Motorcyle-Friendly Travel Destinations in the Blue Ridge Mountains

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Enjoying the perfect ride is only part of the adventure. Your bike's hungry for fuel, your belly's growling for good food, and your body could use a break from the fabulous journey you find yourself on.

The Blue Ridge is special in that the area is heavily populated with businesses that cater to motorcyclists and their whims -- usually because they're riders themselves. When you're ready for a pit stop these are the businesses you want to take note of.

Motorcycle-Friendly Attractions

  • America Rides Maps
    America Rides Maps (828) 734-2164 - 706 Underwood Cove Road - Waynesville,NC 28786
    Complete end-to-end coverage of the Blue Ridge Parkway, north Georgia, and Great Smoky Mountains National Park in a series of easy to fold pocket maps which show EVERY great ride in the mountains. I seek out the best two lane mountain back roads then show you the best ways and shortcuts to link them all together. [ More Info ]
  • Blue Ridge Travelers
    Blue Ridge Travelers (888) 233-6111 - 25 West Main Street - Old Fort,NC 28762
    Welcome to our spectacular area of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Be sure to visit our Blue Ridge Parkway communities of Little Switzerland and Linville Falls, which are known for their waterfalls, beautiful views and historic gem & gold mines. Also visit our valley towns of Marion and Old Fort with their historic train depots and museums. Enjoy "The Blue Ridge Parkway and Lake James Loop" motorcycle ride to take in our valley, mountain and lake views from the vantage only a 2 Wheel can offer. [ More Info ]

Motorcycle-Friendly Dining

  • The Chalet Restaurant at Switzerland Inn
    (800) 654-4026 - 86 High Ridge Road - Little Switzerland,NC 28749
    When riding the famous "Diamond Back Motorcycle and Sport Car Ride" that starts in our parking lot, be sure to enjoy the finest dining on the mountain with panoramic views. We serve breakfast, lunch and dinner. Beer, wine and mixed beverages are available. Ride hard, eat great and relax on our awesome outside patio with 2 different bars. [ More Info ]
  • Mountain Aire Seafood & Steaks
    Mountain Aire Seafood & Steaks (336) 982-3060 - 9930 Hwy.16 South - West Jefferson,NC 28694
    If you are passionate about freshness, love seafood, and are looking for a friendly place to dine in Ashe County and the NC High Country,come see us at Mountain Aire Seafood & Steaks Restaurant. Located right off the Blue Ridge Parkway at Milepost 261, we are easy to find and convenient to Ashe County, Boone, Glendale Springs and Wilkesboro. We have all of your favorite seafood favorites, from Flounder and Shrimp to Steak and Lobster Tail. ONE BITE AND YOU'LL BE HOOKED! [ More Info ]
  • Boondocks Brewery
    Boondocks Brewery West Jefferson, NC (336) 246-5222 - 108 S Jefferson Ave - West Jefferson,NC 28694
    We are located in historic downtown West Jefferson, North Carolina. We offer great beer, great food, great service and great value. Our goal is to provide a fresh, unique, and engaging destination. We have a large and ever changing selection of craft beers on tap and in bottles with a strong focus on North Carolina crafted beers. We also have an affordable menu featuring casual upscale food. [ More Info ]

Motorcycle-Friendly Lodging

  • The Lodge at Copperhead
    The Copperhead Lodge (706) 835-7433 - 171 Copperhead Parkway - Blairsville,GA 30512
    We are nestled in the Appalachian Mountains of North Georgia and are a motorcycle themed high country resort offering Lodging, Casual Fine Dining, a Full Service Bar, Entertainment and Special Events. We have 11 guest rooms in the Lodge and some log cabins on the 40 acre resort. If you want an exciting and scenic experience you can ride "The Gauntlet" for an adventure designed for motorcyclists and sports car owners. [ More Info ]
  • Smoky Mountain Mansion
    Smoky Mountain Mansion (828) 479-4220 - 559 Atoah Road - Robinsville,NC 28771
    The Smoky Mountain Mansion i the perfect place to base your motorcycle vacation located in the heart of "riding" country just minutes from the Tail of the Dragon & Cherohala Skyway.We offer single room rentals & full house rentals of our private 10 acre executive retreat with 6 comfortable suites,gourmet kitchen, game room & living room with fireplace.Our large outdoor pavilion,grill & firepit makes a great place to relax after your day's rides.We offer indoor parking,bike rags & ride maps. [ More Info ]
  • Nantahala Village
    (828) 488-9000 - 9400 W Hwy 19 - Bryson City,NC 28713
    Nantahala Village is nestled in the great Smoky Mountains just minutes from Bryson City and the Nantahala River. Perfect for romantic getaways, family vacations, weddings, and group events.Choose from a variety of lodging options including well-appointed Lodge rooms, suites, and cozy cabins - many have hot tubs and some have fireplaces too. With onsite restaurants and activities you never need to leave the property.Whitewater rafting outfitters, zip-lines, miles of hiking and biking. [ More Info ]
  • Ironhorse Motorcycle Lodge
    (828) 479-3864 - 1755 Lower Stecoah Road - Robbinsville,NC 28771
    We are a unique "motorcycle only" resort nad campground just minutes from the best riding roads in the Smoky Mountains. We are centrally located near the "Tail of the Dragon", "Cherohalla Skyway" and the Blue Ridge Parkway. We are nestled in a secluded valley and provide rustic lodge rooms, private cabins, bunkhouses, RV sites and tent camping. Our activities pavilion and dining hall provides home cooked meals and serves as the main gathering place for riders to share their riding experiences. [ More Info ]
  • Two Rivers Lodge
    Two Rivers Lodge (828) 488-2284 - 5280 Ela Road - Bryson City,NC 28713
    Two Rivers Lodge is an American,family owned,nostalgic,Mom & Pop Motel on the on the Oconaluftee and Tuckaseegee Rivers. We provide a relaxing casual environment from our homey rooms,deep porches, and outdoor spaces to our large pool and kiddy pool. This is the perfect base camp for your motorcycle group,sports car club,family reunion,river adventure or hiking trip with easy access and central location to all of the best roads and attractions. We provide memorable experiences. Great Reviews ! [ More Info ]
  • Deal's Gap Motorcycle Resort
    Deal's Gap Motorcycle Resort (800) 889-5550 - 17548 Tapoco Road - Robbinsville,NC 28771
    We are nestled deep in the Great Smoky Mountains on the NC/TN state line and are known as the home of "The Dragon" motorcycle ride with over 318 curves in 11 miles. We are open from March 1st through late November and provide you with all of the amenities needed for a comfortable overnight stay. You will find many scenic and beautiful places to stop and take in all of the natural beauty that our area has to offer. Without a doubt, you will have one of the best motorcycling experiences one could have. [ More Info ]
  • Oak Park Inn
    Oak Park Inn (828) 456-5328 - 196 S. Main Street - Waynesville,NC 28786
    We are located in beautiful downtown Waynesville, North Carolina and are within walking distance to the many unique shops, restaurants and pubs. Motorcycle riders can enjoy a relaxing atmosphere where your bike is parked right out side your door. Walk to enjoy food and entertainment. Bike towels, water hose with bucket and soap to wash down your bike are provided daily. After your day's rides, relax, and enjoy our downtown. [ More Info ]
  • Switzerland Inn and The Diamondback Motorcycle Lodge
    (800) 654-4026 - 86 High Ridge Road - Little Switzerland,NC 28749
    We are located on the Blue Ridge Parkway at P 334. We offer spacious rooms flavored with a touch of the Swiss Alps in the Main Lodge, Mountain view suites, private chalets & cabins. We also have The Diamondback Motorcycle Lodge, with covered parking and perfect for riders exploring the Parkway and those who came to challenge the world famous "Diamond Back Motorcycle and Sport Car Ride". Restaurant with Full Service Bar. Outdoor patio & bar with huge Views. [ More Info ]
  • Skyline Village Inn & Cavern Tavern
    Skyline Village Inn & Cavern Tavern (828) 765-9394 - 12255 NC 226A - Marion,NC 28777
    We are a motorcycle friendly Inn & Tavern adjacent to the Blue Ridge Parkway at MP 331 with 16 rooms that is ideal for the motorcycling public from the standpoint of location, hospitality and convenience. Our location is the starting point for the popular "Murder Mountain Run" motorcycle ride that takes in historic locations, goes through valleys and across mountain peaks. We have covered motorcycle parking. Prepared dinners for guests on our outdoor patio. A great Wine and Beer Shop. Amazing views. [ More Info ]
  • Holiday Inn Express Blowing Rock NC Hotel
    (828) 295-4422 - 8412 Valley Blvd - Blowing Rock,NC 28605
    We are just two miles south of the Blue Ridge Parkway and just minutes from the beautiful downtown of Blowing Rock with its unique shopping and world-class restaurants. We offer a fitness & business center, a heated indoor pool and our hot complimentary breakfast bar. We are minutes from many popular motorcycle and sports car rides, so make us your headquarters when in the area cruising these winding country roads. Ride safely and Enjoy! [ More Info ]
  • New River Inn
    (336) 982-8282 - 264 Trading Post Road - Glendale Springs,NC 28629
    Nestled in the North Carolina mountains, off the Blue Ridge Parkway you will find the New River Inn and Cottages. We have 20 rooms that were all completely renovated in May 2013.Room rates from $49 per night.We also 1,2 and 3 bedroom cottages with all having gas fireplaces,porches with rocking chairs,bed linens,bath towels, central heat and A/C.Cottage rates from $85 nightly to $495 per week.Enjoy a free continental breakfast before exploring the many nearby outdoor activities and attractions. [ More Info ]
  • Days Inn Jefferson
    (336) 246-8845 - 829 East Main Street - Jefferson,NC 28640
    The Days Inn Jefferson is in the perfect loaction to base your motorcycle trip in the North Carolina High Country with many nearby motorcycle routes, including the Blue Ridge Parkway, The Fresco Tour and The Snake.We offer nice clean rooms with microwave,refrigerator, cable TV and free Wifi for a special rate of $79.95 plus tax for 1-2 people.Enjoy a complimentary hot breakfast at our onsite restaurant before starting your day's rides.Ride maps & rags provided.Parking right by your door. [ More Info ]
  • Wolf Creek Farm B&B
    Wolf Creek Farm (800) 416-9653 - 688 Gid Collins Lane - Ararat,VA 24053
    If you have a Rider's Dream, our goal is to make it come true at Wolf Creek Farm! We aren't your typical B&B - we welcome motorcycles and the people that love to ride them. Located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge, our mile-long paved drive through the woods brings you to peaceful end-of-the road privacy. Park your ride in a secure building, and sit by the woodstove and talk rides with Gary. Great restaurants available in Mt. Airy if you have room after breakfast in our country kitchen. [ More Info ]
  • Lonesome Pine Cabins
    Enjoy the mountain view (888) 799-9214 - 64 Lonesome Cabin Lane - Fancy Gap,VA 24328
    We are adjacent the Blue Ridge Parkway and offer cozy authentic log cabins of yesteryear situated just above the Blue Ridge Mountain tree line with views for miles. After riding the "Serpent's Revenge", a local favorite motorcycle ride, unwind on your private covered porch with distance vistas of the foothills of North Carolina or relax in your in-room Jacuzzi. [ More Info ]
  • Woodberry Inn
    Woodberry Inn (540) 593-2567 - 182 Woodberry Rd SW - Meadows of Dan,VA 24120
    The Woodberry Inn, a 2014 Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence winner, is conveniently located between Mabry Mill and Chateau Morrisette Winery at milepost 174 on the Blue Ridge Parkway. The refurbished inn is motorcycle friendly with a full service restaurant and bar on-site.Relax on our patio and enjoy your favorite beverage and our appetizing fare.The inn has 16 cozy,comfortable rooms with either 1 queen or 2 full beds. Amenities include a continental breakfast, free wifi and cable TV. [ More Info ]
  • Kanawha Valley Arena Resort
    Kanawha Valley Arena Resort in Dugbar, VA (540) 789-2084 - 121 Kanawha Ridge Lane - Dugspur,VA 24325
    We are a western themed resort and are known as a "choice" Blue Ridge Mountain Motorcycle Resort that strongly supports Military Veterans. We are located in South West Virginia near Hillsville and the Blue Ridge Parkway. We cater to riders and offer lodging, camping, food and your favorite beverages all in one location. We have a new Hotel, a modern campground with bath house and a huge private Vacation Home for groups. Our Carriage House Saloon offers great food at a fair price and some good entertainment. We have many great rides nearby for your riding pleasure. [ More Info ]
  • Hotel Floyd
    Hotel Floyd (540) 745-6080 - 120 Wilson Street - Floyd,VA 24091
    Located in the heart of Downtown Floyd, 6 miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway. We're just steps away from the Crooked Road, Virginia's Musical Heritage Trail, and the charming shops, galleries and eateries that give the town of Floyd its unique down-home flavor. Hotel Floyd is a boutique hotel and designated Virginia Green Lodging establishment, employing the latest green technologies, sustainable building materials and practices. Full meeting & conference facilities, and weekly concerts series. [ More Info ]
  • Lynchburg NW / Blue Ridge Parkway KOA
    Lynchburg KOA (800) 562-8717 - 6252 Elon Road - Monroe,VA 24574
    We are a motorcycle friendly campground located on Virginia Scenic Highway 130, just one mile from the Blue Ridge Parkway MP 61.5. We are open year-round and can accommodate everything from Big-Rig Motorhomes to primitive tent camping. We also have 6 rustic cabins. Our location is the perfect place to stay a few days and explore the Virginia's mountain roads. [ More Info ]
  • Brierley Hill Bed and Breakfast
    Brierley Hill Bed and Breakfast (540) 464-8421 - 985 Borden Rd - Lexington,VA 24450
    Located on a secluded hillside with Spectacular Panoramic views of the Blue Ridge and Appalachian Mtn's, we are the perfect place to unwind and relax after a day of riding. Enjoy our large wraparound veranda while you bike rest in the dry comfort of our garage. Less than 2 miles from the charming town of Lexington, just a short ride to the East is the Blue Ride Parkway, to the West Goshen Pass and some of the best riding VA has to offer, makes this the perfect base for many great rides. [ More Info ]
  • Cabin Creekwood
    Cabin Dogwood (888) 942-2246 - 44 Creekwood Lane - Lyndhurst,VA 22952
    We are dedicated to providing you with the best in clean, comfortable and relaxing accommodations. We have a number of great rides that begin and end at our Cabin Resort. You can take-in the mountain scenery of the Blue Ridge Parkway, the rolling farmland of the Shenandoah Valley or explore the horse country of the Rockfish Valley. When finished with your day's ride, come back to your secluded mountain cabin and unwind by your outdoor fire pit while drinking a bottle of Virginia wine. [ More Info ]
  • Iris Inn Bed & Breakfast
    Iris Inn Bed & Breakfast (540) 943-1991 - 191 Chinquapin Drive - Waynesboro,VA 22980
    Relax, refresh and renew yourself in our modern 1991 purpose built retreat overlooking the Shenandoah Valley from a 12 acre Blue Ridge Mountaintop. After enjoying the day's rides, return to the Inn for a complimentary evening wine tasting, sit on a porch swing and take in the view, soak in a double person Jacuzzi or an out door hot tub. Depart rejuvenated and ready to ride. [ More Info ]

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