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Motorcycle Roads in North Carolina

North Carolina's (NC) is endowed with some of the greatest motorcycle rides in all of America. It hosts a beautiful diversity of inspiring scenery. Starting in the west, motorcycle riders will find outstanding Blue Ridge Mountains riding. Moving east will bring riders into a large swath of territory running down east central and central North Carolina known as the Piedmont Plateau. Green rolling hills with numerous rock outcroppings typify this region. Moving further east to the Atlantic Coastal Plain area will bring motorcycle riders to an area characterized as wet, with many rivers, marshes, swampland and primarily used for agriculture. Motorcycle road highlights in North Carolina include the ever famous Deal's Gap (AKA Tail of the Dragon), The Blue Ridge Parkway, and southern access to The Great Smoky Mountain National Park.

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The Raleigh to Wilmington Run

Rural farmlands on the trip to the North Carolina coast. Small towns show some real character of Eastern NC....

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Lunch in Mayberry

This route takes you through four North Carolina counties: Rowan, Davie, Yadkin and Surry. From small towns to rolling country farmland, you will love this relaxing ride!...

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Route 182 - Meandering Peaceful Ride

Quiet and tranquil scenery consisting of large farmland meadows, grain silos, old country estates and barns, shade trees run along road several spots. Expect seeing some sort of wildlife. Beware of occasional deer, turkey, raccoon possibly crossing y...

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A taste of the Appalachians via 25, 208, 321, 19

This route is located very close to the Smokey Mountain National Park. However, it will offer some of the same breathtaking beauty of the park with out the traffic and congestion. You'll drive in some beautiful lush mountain scenery and will not be d...

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Brevard to Bryson City - mix of backroads and BRP

North of Highlands several waterfalls are along HWY 64/28. Dry Falls has a large parking area and is just a few miles out of town. Near Erastus, Lake Glenville offers a large parking area / ramp which is a good place for a break and a snack. The p...

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