Tuskeegee Motel is located in the Smoky Mountains of western North Carolina on Hwy 28 (Moonshiner 28), only 3 miles to Fontana Lake, 9 miles to Fontana Village, 18 miles to Tail of the Dragon at Deals Gap, 23 miles to Cherohala Skyway, and 23 Miles to Bryson City.

Tuskeegee Motel is a simple “no frills” roadside motor lodge reminiscent of the 1960’s era. The business was built in 1964 and has been American owned and operated continually since opening. Our primary patrons are motorcyclist (both sport and cruisers) who frequent the area for the numerous roads which are visited by tens of thousands of motorcyclists each year. Approximately 18 miles North of our location is “The Tail of the Dragon” which draws visitors from around the world. Many other notable roads are in the area including Moonshiner 28, The Blue Ridge Parkway, the Cherohala Skyway, The Diamond Back, Six Gap/Blood Mountain, The Rattler and various others which have not been named but are incredible rides all the same.

We also have several car events during the spring and summer months each year which bring many car groups, clubs, and car specific organizations to the area.  It is always a fun filled week having many car enthusiasts from the Mini-Cooper Groups (MOTD), Zdayz, and The Miata’s (MATG) which are 3 of the best known though there are many others throughout the summer. Be sure to check the event calendar for the area to see who may be visiting the area at specific times.

As the area is mostly National Park and US Forest Service property, it is very remote. Many people prefer staying with us to get away from everything and detach for a few days from the hectic hustle and bustle of life. We are located in the county in a very country atmosphere. Our customers are mostly dedicated riders/drivers who leave early, ride all day, return in the evening to rest and refresh and do it all again tomorrow.  Staying true to our roots from the era of the 1960’s there are no phones in the rooms, parking is available in front of each room, and the motel has a covered porch for our guests to talk and socialize. Note: We have an overflow area for vehicles and trailers if you trailer your car or motorcycle, rather than ride in.

Having been in operation for over 50 seasons, we have an extensive following of customers and friends. We will gladly refer you to another facility if we are booked out so you may enjoy the area even if we are unable to accommodate you. If you call for a certain date or event and we are already at capacity we will usually have a list of who has available accommodations remaining readily available.

Places to Eat Near Us

Highway 28 Cafe-Wolf Creek Grocery-5 Miles
2620  NC Highway 28, Robbinsville, NC
Mon-Wed  7AM – 2PM
Thur-Sat 7AM – 8PM
Sun  7AM – 4PM
Including general/convenience store along with gasoline.

Stecoah Diner-4 Miles
1751 NC Highway 28, Robbinsville, NC
Mon – Sat 11AM – 8PM
Sun  – Closed