Venue

Lake Junaluska Conference and Retreat Center

It’s nestled in the majestic Blue Ridge & Smoky Mountains.  This venue offers hotel style housing with most classes, dining and lodging within the same building (the Terrace).  All spaces are handicapped accessible.  A few classes will be held directly across the street in the Harrell Center.

Amenities:

  • Complimentary high speed internet access
  • Flat screen televisions
  • Telephone
  • Coffee makers
  • Alarm clock radio
  • Refrigerator in each room
  • Private baths
  • Handicap accessible rooms available
  • The Market, a 24-hour convenience center

Driving Directions

Coming from East (from Asheville-25 miles):

  • From I-40, take exit 27 onto US 19-23.
  • Drive 3-4 miles.
  • Do not take exit 104 — it is easy to get lost.
  • Take exit 103 and drive about 1 mile until you see the Lake Junaluska Conference and Retreat Center front entrance on the right.
  • Bear right and follow the main road to the Bethea Welcome Center.

 

Coming from West (from Knoxville- 92 miles):

  • From I-40, take exit 20 toward “Lake Junaluska, Maggie Valley”.
  • Bear right on the ramp.
  • Drive 7 miles until you come to the stop light.
  • Turn left at the light and drive 3 more miles, and pass through 1 traffic light.
  • The Lake Junaluska Conference and Retreat Center front entrance will be on your left shortly after passing through the traffic light
  • Turn left and follow the main road to the Bethea Welcome Center.

 

Coming from Atlanta- 172 miles from Midtown:

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

Using a GPS to find us?

Below is the street address of the Bethea Welcome Center.

Lake Junaluska Conference and Retreat Center
91 N. Lakeshore Drive
Lake Junaluska, NC 28745