This is a RAIN OR SHINE event!

We will cruise regardless of weather — it doesn’t dampen the fun.  Outdoor activities will be adjusted as needed.

In the event of severe weather we will make the assessment at that time.



Leg 1:  Wytheville, Virginia

May 9, 2022, Monday – Burke’s Garden / Back of the Dragon / Stone Mountain State Park (NC)

Host Hotel: Comfort Inn, 315 Holston Rd., Wytheville, VA 24382

07:30 AM:  Pre-Event Assembly – Comfort Inn

08:00 AM:  Depart for Burke’s Garden

12:00 PM: Arrive at Back of the Dragon Welcome Center, Tazewell, VA (Services Available / 30 min stop)

12:30 PM: Depart for Marion, VA for lunch/gas.

03:00 PM: Depart for Stone Mountain State Park

06:00 PM: Arrive in Blowing Rock, NC


Leg 2:  Blowing Rock, North Carolina

May 10, 2022 – Tuesday – Craggy Garden / The Rattler / Devil’s Whip

Host HotelBoxwood Lodge, 671 N Main Street, Blowing Rock, NC 28605

07:30 AM: Pre-Event Assembly – Food Lion (7533 Valley Blvd, Blowing Rock, NC)

08:00 AM: Depart for Blue Ridge Parkway

09:30 AM: Arrive at Museum of North Carolina Minerals – (Short Tour / No Services)

10:00 AM: Depart for Devil’s Whip

12:00 PM: Craggy Gardens Picnic Area (Services available / small hikes)

01:30 PM: Depart Craggy Gardens

02:30 PM: Weaverville Plaza, Weaverville, NC.  (Lunch)

03:30 PM: Depart for The Rattler

05:00 PM: Arrive in Gatlinburg, TN


Leg 3:  Gatlinburg, TN

May 11, 2022- Wednesday – Clingman’s Dome / Cherokee, NC / Tail of the Dragon / Stampede Registration

Host Hotel for duration: DoubleTree Hilton Hotel Oak Ridge – Knoxville, 215 S. Illinois Avenue, Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37830

09:00 AM:  Pre-Event Assembly – Gatlinburg, TN

09:30 AM:  Depart for Clingman’s Dome

10:00 AM:  Native Brews Tap and Grill, Cherokee, NC

10:00 AM:  Fontana Dam Visitor Center (Services Available / 30 mins)

10:00 AM:  Depart for Tail of the Dragon via Moonshiner 28 (no stops)

03:00 PM:  Hotel Check In / Late Arrivals

04:00 PM:  Arrive at DoubleTree Hilton, Oak Ridge, TN

05:00 PM:  Meet & Greet / Registration – DoubleTree Parking Lot (rear)

06:30 PM: Dinner – Wear your Local Club Shirts @ Buddy’s BBQ – 328 S. Illinois Ave, Oak Ridge, TN 37830


May 12, 2022 – Thursday –  Tail of the Dragon

07:30 AM: Pre-Event Assembly – DoubleTree Parking Lot (Rear)

08:00 AM: Depart for Tail of the Dragon

10:15 AM: Arrive Tail of the Dragon / Souvenirs / Restroom

12:15 PM: Depart TOD

01:15 PM: Lunch:  The Riverstone Restaurant, 8503 TN-73, Townsend, TN 37882, Townsend, TN

02:30 PM: Cruise 1: Depart for Missing Link / Foothills Parkway

02:30 PM: Cruise 2: Depart for Cades Cove (Depending on car count)

04:30 PM: Missing Link cruise arrives back at hotel

05:00 PM: Cades Cove cruise arrives back at hotel

08:00 PM: After Dinner Social – DoubleTree Hotel Lounge


May 13, 2022 – Friday – ??????

07:30 AM: Pre-Event Assembly – DoubleTree Parking Lot (Rear)

08:00 AM: Depart for Cherohala Skyway

09:15 AM: Arrive Tellico Plains Community Center (Refuel – Restroom)

09:45 AM: Depart for Tail of the Dragon

11:15 AM: Arrive Tail of the Dragon / Souvenirs / Restroom

12:15 PM: Depart TOD

01:15 PM: Lunch:  The Riverstone Restaurant, 8503 TN-73, Townsend, TN 37882, Townsend, TN

02:30 PM: Cruise 1: Depart for Missing Link / Foothills Parkway

02:30 PM: Cruise 2: Depart for Cades Cove (Depending on car count)

04:30 PM: Missing Link cruise arrives back at hotel

05:00 PM: Cades Cove cruise arrives back at hotel

08:00 PM: After Dinner Social – DoubleTree Hotel Lounge


May 14, 2022 – Saturday – Devil’s Triangle / Prison Tour

08:30 AM: Pre-Event Assembly – DoubleTree Parking Lot (Rear)

09:00 AM: Depart for Devil’s Triangle

10:45 PM: Weigel’s, 102 Weigels Ln, Rocky Top, TN 37769

11:15 PM: Depart for Norris Dam

11:30 PM: Norris Dam Group Photo Shoot

12:30 PM: Depart Norris Dam / Lunch on your own

05:00 PM:  Brushy Mountain State Penitentiary Private Tour

06:00 PM: Awards Banquet – Brushy Mountain State Penitentiary



May 15, 2022 – Sunday – Check Out Day

11:00 AM: Hotel Check Out Time