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Back of the Dragon


BMW CCA - Tidewater Chapter

Friday, Oct 5 — Monday, Oct 8, 2018
Back of the Dragon, Marion, VA


Registration closed October 1, 2018 11:59 PM on October 1, 2018 11:59 PM EDT Registration ends October 1, 2018 11:59 PM on October 1, 2018 11:59 PM EDT Registration opens May 30, 2018 12:00 AM on May 30, 2018 12:00 AM EDT Registration runs from May 30, 2018 12:00 AM to October 1, 2018 11:59 PM

A 32-mile span of Virginia Route 16 with over three hundred curves, the ‘Back of the Dragon’ is one of the premier roads in the nation for sports cars, with spectacular views crossing three mountains from Marion to Tazewell in western Virginia.  On Columbus Day weekend, we will head west to tackle this and other BMW worthy routes.  Highlights of the driving tour will include:

  • Caravan from Hampton Roads to Marion, Friday, October 5
  • Drive ‘Back of Dragon’ multiple days (www.visitvirginiamountains.com/trails.html), Oct 6 & 7
  • Lunch on Saturday in the historic valley of Burke’s Garden (visittazewellcounty.org/burkes-garden-2), BBQ, fixin' & dessert, prepared by the Amish -- all for $12 (vegetarian option available)
  • ‘Song of the Mountains’ concert (songofthemountains.org) at the famous Lincoln Theater in Marion, Oct 6
  • To the Breaks and Back’ tour on Sunday (clawofthedragon.com/to-the-breaks-and-back.html) with sightseeing and lunch at Breaks Interstate Park, the “Grand Canyon of the South” (breakspark.com) $2/car entry, $14 buffet
  • Accommodations at the historic General Francis Marion Hotel (gfmhotel.com)

Plan now to join us Oct 5-8 on the ‘Back of the Dragon’:

  • Make hotel reservations ((276) 783-4800) - request block of rooms held under name Dr. G. Schrader with BMW Car Club by Sep 1 (Traditional Queen regularly $120, 10% discount if we fill the rooms)
  • Order ‘Song of the Mountains’ tickets online (thelincoln.org) for Sat, Oct 6 at 7 pm -- $25/$30 each (or purchase at door. if available)

For questions, please contact Darin Kwasniewski at memberatlarge@tidewaterbmwcca.org or (757) 304-1512

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Back of the Dragon
Location Marion, VA
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