Planning a Trip to Mountain View AR

Discussion in 'South East' started by Murk, Mar 6, 2011.

  1. Murk

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    Ten of us are riding from Dallas to Mountain View AR August 2011. We've never been in that area. Any one have any tips; Cabin rentals, restaurants, things to see, roads to ride. Planning to stay a week. I know they have a Music and Motorcycle Festival in late August we may try to make that.
     
  2. Redfish-Joe

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    The Southern Cruisers are having their national rally there on August 18 - 20. Just a heads up.
     
  3. Murk

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    Thanks Joe we are also looking at September and possibly in Harrison AR.
     
  4. Cyclops

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    Mountains, Music & Motorcycles takes place at the court house square in the middle of town on Aug 18-21. Here's a link to the rally if you don't already have it.


    Mountains Music and Motorcycles
     
  5. Redfish-Joe

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    This is in late September. I haven't been but a couple of friends say it is a blast

    Future Rally Dates | Bikes, Blues BBQ
     
  6. Murk

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    Thanks Cyclops and Joe I have also made a good contact in Mountain View. Sarah's Cabins she is full of great information and has been really helpful. Never been to the area but everything I am hearing sounds like great riding and lots to see.
     
  7. ckphir0

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    Make sure you don't ride after dark, I have never seen so many deer on the road in my life.
     
  8. Murk

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    I was just thinking about that CK. Good advise. If we stick to our time frames we will be arriving at our destination between 8:00 and 9:00pm, I am a little worried about that I have had wildlife experiences in Colorado, NOT FUN! By the way does anyone have any advise on home base, Harrison area or Mountain View area as far as better riding, more central to things to see?
     
  9. Redfish-Joe

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    My bad. The rally will be in Mountain Home...sorry 'bout that.
     
  10. Cyclops

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    From Harrison I would highly recommend a ride west to Eureka Springs; nice biker friendly town. Harley dealer there sells mostly clothing, etc. and has a nice biker bar/grill. It's PigTrail HD. They're bigger/nicer shop is southwest of Eureka Springs in Rogers, another nice ride with lots of curves. Depending on your time, you might consider riding the actual Pig Trail, but ride safe and take your time many more curves/hills. Here's a link to some Arkansas rides/roads that may be able to help with your plans based on where/when you want/need to go. Ride Safe!

    Motorcycle road trips - Arkansas motorcycle trips