Sat, Oct 29 - Sun, Oct 30, 2022

Back of the Dragon Driving Tour

Back of the Dragon

About this event


Sat, Oct 29 – Sun, Oct 30, 2022

Shenandoah Region Porsche Club of America                                                                                                                                                                                                          

Back of the Dragon Driving Tour

Should you have registered previously for this driving tour, you will remain on the registration list. If you are unable to attend on the new dates, please change your regisration status.

This is the Shenandoah Region’s first trip to drive the Back of the Dragon from Marion, Virginia

to Tazewell, Virginia. This Tour will be an overnight stay, arriving on Saturday, Oct 29th and

departing on Sunday, Oct 30th. On Saturday, Oct 29st , we will embark on a driving tour from

Marion to Grayson Highlands State Park in some of the highest elevations in the state.

The highlight of the trip is driving the Back of the Dragon which will start on Sunday at the

General Francis Marion Hotel in Marion and will go to the Back of the Dragon Store and

Brewery in Tazewell, Virginia. After having lunch, we will then make our way back over

the Dragon to Marion where we will depart for home. Please be aware, if it appears

that inclement weather is forecasted on Sunday, we may do the Back of the Dragon

Tour on Saturday afternoon. Therefore, it is imperative to arrive at 1 PM on Saturday if the

weather is not looking good for us. We will be meeting both days at:

General Francis Marion Hotel
107 East Main St
Marion, VA
Hotel Link: General Francis Marion Hotel

If you have not done so, you may make your reservation with the hotel. Please call:

Haley B. Rabon
General Manager
General Francis Marion Hotel
276-783-4800 ext 212
Let her know that you are part of the Shenandoah Region Porsche Club.

If the hotel is completely booked, an alternative hotel

recommendation is the Comfort Inn in Atkins, Virginia. This hotel is 5 miles from the General

Francis Marion Hotel. You can reach the hotel via the following link:

 Comfort Inn, Atkins, VA
Phone: (276) 783-2144

We do not have a block of rooms at this hotel, but there should be availability. 

For more information on the Back of the Dragon, please click on the following

link: Back of the Dragon

For information on Grayson Highlands State Park, please click on the following:

 Grayson Highlands State Park

Please note there is a $10 parking fee to enter the park

Schedule of Events
Saturday, October 29th
1:00 PM Arrive at the General Francis Marion Hotel in Marion, Virginia
1:30 PM Driver’s Meeting for the Grayson Highlands Drive
1:45 PM Grayson Highlands Drive Departure

4:30 PM Arrive back at the General Francis Marion Hotel
6:30 PM Dinner in Marion, Virginia

Sunday, October 30th
9:45 AM Driver’s Meeting for the Back of the Dragon Tour at the General Francis Marion
10:00 AM Back of the Dragon Tour Departure                                                                                                                                                                                   

12 Noon Depart the Back of the Dragon Store to return to Marion on the Dragon

 We hope you can join us!

Entries (23)

Alvin Ago
Charles Wintzer
Robert Gwaltney
Pam Crowley
Ferrell McLain
Brad Brady
Mike Tucker
Timothy Messer

Back of the Dragon

Marion, VA


Fun Run/Tour organized by

PCA - Shenandoah

Event over!