September and October are great months for touring the Blue Ridge Parkway on your motorcycle. With speeds set at no more than 45 miles an hour on the parkway, it is an ideal road for cruising. Plenty of overlooks provide spots to rest where you can enjoy incredible scenery, and our Blue Ridge Mountains cabins are an ideal place for a longer rest during your travels. Here you will enjoy comfortable beds, campfires under the stars, and easy access to all the park’s amenities.
According to Motorcycle Cruiser Magazine, “It doesn’t get much better than this. There just isn’t a road as smoothly paved and beautifully shouldered as the Blue Ridge Parkway. There isn’t a highway that snakes and tunnels quite so brilliantly anywhere. It’s a 469-mile Kodak moment. No commercial vehicles, no billboards, no stoplights.” (Jamie Elvidge, October 2000).
The Blue Ridge Parkway was specifically designed to be a recreational motor road. It connects the Great Smoky Mountains to the south and the Shenandoah National Parks to the north. The road is less crowded in the fall than during the summer, inviting long, uninterrupted cruises. Scenic overlooks start to reveal hints of the vibrant colors to come.
Our Western North Carolina lodging is located just off the Blue Ridge Parkway, at milepost marker 250. If you are traveling with several friends or family, consider renting our lodge, which is perfect for larger groups.