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Summer Getaways at Lake Junaluska

May - September 2022

  1. Summer Packages

Summer season at Lake Junaluska is the best time to get outside, and enjoy sunny days with your family and friends in our naturally beautiful, spacious setting nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. Long summer days are perfect for leisurely canoe trips, rocking on the porch, cruises aboard the Cherokee IV, cooling off by our lakeside pool and quiet moments at the prayer Labyrinth. Lake Junaluska Outfitters offers canoe, kayak and paddleboard rentals, mini golf, shuffleboard and outdoor recreational equipment perfect for lots of summer fun!

Why Stay on the Lake?

• Winner of TripAdvisor 2021 Travelers' Choice Awards, The Terrace Hotel and historic Lambuth Inn are ranked in the Top 10 Percent of hotels worldwide. Find plenty of rocking chairs on their patios to enjoy the lake and mountain views. Rates include access to many lakeside amenities. The Terrace and Lambuth Inn.

• Stay in a Vacation Home Rental, with a variety of options for all sizes of families. Read more.

• Walk our 3.8-mile lakeside trail, perfect for summer strolls with plenty of places along the way to stop and watch the swans or eagle as you take in the mountain views.

• Glide across the water on a canoe, kayak or paddleboard from Lake Junaluska Outfitters. 

• Soak up the sun at our lakeside outdoor pool. 

• Book a guided lake cruise aboard the historic Cherokee IV.

• Take part in a friendly game of tennis, mini golf, shuffleboard, cornhole, volleyball and more at the Lake Junaluska Outfitters recreation area.

• Enjoy a round of golf at the Lake Junaluska Golf Course. Learn more and reserve a tee time.

• Celebrate Independence Day at Lake Junaluska with music, barbecue and family-friendly fun. Enjoy family-friendly activities from watching fireworks to floating wish lanterns.

• Stop by Junaluska Gifts & Grounds for a refreshing latte to sip as you walk along our trail and explore our gardens. 

• Participate in our Summer Activites Program with campfires, movies, hikes, music and more. Check out the Junaluska Weekly, our summer newsletter.

Blue Ridge Summer Things To Do

• Explore the longtime mountain resort town of Maggie Valley with several miles of local shops, restaurants and things to do. It’s just a few miles from the hotel.

• Stroll the historic Main Street of downtown Waynesville filled with galleries, boutiques, restaurants and Mast General Store. It’s just 4 miles away.

• Make a day trip to downtown Asheville or the famous Biltmore House, just 30 minutes east. Ask our reservations team about Biltmore tickets.

Check room availability online now, email or call 800-222-4930 Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–5 p.m.



Summer Specials & Packages

Book one of our vacation packages or specials today and find the recreational activities and personal renewal you seek lakeside, on the water and the trail, and in our beautiful gardens and quiet spaces.

Recharge & Renew Package

Nature Lovers Package

Family Summer Fun Package

Independence Day Celebrations Package

Recharge & Renew Package

Soothe your soul, mind and body with three days of lake-inspired relaxation in the Great Smoky Mountains.

Package for 2 People Includes:

  • Two nights of lodging at The Terrace Hotel
  • Grab & Go/Light Bites Breakfast each morning
  • One packed picnic lunch for two 
  • Welcome gift
  • Meditation guide booklet

2022 package details and pricing information coming soon.

Nature Lovers Package

Get outdoors and into nature when you stay at beautiful Lake Junaluska, a recreational haven surrounded by the Great Smoky Mountains. 

Package for 2 People Includes:

  • Two nights of lodging at The Terrace Hotel
  • ‚ÄčGrab & Go/Light Bites Breakfast each morning
  • One picnic lunch for two
  • Lake cruise tour led by a local historian*
  • The Story of Lake Junaluska, a book by Mason Crum
  • Birding checklist
  • Printed garden guide
  • Lake Junaluska garden seeds gift

2022 package details and pricing coming soon.

Family Summer Fun Package

Celebrate family this summer with your nearest and dearest! 

Package Includes:  

  • Two nights of lodging at The Terrace Hotel
  • Grab & Go/Light Bites Breakfast each morning
  • Picnic lunch
  • Access to the lakeside pool, mini-golf course, tennis courts, playground and walking trail
  • Lake cruise*
  • Self-guided kayak, canoe or paddleboard trip on the lake
  • Self-guided scavenger hunt
  • Birding checklist
  • Printed garden guide

2022 package details and pricing coming soon.

Independence Day Celebrations

Bring your family to Lake Junaluska in the mountains for a festive Fourth of July weekend! The Independence Day Celebration package includes three nights of lodging at The Terrace Hotel, a barbecue lunch, a guided lake cruise aboard the Cherokee IV. and a self-guided kayak, canoe or paddleboard excursion.

2022 package details and pricing coming soon. 

Check room availability online now, email or call 800-222-4930  between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Learn more about things to do while you're here in our Spring & Summer 2021 Visitor Guide.