Explore the eastern United States while riding some of the most beautiful roads in the world. This 8 day 7-night adventure will immerse you into many different and unique cultures of the American South. Start in Washington DC and ride to Atlanta while enjoying the curves on the Blue Ridge Parkway, the sands of Virginia Beach, and our the nation's capital.
Blue Ridge Monuments to Mountains Motorcycle Tour Tour Itinerary
The firstt day of the trip will begin in Washington DC. Make a day of exploring the national monuments before you take off on an amazing ride.
This is a nice short day to the beautiful town on Cambridge right on the Chesapeake Bay. This authentic, historic waterfront community, rich in colonial heritage and maritime traditions, celebrated its 330th Anniversary in 2014.Cambridge features a brick paved street for strolling through the historic district to parks, marina, museums, and a lighthouse on the water. The downtown has a variety of unique boutiques, galleries, entertainment venues and studios in the shopping and arts districts. Fabulous dining ranges from casual Chesapeake Bay, Italian, Irish, and French cuisine to a wood fired eatery. The waterfront cafes are perfect on a sunny day or at sunset. Enjoy a casual and unhurried pace, warm hospitality and scenic vistas along the banks of the Choptank River.
After a few hour ride, what would be better than playing in the sand on Virginia Beach? Like the sand and surf, visitors from all over the world are drawn to the shores of Virginia Beach in search of adventure. Whether it's our local coastal cuisine, enriching outdoor attractions, bustling nightlife or beautiful beaches, living the life will never be lost in translation.
After a few hour ride from playing in the sand in Virginia Beach, take a ride inland through the beautiful countryside of Virginia past quaint farms and towns until you reach Lynchburg.
Enjoy the day laid back on your motorcycle riding the Blue Ridge Parkway over to Bristol. Catch some racing at the "World's Fastest Half Mile Track" Bristol Motor Speedway. Historic downtown Bristol and the area is rich with history dating back to pre-revoluntionary war times and attractions like Tales and Trails and Rocky Mount to help bring that history to life. The first country music recordings earned Bristol the title of Birthplace of Country Music. The tradition continues with great live performances throughout the year including Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion music festival, and music venues in our historic downtown.
The ride from Bristol to Asheville will be short so that you can take the day to explore the area. The Blue Ridge Parkway is a scenic highway that connects Shenandoah National Park and the Skyline Drive in Virginia, with the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in North Carolina and Tennessee. The majority of the Parkway in Virginia runs through the George Washington and Jefferson National Forests and into North Carolina along mountain crests.
Travel up to ride the Dragons Tail (318 turns in 11 miles). After you ride the Dragon travel trough the great smoky mountains over to Cherokee, NC to explore the Cherokee Indian reservation. Stop by the The Museum of the Cherokee Indian “A Model for Museums.” and like the Cherokee people themselves, it’s entirely unique. After you leave the Smoky Mountains you'll head to Atlanta to return the bike and head to your hotel to toast to the epic journey you just completed.
Sadly, this amazing ride must come to and end, returning your bikes in the afternoon in Atlanta and taking off for your flight. Let us know if you'd like to stay the night in Atlanta for the night to explore the town.. We hope you had an unforgettable ride!