountain views, covered cycle parking.

MICROTEL BRYSON CITY
On US74 convenient to all NC roads. Pet friendly, Cont breakfast, trailer parking, WiFi, micro & fridge.
Simple Life Campground
SIMPLE LIFE CAMGROUND & CABINS Robbinsville NC. Camp cabins, tent & RV sites, covered m/c parking, meeting room, deck.

RIDGE TOP MOTEL
Bryson City motel & RV camp. Trailer parking, pool, firepit, WiFi. bike wash.
MISCELLANEOUS
Tellico Kats Deli, Cherohala Skyway TN
TELLICO KATS DELI
Great sandwiches at the Tellico Kats Deli on the Cherohala Skyway in Tellico Plains TN. Dine on the river and enjoy fresh deli sandwiches.

Moonshiner 28 T-shirt
Our new Moonshiner 28 T-shirts, Patches, and Pins
are now available AT OUR SECURE ON-LINE STORE

SUPPORT OUR SPONSORS
One note on area vacation rentals: Be sure to mention that you are riding a motorcycle and ask the details about access. Many rentals in the area have steep driveways, gravel, and limited parking for trailers. It is also a good idea to arrive in the daylight.
 
Luxbury Inn, Maryville TN
LUXBURY INN & SUITES in Maryville TN less than a mile from Smoky Mountain Harley Davidson and The Shed. Convenient to the Dragon and Devils Triangle.
A Holiday Motel
A HOLIDAY MOTEL Maggie Valley biker friendly motel. Covered bike parking, restaurant, outdoor pool, WI-FI, HBO, New pillowtop beds, grills, fire pit, group discounts.  Easy access and trailer parking. American owned by motorcycle family.
Switzerland Inn on the Blue Ridge Parkway
SWITZERLAND INN
Located right off the Blue Ridge Parkway at mm 334, just 45 miles north of Asheville NC on the challenging DIAMONDBACK LOOP. Cottages, Rooms, Restaurant, Bar, Hot Tub, Pool. Also home to the DIAMONDBACK LODGE for motorcyclst looking for an economical room with all the amenities of the INN
Ironhorse Motorcycle Lodge
IRONHORSE MOTORCYCLE LODGE CABINS, ROOMS, CAMPING
Full Cabin Rentals, Cabin rooms with baths, creekside camping, tent rentals, RV hook-ups, bunkroom, breakfast and dinner served. 30 minutes to the Dragon & Cherohala.
Fontana Village Resort, Fontana NC
FONTANA VILLAGE Year round resort destination featuring Lodge Rooms, Cabins, Campground, Swimming Pools & Lazy River, Day Spa, Marina, Boat Rentals, Restaurants, Bar, Group and Convention facilities. Located only 10 miles from the Dragon.
The Lodge at Copperhead
THE LODGE AT COPPERHEAD
Exclusive resort that caters to motorcycle or car enthusiast lifestyle. Cabins, lodge rooms, restaurant, bar. Covered, secure parking. Good location for group gathering/event. Located just outside Blairsville, GA. TELEPHONE 706-835-RIDE (7433)
Punkin Center Inn
DRAGON PITT INN
located just 9 miles from the Dragon in Tennessee, rider owned motel. Micro fridge, coffee maker. Dining next door at the Dragon Pitt BBQ Shack.
Microtel, Robbinsville NC
ROBBINSVILLE MICROTEL same great hotel everywhere you go, is located in downtown Robbinsville. Very biker friendly. Meeting room for groups and clubs. Complementary continental breakfast. Free WiFi
Blue Waters
BLUE WATERS MOUNTAIN LODGE on Lake Santeetlah near Robbinsville, 15 miles to the Dragon. Game room with billiards and darts. Dining, beer and wine served. Paved access.
Grand Vista, Vanore TN
GRAND VISTA"One of the closest hotels to the Dragon in TN." Vonore TN. Conference Center with meeting facilities for large or small groups. WI-FI, secure parking. Beer sales on site close to restaurants. Reasonable Rates.

ECONO LODGE Townsend TN On 321 near Great Smoky Mountains & 30 minutes to the Dragon. Pool, wifi. Mention WEB10 for 10% off.
San Ran Motel, Robbinsville NC
SANRAN MOTEL located in Robbinsville 20 minutes from the Dragon and Cherohala. American Owned, Motorcycle Friendly, Reasonable Rates, Clean. Covered Cycle Parking.
Big Lynn Lodge
BIG LYNN LODGE
in Little Switzerland on 226A The Diamondback. Family owned, breakfast and dinner included. Motel, cottages and suites. Great views. Groups welcome.
Tail of the Dragon Vacation Rentals
TREETOPS, THE RIDGE, THE POINT by Tail of the Dragon. Secluded and private location just off the Cherohala Skyway and 20 minutes from Deals Gap. The Ridge and Point include private gamerooms with pool, foosball, ping pong, darts. TreeTops has an open fireplace. All houses have garages, computers with free broad band wireless Internet access, SAT TV, free long distance phone in US, private hot tubs. OPEN YEAR ROUND !!!
Snowbird Mountain Lodge
SNOWBIRD MOUNTAIN LODGE
Luxurious rooms, unbeatable views, gourmet meals, fireside bar, beer sales. On the Cherohala near Robbinsville. MC friendly, rider owned first class Inn. BMWMOA discount available.
Mountain Manor
MOUNTAIN MANOR
One and two bedroom suites in Robbinsville with easy access. Walk to restaurants. WIFI, satellite TV, kitchens, laundry. Cottages also available.
River's Edge Treehouses
NEW - RIVER'S EDGE TREEHOUSES
.... Coming spring 2014. Get away from the crowd in one of our unique cottages with a "back to nature" riverside setting. Six units to choose from. Bring the gang. Covered paved parking. Minutes from Robbinsville.
Dragons Rest Cabins, Robbinsville NC
DRAGONS REST CABINSfriendly place to stay in Robbinsville, 20 minutes from the Dragon, Cherohala, and Moonshiner28. Reasonably priced cabins w/covered parking by the night or week.
Two Wheel Inn, Robbinsville NC
TWO WHEEL INN Each room has it's own motorcycle garage big enough for two bikes. Near the Dragon, 2 miles south of Robbinsville NC on US129. CARS WELCOME TOO.
Sleep Inn Bryson City
SLEEP INN BRYSON CITY
Great location convenient to all western North Carolina roads. Wireless Internet, Continental breakfast, outdoor pool, parking for trailers. Walk to restaurants.


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Country still
We found this still on a Tennessee back road.
Popcorn Sutton
Popcorn Sutton
In Dreams
In Dreams
Scenes from In Dreams (1999) starring Annette Bening and Robert Downey, Jr. These two chase scenes were filmed on Moonshiner 28 between the Dragon and Fontana.
In Dreams
This scene from In Dreams is on US129 at the Cheoah (Fugitive) Dam. The car swerves to the left and crashed through the fence. It then dives into the water at the bottom of the dam.

Scenic pulloff south of Highlands NC
 

A South Carolina moonshine set-up discovered near Stumphouse Tunnel in 1963. Thanks to Curtis Murphy for the heads-up.

US64 and NC28 a few miles north of Highlands NC

East Tennessee Ranch Style Fixer-Upper. Completely furnished and priced for quick sale.