Rally North America Drive Series

Tracks, Backroads, and Historic Sites
The Ultimate Road Trip for the Car Enthusiast!

RNA Drives

The greatest “Road Trips” in North America. This is what Rally North America delivers. You connected to your vehicle and immersed in some of the most scenic and technically challenging roads North America has to offer.

Rally North America believes the destination is only a part of any journey. The route when properly chosen can be more rewarding, educational, and satisfying for those that take the time to choose their route wisely. We scour the country for you and deliver some of the most rewarding road trips our continent has to offer. Drives routes are chosen because they deliver history, scenic beauty, and a driving experience that will prove to be second to none.

These drives days combined with track time on some of the nation’s more challenging racing facilities and drag strips combine to make a Rally North America Drives event a trip that any auto enthusiast will talk about for years to come.

Drives 11

September 15, 2024 - September 18, 2024


Drives Team of Two (Suite Package): $2995.00
Drives Team of Two: $2845.00
Drives Solo Team: $2565.00
Now includes all entry fees – (*minus lunch)


Register Here

Arrival Day: September 15th Spruce Pine NC

Blue Ridge Boutique Hotel,

Built in 1921, the Blue Ridge Boutique Hotel is housed in the former Spruce Pine Elementary School building. It sits alongside the Toe River and is connected by a foot bridge to downtown Spruce Pine.

The hotel is operated by the non-profit: Mayland Community College Enterprise Corporation and is run by students attending the college, all of whom are more than happy to tell you about their school experience, career aspirations, and provide insight into local amenities.

After thoughtful renovations, the hotel opened in July 2021 and looks forward to hosting guests in the beautiful Blue Ridge mountains for years to come

Dinner will be at a near by restaurant, and Breakfast will also be served nearby at the 50’s Diner!

Day 1: Spruce Pine, North Carolina, to Helen, Georgia

The Diamond Back Route 226A

The Diamondback Route 224A is an exhilarating drive that promises an unforgettable adventure for thrill-seekers and motorcycle enthusiasts alike. Winding through the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, this 12-mile stretch of road features over 190 steep, twisting curves that will test your skills and ignite your passion for the open road. With stunning vistas, dramatic elevation changes, and the raw beauty of untouched nature, the Diamondback Route 224A offers a heart-pounding experience that will leave you craving more. Get ready to conquer the ultimate mountain drive and create memories that will last a lifetime!

The Blue Ridge Parkway

The Next 107 miles are spent on the Blue Ridge Parkway taking in various overlooks and scenery of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

The Blue Ridge Parkway, often called “America’s Favorite Drive,” offers an unparalleled journey through the breathtaking beauty of the Appalachian Highlands. This iconic route weaves through lush forests, past cascading waterfalls, and along the ridge of the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains. With its sweeping curves, historic landmarks, and panoramic overlooks, the Blue Ridge Parkway promises an exhilarating adventure for every traveler.  *Photo credit Hugh Martin and Blue Ridge Parkway Assoc.

Lunch: Cheddars Scratch Kitchen

Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen invites you to experience the heartwarming taste of home-cooked meals made from scratch. At Cheddar’s, every dish is crafted with care using high-quality ingredients, from the hand-breaded chicken tenders to the freshly baked honey butter croissants.

The Biltmore

The Biltmore Estate, is an architectural masterpiece and a testament to the grandeur of America’s Gilded Age. Commissioned by George Washington Vanderbilt II and completed in 1895, this magnificent mansion remains the largest privately-owned home in the United States. Designed by renowned architect Richard Morris Hunt, the estate features 250 rooms, including 35 bedrooms, 43 bathrooms, and 65 fireplaces. The surrounding 8,000-acre estate, landscaped by Frederick Law Olmsted, offers picturesque gardens, a winery, and stunning vistas of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Today, the Biltmore Estate stands as a cherished historic landmark, attracting visitors from around the world to explore its opulent interiors and expansive grounds.

Blue Ridge Parkway - Devil's Courthouse

The Devil’s Courthouse — legend holds, the devil held court in the cave that lies beneath the rock. In Cherokee lore, this cave is the private dancing chamber and dwelling place of the slant-eyed giant, Judaculla.

We will be there for roughly an hour should teams choose to make the 31-minute moderate hike.

Final Destination: Helen GA

Helen, Georgia, is a charming mountain town nestled in the North Georgia mountains, known for its picturesque Bavarian-style architecture, vibrant festivals, and breathtaking natural beauty. This enchanting destination offers visitors a taste of Germany with its quaint shops, authentic cuisine, and festive atmosphere, making it a perfect spot for a unique and memorable getaway. Whether you’re exploring the scenic trails, tubing down the Chattahoochee River, or enjoying the lively Oktoberfest celebrations, Helen provides a delightful blend of outdoor adventure and cultural experiences.

Will be staying at the Fairfield Inn and Suites for the night!

Day 2: Helen, Georgia to Rome, Georgia

Betty's Country Store

Betty’s Country Store, located in the heart of charming Helen, Georgia, is a delightful destination that captures the essence of a classic country market. Step inside and be welcomed by the warm, nostalgic atmosphere filled with the aroma of freshly baked goods, locally-sourced produce, and an array of unique, handcrafted items. Whether you’re looking for delicious deli treats, gourmet snacks, or simply a cozy spot to enjoy a cup of coffee, Betty’s Country Store offers a friendly and inviting experience that feels like a home away from home. Come explore the rich variety of products and savor the genuine hospitality that makes Betty’s a beloved local treasure.

Richard B. Russell Scenic Highway

We’ll be cruising on the Richard B Russell Scenic Highway which offers addition breath taking views of Georgia’s northeast Mountains.

Chestatee Overlook:
Chestatee Overlook offers a serene and breathtaking retreat with panoramic views of the rolling Appalachian Mountains. Nestled along the scenic byways of North Georgia, this picturesque spot invites you to pause and take in the stunning natural beauty that stretches as far as the eye can see.

Bent Tree Vineyards

Bent Tree Lodge & Vineyard beckons you to indulge in a luxurious retreat amidst the serene beauty of North Georgia’s wine country. Nestled in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, this charming lodge offers a perfect blend of rustic elegance and modern comfort. Explore the vineyards, savor exquisite wines, and unwind in the peaceful surroundings.

Lunch: Mill on the Etowah

The former 250,000 square foot Canton Cotton Mill property overlooking the Etowah River now features 4 different restaurants. Southwestern, Italian, BBQ, and a Burger location make up styles represented or one could choose from one of the three breweries on site.

Savoy Auto Museum

This very large Museum features some of the most unique displays of America automotive history. Special displays during our time there will include: Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum, Moonshine Runners, and Prominent Packard automobiles.

The Road to Rome!

The Road to Rome: Driving by the Porto Futurus or Ancient Aqueducts (it’s a Model) Sorry there is no parking but we will drive by slow enough for you to get a photo.



Capitoline Wolf

And you can’t be in Rome without seeing the Capitoline Wolf with Romulus and Remus. The bronze  sculpture depicting a scene from the legend of the founding of Rome is and exact copy of one in Rome. The sculpture shows a she-wolf suckling the mythical twin founders of Rome, Romulus and Remus. Italian dictator Benito Mussolini presented the exact replica as a gift to the city in 1929.  It was hidden away during and after World War II for a total of 12 years. This is only a few blocks from the hotel so we can walk there once we are settled in for the evening.

Hotel: Hawthorne Suites

We spend the evening in Downtown Rome Georgia at the Hawthorne Suites which is housed in a 1890s warehouse that has been thoughtfully restored. Historic details such as the exposed brick walls and original wood floors have been preserved while still offering modern amenities and accommodations.

Day 3: Rome GA to Aniston AL

Little River Canyon Falls Park

Little River Canyon Falls Park beckons nature lovers and adventure seekers to explore its breathtaking beauty and rugged landscapes. Located in northeast Alabama, this scenic park is home to one of the Southeast’s most stunning waterfalls, the Little River Falls. As you venture through the park’s trails, you’ll discover cascading waterfalls, sheer canyon walls, and lush forests teeming with wildlife. Whether you’re hiking, picnicking by the river, or capturing the picturesque views, Little River Canyon Falls Park offers a peaceful retreat and an opportunity to connect with nature. Come immerse yourself in the natural splendor of this hidden gem and create unforgettable memories in the great outdoors.

Noccalula Falls

Noccalula Falls is a mesmerizing natural wonder nestled in Gadsden, Alabama. Cascading 90 feet into the scenic Black Creek ravine, this stunning waterfall captivates visitors with its beauty and tranquility. Legend has it that Noccalula Falls was named after a Cherokee princess who chose to leap from the falls rather than marry against her wishes, adding a touch of romantic allure to its allure. The surrounding Noccalula Falls Park offers hiking trails, picnic areas, and scenic overlooks, making it a perfect destination for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers. Whether you’re admiring the falls from afar or exploring the park’s trails, Noccalula Falls promises a serene escape into the natural splendor of Alabama’s landscapes.

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Mustang Museum of America

The Museum has over 100 Mustangs with almost every make and model plus the largest collection of Highway Patrol Mustangs and other rare SSP Mustangs in the United States.

Talladega Super Speedway

We finish the trip at Talladega Superspeedway. You will experience the 2.66 miles tri oval, the 45 degrees of banking in your car. Teams will take 2 sessions of 5 laps at highway speeds. Our past experience leads us to believe these will be highways in Germany.

Final Hotel - Hotel Finial

Celebrate your most special moments with us at Hotel Finial, where personal details make the perfect event come to life. The hilltop setting of this Queen Anne Victorian mansion makes it the destination of choice for weddings and events. We are a full-service special events facility located in Anniston, AL, just 60 miles from Birmingham, AL and 90 miles from Atlanta, GA.  We take great pride in our customer service with every event we host. Hotel Finial offers elegantly decorated rooms and outdoor areas for entertaining. With its five specialty suites and 56 exterior hotel rooms, you can fully enjoy your event and never have to leave the property.

Drives 11

September 15, 2024 - September 18, 2024


Drives Team of Two (Suite Package): $2995.00
Drives Team of Two: $2845.00
Drives Solo Team: $2565.00
Now includes all entry fees – (*minus lunch)


Register Here