If you are an avid cyclist, you won’t want to miss the opportunity to take part in the Hilly Hellacious, which takes place in the Asheville area on September 25th. This landmark event offers four challenging routes; a Full Century and a Metric Century, a Half Century and a Hilly Lite. Each course offers a challenging ride through the scenic rural and mountain byways of Western North Carolina. New cycling enthusiasts have the shorter options which are perfect to check out!
While you are in the area enjoying your North Carolina Smoky Mountains vacation cabin rental, plan to head over to Asheville to take part in this amazing ride through the Blue Ridge Mountains. You can register up to the day of the event and all proceeds go to support a local organization that promotes fitness through biking for area youth. The scenery will be incredible and it is sure to be a day you will never forget! Asheville is an easy 1 hour drive from Bryson City, NC and the scenery along highway 74 is gorgeous. For directions and registration information, click here.