The Area

Attractions, Events & Things to Do

Tucked in the picturesque foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Lake James in North Carolina offers a captivating blend of natural beauty and recreational opportunities. This pristine reservoir spans over 6,800 acres, providing a stunning backdrop for water enthusiasts and outdoor enthusiasts alike. Surrounded by lush forests and scenic landscapes, the Lake James area beckons with hiking trails, wildlife sanctuaries, and charming communities that embody the essence of Southern hospitality. Whether you’re seeking tranquility on the water or adventures in the great outdoors, Lake James and its surrounding areas promise an idyllic escape in the heart of North Carolina.