Every year thousands of visitors from around the world are awed and inspired by the beauty of the Lake Junaluska gardens. From the historic Rose Walk to the sedum garden of Inspiration Point, the horticultural surprises are never ending. But what does it take to plant and maintain these glorious grounds?
2016 marks a monumental occasion in the history of our National Park Service as the systems turns 100 years this year. While the official “birth date” falls on August 25, we in the NC Smokies will be celebrating all year long.
Spring is a wonderful time to be in the mountains for many reasons from abundant outdoor adventures and cool, crisp weather to incredible sightseeing, and of course, the kick off of festival season!
Check out highlights from the April E-Newsletter below. Every month we send out a free newsletter packed full of the latest and greatest happenings in Haywood County so make sure you sign up to receive yours!
With the closest entrance only 16 minutes away, the Blue Ridge Parkway remains one of the most popular destinations for Lake Junaluska guests. But few realize that the Parkway’s history is entwined in the history of the lake—in fact, the Parkway wouldn’t come through North Carolina at all if not for Lake Junaluska.
If you have ever dreamed of being part of the Haywood County Quilt Trail by having your very own quilt block featured, you are going to want to read this!
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It is no secret that Haywood County has a robust culinary scene. Get a taste of it at
the annual Melange of the Mountains Culinary Gala.
If you’re still racking your brain on what to do this Valentines Day Weekend, why not pack your bags and sweep your sweetie away to the NC Smokies?