TAIL OF THE DRAGON VACATION RENTALS are located 10 miles west of ROBBINSVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA on NC143, just 1 mile from the CHEROHALA SKYWAY. We are also just 20 miles to the world famous 318 curves in 11 miles known as the TAIL OF THE DRAGONLAKE SANTEETLAH is just a mile away and JOYCE KILMER MEMORIAL FOREST only 3 miles away.

All three houses, THE TREETOPSTHE POINT, and THE RIDGE are located in a private setting, yet within walking distance of each other. Rent just one house, or bring the group and rent all three at a discounted rate. Open Year Round.

We also have the MOONSHINER STUDIO suitable for up to 4 guests and includes a hot tub.

Easy access from NC143 with plenty of level parking and room for trailers. All houses feature complete kitchens, gas grills, large decks, large garages, hot tubs, outdoor fire pits, Starlink Wi-Fi, smart TV, and game rooms with pool table. New for '22 concrete drives now connect the upper levels of The Treetops, Point, and Moonshiner. Also, more concrete parking areas have been added.

BRING YOUR GROUP. Rent the entire property at a discounted rate. The property provides plenty of privacy and parking. All four rentals are on the same property and within walking distance. Good for groups of 35-45 people, depending on singles or couples. The entire property provides 19 double beds, 7 single beds, and 6 roll away beds. CONTACT US for details.

NOTE: Group discounts can only be applied when group organizer makes reservation and rentals paid as a lump sum when reserved.

NEW FOR '22 Concrete Driveways

Concrete Driveways have been installed for level parking and easier access to the The Treetops, The Point, and Moonshiner Studio. We've taken some photos of the new driveways, and we will continue to dress them before March. In addition, we are expanding the Moonshiner Studio by adding a concrete pad and covered area next to the studio. This will give the studio more interior and covered exterior space. Stay tuned for more photos!!



4 bedroom, 2 bath, 8 full size beds, 3 twin beds, hot tub, 40 foot garage with pool table, deck.

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3 bedroom, 3 bath, 6 full size beds, 1 twin size bed, drive in garage, pool table, hot tub, deck.

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3 bedroom, 3 bath, 4 full size beds, 5 twin beds, hot tub, 40 foot garage, pool table. Completely rebuilt inside and out for 2018.

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Large & open concept studio with 3 twin beds (or 1 king / 1 twin), pool table, hot tub.

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Roads to Explore

From challenging twisted 2 lane roads to mountain high sweepers with endless views, to remote forest service roads..... we've got them all and just minutes away.

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Mountain Lakes & Streams

Pristine mountain lakes are within a short drive and the area is home to mountain streams stocked with delayed harvest.  Cheoah River has some of the best whitewater rafting on the east coast with Class V rapids.

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Forest Trails

Just a few miles from the giant Poplar trees of Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest and hiking trails throughout the Big Snowbird Backcounty and Great Smoky Mountain National Park.

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Heritage & Culture

The area is rich in Appalachian mountain heritage and home to the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indians. 

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