Smoky Mountains fly and ride


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Smoky Mountain Harley-Davidson is 6 miles from the airport
Smoky Mountain Harley-Davidson is 6 miles from the airport

 

Smoky Mountains fly and ride - Maryville, TN

 

The "Tail of the Dragon", Moonshiner 28, and Cherohala Skyway are all within 60 miles of Maryville, TN and there's Harley rentals (B) just 6 miles from McGhee Tyson Airport in Alcoa. It's only 50 miles to Gatlinburg or 120 miles to Highlands, NC near the SC/GA border. It's the perfect Smoky Mountain fly & ride getaway.

 

Smoky Mountain Harley-Davidson is in west Maryville on US 321.

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Tail of the Dragon on US 129
Tail of the Dragon on US 129

This 160 mile route includes the famed Tail of the Dragon on US129 as well as Moonshiner 28. Just west of Franklin, NC there's 28 more miles of twisties on Wayah Road. See even more smoky mountain rides at www.ridingtheblueridge.com.

 

Wayah Road near Franklin, NC has nice twisties
Wayah Road near Franklin, NC has nice twisties

 

Johnson City, in NE Tennessee, has their own "southern dozen" rides. There's other area info on their website.

 


If you're visiting Gatlinburg, you may enjoy getting away on the Roaring Forks Motor Nature Trail. Remember that much of this road is one-way.

 See map with directions.

 

There's lots more Gatlinburg info at

 


Frozen Head State Park

The Devil's Triangle near Oak Ridge, TN has easy access from I-40.

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The Biker's Dozen website features ride loops that begin and end near Chattanooga. Included are north Georgia and the "Dragon's Tail", the Foothills Parkway, Cumberland Gap thru the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, plus more.

 

Foster Falls

"Foster Falls is a spectacular 60-foot waterfall plunging into a deep pool in the center of the 178-acre TVA Small Wild Area. Mountain laurel, azaleas, and hemlocks growing above the falls, along the sandstone overlook, and in the gorge below add to the beauty of this area."  http://www.tnvacation.com/vendors/foster_falls/

 

Foster Falls is just 35 miles NW of downtown Chattanooga, off US 41 between Jasper and Tracy City. See map with directions.

 

Visit the travel apps page for offical Tennessee Tourism apps available for iphone.


bridge near Pall Mall TN
Bridge on US 127 near the Tennessee/Kentucky border. Google Maps photo.

Headed north? Check out the 330 mile ride from Chattanooga TN to Cincinatti OH on US 127. This bridge is adjacent to the York Farm State Park near Pall Mall, TN just south of the Kentucky state line. See map with directions. (See the Google Maps photo)