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Road to Nowhere

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, NC
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Interesting history and beautiful drive

We visited while in Bryson. The history if you read it is interesting the drive is pretty but as a... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago

We had heard of this place for years and this trip decided to go check it out. We found it... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2017
Maroa, Illinois
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A scenic drive through the Great Smoky Mountain National Park.
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good43%
  • Average21%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Great Smoky Mountains National Park, NC
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited while in Bryson. The history if you read it is interesting the drive is pretty but as a lover of obscure places this was was just ok. Since horses are allowed on the trails, you had better take a flash light you will...More

Thank Sunsetbum
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

We had heard of this place for years and this trip decided to go check it out. We found it difficult to get to. The story was interesting, the tunnel cool but after that the trail was just a trail.

1  Thank Dsarna
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Ended up here on accident so decided to walk thru the tunnel to explore. It is actually a decent place to walk. Saw a good bit of hikers there too. Tunnel has alot of graffiti so be aware. View from the end of the road...More

Thank jweith
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Easy to find. We enjoyed the short walking trail. Walking through the tunnel was quite eerie. Do the research on this. It's fasanting.

Thank Stephanie_B1964
Reviewed 10 January 2017

it was a pleasant ride to arrive there.reading about how the 'government' swindrlrd land from people for a uncompleted road.my second time there.showed to a friend thid time.

Thank Lori N
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Our family is always up for doing something a little offbeat. This fits the bill. When staying in Bryson City for a vacation during Thanksgiving a few years ago, we went for a drive. Drove out to see the "Road to Nowhere". It is a...More

3  Thank boncan630
Reviewed 31 October 2016

After taking the trip to the Fontana Dam. We went to the road to nowhere. It's all sad. Most of the people that were promised the road are no longer living. The boat takes them to the old cemetery sites only once a year. Just...More

1  Thank jaycoflo
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

The drive on the road to no where was beautiful, the scenery was breath taking. The tunnel was ok my young grandson did not like it. I really don't think I will be going back

Thank Dixie M
Reviewed 30 August 2016

After a stop in Bryson City for a bite to eat and a great boutique (Humanite), we headed to the Road to Nowhere. Easy to find as you just keep straight down the main street in Bryson City. The drive is very pretty and there...More

Thank akw942
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Beautiful drive to get here with some lake views. Very interesting to read up on it and then go there.

Thank mountaingirlatheart3
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28 December 2016|
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Response from akw942 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but even in daytime, the tunnel is very dark. Bring a flashlight!