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Address: Lake Shore Drive, Lake Junaluska, NC 28745
Phone Number: +1 828-452-9592
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

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As close to Heaven on Earth as you can get!

Spring, Fall, Summer, Winter, Great place to visit year around. Methodist and everyone welcomed! Free to visit and walk around. Methodist meet here quite often.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 weeks ago
China Grove, North Carolina
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China Grove, North Carolina
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Spring, Fall, Summer, Winter, Great place to visit year around. Methodist and everyone welcomed! Free to visit and walk around. Methodist meet here quite often.

Thank josephanterola
Leesvillle, SC
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97 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

This lake is lovely with wooden walkways over the water, paved paths all around the lake, geese, ducks, swans, and offers fishing. Many homes are for rent and you can have a view of the lake even if you're not lakeside. Swimming is allowed in-season and a pool is lakeside. Canoes/kayaks are available in-season. Many other activities available. This is... More 

Thank AvidTravellerFromSC
Clyde, North Carolina
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

We stayed here for one night prior to the closing of our home near Lake Junaluska. The setting is magnificent,. There is plenty to do, from walking around the beautiful lake, to renting canoes or kayaks, to browsing in the bookstore or gift shop.

Thank cher211
Charlotte, North Carolina
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68 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

Although we were not staying at the conference center, we took the opportunity to walk around Lake Junaluska. It is a beautiful walk with nicely marked paths. Not hilly at all and almost every inch has a view of the lake. There are swans and geese on the lake and markers note historical events and events specific to the conference... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

Have been attending conference at Lake Junaluska for many years and find the setting both peaceful and restful. Just beautiful.

Thank clwhitney65
Franklin, North Carolina
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57 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

To me and anyone else, business is business. I don't care if you have a personal emergency, but when you run a tight shift, it's a matter of giving the customer what he/she needs. I had scheduled to meet with a sales rep. I am so upset that she went out of her way to say, "we are incredibly short... More 

Thank Wendy A
Hartfield, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

Every time I come I feel at peace as soon as I come through the facilities. This is such a marvelous place! I have stayed in the different hotels and even in the youth cabins and have always had a great time. This is one of the most beautiful places I have ever been!

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Birmingham, Alabama
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84 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

What a gorgeous venue for a conference or meeting! Stunning and quaint all at the same time. There is no other place like it.

Thank awyeth
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Great facilities for a conference with many different accommodations including a modern hotel right across from the auditorium and a very quaint, beautiful hotel a short distance away both with restaurants. The scenery can't be beat with a beautiful lake with the mountains as a backdrop. The "rose walk" is lovely and a 2 1/2 mile (I believe) stroll around... More 

Thank Sue J
Nashville, Tennessee
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444 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

Visiting the rose walk for an after dinner stroll was the highlight of my trip. The roses are amazing and i had to stop and take in the fragrance of each one. The lake and town are charming and beautiful!

Thank WJB12311

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