Touring Routes near Blue Ridge Parkway - NC & TN

StangSnake

Western North Carolina Highlights

We took off for a few days in Nancy’s new Mustang GT to explore some of the roads that we have reported on before and we actually found a couple of new ones. We also discovered some great places to eat and some not so great. Our first stop in Asheville was to tour the…

Wheels-Thru-Time

North Carolina Loop

A Great North Carolina Loop – Updated January 2018 Summary From Robbinsville take US 129 north 18 miles Take NC 28 (Moonshiner 28) 10.6 miles south/east to Fontana Dam turn-off Take NC 1245 north 1.2 miles to Fontana Dam, then return to NC 28 Take NC 28 south/east 21 miles to US 19/74 Take US…

12_GPS

Complete Diamondback 2010

The Diamondback is located in the area of Little Switzerland and the Blue Ridge Parkway about 50 miles north of Asheville, North Carolina. This 38 mile diamond shaped loop includes NC 226A, US 221, Toms Creek Road, NC 80 AKA the Devils Staircase and the Blue Ridge Parkway. This is a great loop for motorcycles…

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Biltmore

⇐ BACK A few weeks ago we got a call from our friend and motorcycle writer, Neale Bayly. He wanted us to plan a route and lead a couple of Aprilia exec’s on a backroads adventure from the Historic Biltmore Hotel in Atlanta to the Biltmore Estate in Asheville. Neale would be compiling the adventure…