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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  • We had stayed for Thanksgiving at Fontana Lodge and decided to take the long way home-- The Cherohala Skyway from Robbinsville to McCaysville, GA. The views were great and the oaks still had color but...  more »
  • 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 »

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