The Tail Of The Dragon Is 11 Miles Of White Knuckle Driving Starting In North Carolina That’s Not For The Faint Of Heart

Looking to put the top down and enjoy the cool mountain air on a scenic drive this summer? It sounds idyllic, actually. People from all over the country head to Route 129 in North Carolina to experience an 11.9-mile twisty mountain road that’s widely known for its thrilling curves and challenging course.

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In North Carolina, drivers and cyclists will find the start of the Tail of the Dragon near Robbinsville at the Deals Gap Motorcycle Resort. For those wanting an equally beautiful and climatically cool top-down drive that’s not as unnerving, the Moonshiner 28 scenic drive in North Carolina begins just down the road from where the Tail of the Dragon begins. Who knows? Maybe you’ll decide to adventure onto both scenic drives?

Address: 17555 Tapoco Rd, Robbinsville, NC 28771, USA