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Come soar With Us: It’s Always Motorcycle Season in the NC Smokies


It’s time to dust off your motorcycle and hit the road again! Are you craving the thrill of winding roads and breathtaking scenery? Look no further than the NC Smokies of Haywood County, where motorcycle enthusiasts can find their own slice of paradise. With the famous Blue Ridge Parkway, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, and an abundance of scenic drives and winding roads, you’ll be in motorcycle utopia.


Unleash Your Inner Adventurer:

Motorcycle touring is all about the open road and the sense of adventure that comes with it. Imagine the excitement of navigating through broad, sweeping curves or conquering tight, hairpin turns. The NC Smokies offer a diverse range of routes to suit every skill level, from gentle, serpentine curves to adrenaline-pumping cliff-hugging switchbacks.

Plan Your Perfect Ride:

To help you map out your ideal two-wheeled escape, the travel team at Visit NC Smokies has curated a selection of the best mountain rides in Haywood County. From lazy afternoon excursions to all-day journeys to the back-of-beyond, we’ve got you covered. And the best part? You can download our free motorcycle rides map to have all the information at your fingertips.


Thrill-Seekers Unite:

If you’re craving the ultimate adrenaline rush, make sure to include The Copperhead Loop and the infamous Rattler in your itinerary. The Copperhead Loop offers a thrilling ride with its custom creation featuring stunning vistas and challenging twists and turns. And for the true daredevils, the Rattler boasts an impressive 290 curves in just 24 miles. Get ready for an unforgettable ride!

Discover More:

While you’re in the NC Smokies, take advantage of the other attractions the region has to offer. Visit the Wheels Through Time Museum, home to the world’s premier collection of rare American motorcycles, memorabilia, and a distinct array of unique “one-off” American automobiles. Located just 5 miles off the Blue Ridge Parkway in Maggie Valley, North Carolina our museum houses a collection of over 300 rare machines.


And let’s not forget the charm of Haywood County itself. After a long day on the road, you can unwind in our welcoming towns of Maggie Valley, Waynesville, Canton, and Clyde, where you’ll find delicious local cuisine, craft breweries, and unique shops.

So, what are you waiting for? Pack your gear, hop on your motorcycle, and embark on an unforgettable journey through the NC Smokies of Haywood County. Whether it’s your first mountain ride or a long-overdue return, prepare to be amazed by the thrilling curves and breathtaking scenery that await you. Your motorcycle utopia is calling!

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