BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY PAVEMENT PRESERVATION PROJECT PARKWAY VISITORS CAN EXPECT ONE-LANE CLOSURES IN AFFECTED AREAS

The Landscaping of Lake Junaluska: A Shared Labor of Love

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?

Read More

We’re moving to Maggie!

The Haywood County Tourism Development Authority is very happy to announce that we are officially moving the Visit NC Smokies dream team into a new location!

Read More

The Time to Ride is Here Again

One of the most popular ways to enjoy the Blue Ridge Parkway and the Great Smoky Mountains is by car or by motorcycle. Learn more about what awaits you on your scenic ride here in Haywood County!

Read More

The Blue Ridge Parkway: An intricate connection to Lake Junaluska

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.

Read More

Stay Connected

Sign up for our eNewsletter.