Exterior photo of the Lambuth Inn at Lake Junaluska

Location & Directions

Airport Information

Asheville Regional Airport

Our closest airport is the Asheville Regional Airport

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Car Service

Transportation from the Asheville Airport to Lake Junaluska is availabe from Elite Limousine of NC

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Car Rentals

Directions from Asheville are available below.

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View of the Lake Junaluska walking trail

Directions from East

25 miles from Asheville:

  1. From I-40, take exit 27 onto US 19-23.
  2. Drive 3-4 miles.
    • Do not take exit 104—it is easy to get lost.
  3. Take exit 103 and drive about 1 mile until you see Lake Junaluska’s front entrance gates on the right.
  4. Bear right and follow the main road to The Terrace Hotel to check in.
Photo of wildflowers growing along the lake edge during sunset

Direction from West

72 miles from Knoxville:

  1. From I-40, take exit 20 toward “Lake Junaluska, Maggie Valley”.
  2. Bear right on the ramp.
  3. Drive 7 miles until you come to the stop light.
  4. Turn left at the light and drive 3 more miles, and pass through 1 stop light..
  5. The Lake Junaluska Conference and Retreat Center front gates will be on your left shortly after the stop light.
  6. Turn left and follow the main road to The Terrace Hotel to check in.
White egret flies at Lake Junaluska

Directions from Atlanta

172 miles from midtown Atlanta:

  1. I-85 North to I-985 North. At Gainesville, GA take 365 North to 441 North into NC.
  2. Just past Dillsboro, NC, 441 merges with US 74 which will turn into 23/74.
  3. Take Hwy 23/74 North Lake Junaluska/Maggie Valley Exit (102-B).
  4. Travel two miles then turn right on US 19. The entrance to Lake Junaluska is approximately ¼ mile on left.
  5. Turn left and follow the main road to The Terrace Hotel to check in.

Additional Travel Options

Bus Travel Information

Our closest bus station is the Greyhound station in Asheville, NC

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Train (Amtrak) Information

Our closest train station is the Amtrak station in Greenville, SC

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