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July 24-27, 2024

Registration Closes June 13
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Circle The Smokies '24

From the bustling and quirky Asheville, NC, following the blue ridge parkway, winding switchbacks, the infamous "Tail Of The Dragon", and the Cherohala Skyway as we make our way to Gatlinburg, Asheville, Pigeon Forge, and beyond. 


Epic drives, a day at a drag strip and exciting nightlife await.

Join us for 4 days of curated road rally fun!


The Route.

Join us as we circle The Smoky Mountains! Starting in Asheville NC we work our way around the Smoky Mountain Region for 4 days stopping in cities like Gatlinburg, Robbinsville, Pigeon Forge, and more!

Start: Asheville, NC

Night 1: Gatlinburg, TN

Night 2: Gatlinburg, TN

Night 3: Robbinsville, NC

Finish/Night 4: Asheville, NC

Our routes are hand-picked and consist of scenic highways, lakefront roads, points of interest, twists & and turns, and anything else we can find to make for an epic drive.


Sign Up Today!

1 / Entry is $349 per Vehicle

Entry includes activities, decals, and swag for one vehicle and two participants. Additional passengers are welcome, but will be charged and extra $50 per person at check in to cover activities.

Ends 5/26/24

2 / Make Your Hotel Reservations

Our group hotel rates will be published on 3/1/24 for all registered participants.  You do not have to stay at our partner hotels but you are responsible for your own reservations.

3 / Space is Limited!

We limit this event to 80 teams to preserve a fun atmosphere for all, grab you spot now before we sell out! (We do every year)

Event Gallery

Forest Road


I've always been a car lover but have never fully immersed myself in the car club scene, nor participated in a car rally.   


In 2021, when the opportunity to participate in the Lap the Lake rally presented itself, I jumped at the chance.  It was positioned as a casual event, for car lovers wanting to navigate the less-traveled roads of the Wisconsin and Michigan, and that all appealed to me. 


I had expectations that it would be entertaining and enjoyable... but it ended up being a BLAST!  The selected route allowed drivers to take in the landscape, other rally-goers were friendly and fun, and my old British car made it without a hiccup.  It all greatly exceeded my expectations and I can't wait to do it again in 2022! 


1986 Jaguar XJ6


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