Tail of the Dragon at Deals Gap is considered America’s number one motorcycle and sports card road. Designated US 129, the road, which is 11 miles long and features 318 curves, is bordered by the Great Smoky Mountains and the Cherokee National Forest. There are no intersecting roads or driveways to slow travel along the route, which is considered THE destination for motorcycle and sports car enthusiasts who come from all across the country to slay the Tail of the Dragon.
While it is popular with bikers and drivers, the Dragon has gained notoriety through several movies in which it was featured, including “Thunder Road,” “Two-Lane Blacktop,” and “The Fugitive.”
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