Group of people standing on a deck overlooking Lake Junaluska at sunset.


Finding an affordable, accessible and exciting event destination can be time-consuming, overwhelming and stressful.

At Lake Junaluska Conference and Retreat Center, our team will lock arms with you to create a customized conference in the scenic Western North Carolina mountains. You’ll be able to focus on your guests as they connect and relax.

Located 30 minutes from the Asheville Regional Airport and close to mountain towns of Waynesville and Maggie Valley, Lake Junaluska offers a wide array of meeting venues, equipment and services to meet all your needs. Our auditoriums can accommodate from 200 to over 2,000 people, while we also offer a plethora of smaller meeting rooms for more intimate discussions. Many of our rooms can also be used for special banquets or receptions. (We have wonderful catering and dining options!) Plus, with a lakeside walking trail and recreational amenities, there’s also plenty to do here on the grounds, with shopping, dining and more to enjoy nearby.

Reserve lodging for your group at our lakeside hotel, historic inn or vacation home rentals.

We are convenient to the Asheville Regional Airport and centrally located between Charlotte, Greenville, Knoxville and Atlanta.

Stay extra days to explore the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Biltmore Estate, Blue Ridge Parkway and many more nearby attractions. Just a few miles away are the charming towns of Waynesville and Maggie Valley.

Explore accommodations at Lake Junaluska, from a lakeside hotel to a historic inn to a campground.