Motorcyclists are a special group of visitors to the Blue Ridge Parkway with unique travel needs. Below you will find various motorcycle-friendly destinations with services like repair shops and rentals, as well as resources for motorcyclists visiting the Parkway.
For more information on motorcycling activities on the Blue Ridge Parkway, we suggest you check out our motorcycle touring guide.
April - November
86 High Ridge Road, Little Switzerland, NC 28749
Cruise in to the Switzerland Inn and Diamondback Motorcycle Lodge on the Parkway at MP 334. Our full-service Chalet Restaurant and two patio bars welcome you to your home-away-from-home with ice-cold beer, wine, mixed beverages and chef-inspired specialties. Relax in our mountaintop swimming pool or soak in our hot tubs before retiring to the wide front porch of the Diamondback Motorcycle Lodge, our multi-bedroom cottage with covered parking. 72 mountain view rooms, suites and pet-friendly cabins.
Sunday - Thursday
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Friday - Saturday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
12255 NC 226A, Spruce Pine, NC 28777
PLAY HARD. RELAX HERE! 16 affordable rooms, continental breakfast included,great views, restaurant with full bar, Gem mining on site. Rock mineral & Jewelry shop on site. Wine & beer shop on site. Motorcycle friendly with covered parking. Pet friendly. Historic Inn located at MP 331 on Parkway. Built in 1940’s with moonshine money it has an interesting history with character to match. Purchased by Mike & Lynn Thrift in 2004 it has undergone major renovations to make it a premiere Parkway venue.
PO Box 1157, Boone, NC 28607
BlueRidgeMotorcycling.com is a website dedicated to motorcycling in the Blue Ridge Mountains. The Blue Ridge area is considered by some to be a motorcycle mecca, a place where Riding gets capitalized in sentences out of respect for the area’s curves and beautiful scenery. The Blue Ridge truly takes Riding to a new level.
The website includes interactive motorcycle ride maps, recommendations for motorcycle-friendly travel destinations, motorcycle safety tips for your trip to the mountains, and “The Road Journal” motorcycling blog.
P.O. Box 2325, Boone, NC 28607
The Blue Ridge Parkway attracts hundreds of thousands of motorcycle riders annually. Many riders consider the Parkway to be among the very best venues in the United States – if not the best. Our online store offers maps and books written with the motorcyclists in mind.
Open Year Round
24 hours a day
196 S. Main St., Waynesville, NC 28786
Step back in time, where old-fashioned and friendly service welcomes you. Located in beautiful downtown Waynesville, enjoy our convenient location to shops, restaurants, pubs, and churches, all within walking distance. Wireless internet access, rockers at every room, bike parking outside every door. All rooms are non-smoking.