Trip Planner: Scenic Drives

Back of the Dragon Brewery

Located in downtown Tazewell, VA, the Back of the Dragon Brewery and store opened …

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J. Stuart Staley Memorial Overlook

The most scenic spot on Highway 16/The Back of the Dragon is the Staley …

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Mount Rogers Scenic Byway

Over 60 miles of beautiful scenery, the federally designated Mount Rogers Scenic Byway traverses …

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Skulls Gap Overlook

Beautiful view of Smyth County, just south of Chilhowie at Exit 35.

The Claw of the Dragon

It would be a challenge for motorcycle riders to find a more beautiful driving …

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