Scenic aerial photo of Lake Junaluska with the Terrace Hotel at the far right

Welcome to Lake Junaluska

A beloved retreat center in the Western North Carolina mountains

Recharge and renew at Lake Junaluska. Come for a personal getaway or family vacation. Host your next conference, wedding, reunion or other gathering. Take part in a retreat, attend a concert or just come for a peaceful walk on our lakeside trail.

You can relax and enjoy the lakeside hotel, historic inn, vacation rentals, walking trails, gardens, lake cruises, wildlife viewing, panoramic vistas, golf course and more. A place of Christian hospitality where lives are transformed through renewal of soul, mind and body, Lake Junaluska invites you to recharge and renew.

Whether vacationing to the mountains or here for a special event, wake up to the beauty of scenic Lake Junaluska when you stay at the contemporary lakeside Terrace Hotel, historic Lambuth Inn, a vacation rental home, Lake Junaluska Apartments or campground.

Photo of a Lakeside room inside the Terrace Hotel

Gather friends, colleagues or family members for meaningful, memorable times together at Lake Junaluska.

With a wide range of indoor and outdoor venues, catering options, accommodations and amenities, Lake Junaluska is the perfect place for your conference, retreat, meeting, training event, banquet, reunion, wedding or reception.

Lakeside tabletop set for a private event

Spend a leisurely morning on the lakeside Walking Trail, from admiring the blooms on the Rose Walk to watching the swans glide across the water.

Lake Junaluska also offers a golf course, gift and coffee shop, guided pontoon boat tours, a pool and rental canoes, kayaks and paddleboards. Guests also enjoy the award-winning playground, tennis and pickleball courts, mini golf, shuffleboard, and a campfire ring.

Friends paddle across water on kayaks and canoes

Check out Visit NC Smokies to help plan your trip to Lake Junaluska and Western North Carolina.