Cherohala Skyway, North Carolina Mountains

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#5 of 12 in Scenic Drive in North Carolina
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. Plan my Robbinsville trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.
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  • We traveled on an overcast Tuesday. It was still beautiful and very little traffic. We took my elderly mother. We started at the Tellico Plains visitor center/museum all interesting. What overlooks.....  more »
  • This is a 3 hour drive through the hills of Tennessee. The fall colors were late but the drive is very nice. It doesn’t have have as many panoramic views as the Blue Ridge Parkway but has a more...  more »
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