NEXXA Ultimate Blue Ridge Driving Experience
Steer your way through loops, curves and hills while witnessing the most beautiful landscape High Country has to offer. Enjoy southern cuisine served with a side of adventure as you get behind the wheel for our Blue Ridge Experience.
Begin your driving adventure with a continental breakfast and tour NASCAR race shops for Jimmie Johnson, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chase Elliott and Kasey Kahne at Hendrick Motorsports near Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, NC.
Then strap in, start your engine and harness the ability of your high-performance vehicle as you weave through the North Carolina Mountains toward your first stop, the Biltmore Estates in Ashville. Here, enjoy a “Taste of the South” lunch buffet at the Deerpark Restaurant.
After lunch, grab the wheel and travel 102 miles through some of the most beautiful landscape the High Country has to offer. Winding through the Blue Ridge Mountains, Diamond Back Loop offers thrill seekers more than 90 challenging curves, some of which double back nearly 360 degrees. At mile marker 334, the loop travels through an old mining town dubbed “Little Switzerland,” the Jewel of the Parkway. Enjoy mountaintop views and visit quaint stores of this historic town before entering The Devil’s Whip, a 39-mile route with steep elevation changes and tight, twisty roads. Highway 80 will lead you back to Route 70 where you will continue onto Interstate 40.
When returning to Charlotte, travel through the Pisgah National Forest and the Blue Ridge Parkway before driving on Highway 64, which takes you through Franklin. There, behind Bridal Veil Falls is the town of Highlands, one of the highest towns east of the Mississippi River boasting an elevation of 4,118 feet. Hendersonville is next, here take faster jaunt onto Interstate 26 or continue your trip on Highway 64 through Bats Cave and Lake Lure, that sits in the Hickory Nut Gorge.
OVERNIGHT PACKAGES can also be customized upon request to include hotel accommodations; sightseeing tours; culinary experiences; adventure activities such as tubing, rafting or zip lining; evening chauffeurs so that your group can park and enjoy Asheville’s restaurants, bars and microbreweries!
To book your custom driving experience package contact NEXXA with our inquire form.