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Fontana Motorsports

A Driver’s Paradise

Nestled in the heart of breathtaking landscapes, Fontana Village Resort is the ultimate haven for car and motorcycle enthusiasts seeking adventure on the open road. With every twist and turn, the roads around Fontana Village promise an exhilarating journey, making it an unrivaled destination for those who crave the thrill of the ride. At Fontana Village Resort, we understand the call of the road and the spirit of adventure that drives you. That's why we've tailored our resort to be the perfect basecamp for your motorized escapades.

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The Dragon

Just 9 miles from Fontana Village Resort lies the renowned driving thrill of US 129, also known as The Dragon. This exhilarating stretch of road has become a bucket-list journey for car and motorcycle enthusiasts across the globe. Boasting 318 twists and turns in a mere 11 miles, this legendary route provides an unmatched driving experience.

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Moonshiners 28

Fontana Village is located directly on Moonshiners 28, a famed stretch of road where every twist and turn reveals stunning views of waterfalls, serene lake vistas, and the beautiful North Carolina landscape

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Cherohala Skyway

Just 27 miles from Fontana, this 43-mile National Scenic Byway climbs to a thrilling 4,000 ft. elevation change, and was named one of Discovery Channel’s Top 10 Motorcycle Rides in North America.

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Blue Ridge Parkway

This renowned road stretches out like a ribbon through the Appalachian Highlands, offering mountain views that'll make your heart skip a beat.

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Foothills Parkway

US 321 to US 129 is filled with sweeping curves that glide alongside the Smoky Mountains. Be sure to stop at one of the picture-perfect overlooks and just breathe it all in.

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Cades Cove Loop

This 11-mile, one-way loop winds through a valley in the heart of the Smokies, past historic homesteads, grazing wildlife, and the kind of peacefulness that only nature can provide.

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Parsons Branch

Full gravel and eight miles long, this narrow, twisting path is a bumpy ride, but packed with natural beauty and quiet moments that make all the rattling worthwhile.

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Also known as Forest Road 81, this hidden gem is rough around the edges in the best possible way. With gravel under your wheels and the canopy overhead, it's a backcountry adventure that'll test your grit.

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Tatham Gap Road

Also known as the “Gravel Dragon,” this challenging nine-mile path is steeped in history and rugged beauty. It offers breathtaking views and a sense of accomplishment that's hard to beat.

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Citico Creek Road

This 13-mile scenic drive is as beautiful as it is thrilling, and the kind of trail where you’ll kick up some dust, cross a few streams, and maybe spot a deer or two peeking through the trees.

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