Cherohala Skyway, North Carolina Mountains

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Scenic Drive · Tourist Spot
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. Before you visit Robbinsville, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.
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  • We drove the skyway hoping to see nice fall color. There was little color at the lower and very highest elevations. The color was great across the "sweet spot" going up the NC side and coming down.....  more »
  • We drove the Skyway as part of a three day swing thru the North Georgia, Tennessee, North Carolina mountains. The road is great for a sedate drive – if you want fast, visit the Tail of the...  more »
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