An unparalleled scenic drive in Virginia, the BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY courses through Virginia’s Blue Ridge offering a multitude of overlooks for travelers to stretch and get a view of the Valley below and mountains beyond. Expect to cruise at a peaceful 45 miles per hour on this legendary stretch of road; a good pace that allows time to pull over for views and attractions. This part includes a ride into the Diamondback 226 (NC226A), a fantastic road for motorcycle riders that has 200 curves in 20 miles. Map of the Parkway access points in Virginia’s Blue Ridge.
This tour span thru 10 days of incredible riding. It covers all the South East United States (Virginia, North and South Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia and Florida). We go thru four National Parks that combines more than 900 miles of preserve bi-ways and incredible views, finishing at the TAIL OF THE DRAGON at Deals Gap (US 129), bordered by the great Smoky Mountains, with 318 CURVES IN 11 MILES: AMERICA’S NUMBER ONE MOTORCYCLE ROAD!.
After visiting the Tail of the Dragon we heading to the nearby CHERAHOLA SKYWAY, with its remote 60 miles of breathtaking scenic mountain highway that has been designated a National Scenic Byway. You will ride along roads with elevations range from 900 feet above sea level at the Tellico River in Tennessee to over 5400 feet above sea level at the Tennessee-North Carolina state line at Haw Knob, enjoying fantastic landscapes.
The following destination is NASHVILLE, the famous Music City, where we spend one night visiting the main road Broadway where we can enjoy live concerts in a numerous pubs (the Honky Tonk Highway). And after this night we will visit JACK DANIELS DISTILLERY located in Lynchburg. A fantastic tour along the distillery is waiting for us, where we will learn the famous whiskey production process (not bourbon!) tasting the different products of Jack Daniels at the end of the tour.