Cherohala Skyway, North Carolina Mountains

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Drive , stretching from the mountains of North Carolina into the Tennessee backcountry. The skyway has multiple vistas and overlooks and provides easy vehicular access to various protected and recreational areas. The elevation changes dramatically. You'll find designated picnic areas, hiking trails, and lookout points along the way. Stop by the visitor center and museum before you start your journey to find out the best places to kayak, canoe, camp, and bird-watch. Designed as a scenic highway, this route has few places for cars to pass, so allow one to two hours for the 64.4 km (40 mi) journey. Plan my Robbinsville trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.
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  • Riding the Cherohala Skyway on two wheels is always an experience to cherish, but motorcyclists need to realize that at 5000+ feet up, the weather is different. For motorcyclists, temperature differen...  more »
  • Had the opportunity to ride the Cherohala Parkway and enjoy the sites and views from this road. Very pretty and extraordinary views of the mountains.  more »
  • A lot of fun things to see along the way. Great driving and a lot of local people and stores to help you find if you're willing to ask. Very friendly area.  more »

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