Lake Junaluska has been a favorite vacation spot for more than 100 years and is featured on the cover of the October 2020 issue of Our State magazine! We invite you to stay at our contemporary lakeside boutique hotel, The Terrace, with spectacular fall views and easy access to the great outdoors. Located near Maggie Valley and Waynesville, we are a short drive from Asheville, the Blue Ridge Parkway and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. With hundreds of acres to explore, our lake village is a perfect trip destination for social distancing. Read more our COVID-19 safety precautions
Since peak fall color begins in the highest elevations in early October and ends in late October, you have many weeks to find it during your stay on Lake Junaluska! Here are just a few of our guests’ favorite places to go:
Photo courtesy Brindley Faile of Visit NC Smokies
We're thrilled and honored that Our State magazine features Lake Junaluska on the front cover of its October 2020 issue, a celebration of North Carolina's mountains and autumn colors! Our State magazine features the very best of North Carolina through lively storytelling and stunning photography. With a readership of more than one million each month, it's the most-read magazine in the state.
In addition to being featured on the October issue's cover, Lake Junaluska appears in its photo essay, "Autumn Is Our Favorite Color." The issue will be arriving in mailboxes soon and available at newsstands and retail locations on October 1. Grab a copy and let the awe-inspiring beauty of fall at Lake Junaluska and other North Carolina locations take your breath away.
Enjoy a history lake cruise aboard the Cherokee IV when you book the Sunset Cruise Fall Package at Lake Junaluska! The package includes two nights at The Terrace Hotel, a history lake cruise, a picnic-to-go lunch, boxed continental breakfasts, a Lake Junaluska birding guide and a book that shares the story of Lake Junaluska. Packages can be booked in September and October, and mid-week rates start at $299 per couple.
Soothe your soul, mind and body with three days of lake-inspired relaxation in the Great Smoky Mountains. Spend two nights in one of The Terrace's Lakeside or Northside rooms and enjoy boxed continental breakfasts, a packed picnic lunch and a welcome gift from us to you. Pricing starts at $325 per couple. Available through September 27, 2020.
Enjoy an exquisite Thanksgiving feast in the mountains of Western North Carolina and see Lake Junaluska decorated for the holiday season. Thanksgiving at Lake Junaluska packages feature a Thanksgiving holiday dinner at Lake Junaluska, lodging at The Terrace lakeside hotel, and see Lake Junaluska decorated for the holiday season. Packages include a holiday meal, lodging at The Terrace hotel and boxed continental breakfasts. Pricing starts at $259 for two nights and $329 for three nights.