Places To Stay


Directions From The North!

These Directions start out around the Pennsylvania - Virginia border on Interstate 81 and wind up at the Bobarosa Saloon, the northern starting point of the "Rattler".

About The "Rattler"

You've ridden the Dragon, now ride the best. Ride 209 The Rattler, Located just outside of Hot Springs, NC, it twists and turns all the way to Lake Junaluska , NC.

Traveling thru the Pisgah National forest and over the Great Smokey Mountains is Hwy 209 "The Rattler", some of the most attention demanding but beautiful riding you will ever experience. Once you've successfully ridden "The Rattler", you will understand why all the other's were merely preperation rides.
There are over 234 twists, turns and curves from Lake Junaluska to Hot Springs and another 30 from Hot Springs down to the Bobarosa Saloon.