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Lakeview at Fontana's secluded resort and spa is conveniently located within a three-hour drive of Atlanta, Charlotte and Knoxville.

 

Note: If you plan to arrive in the evening, please keep in mind that our local restaurants close at 9:00 p.m. Depending on your arrival time, you may want to stop for dinner before reaching the Bryson City, N.C. area.

GPS

These devices frequently select incorrect destinations and the shortest routes, which usually involve very curvy, narrow mountain roads.

 

Please allow us to reduce your chances of getting lost, frustrated and carsick by following our suggested directions to Lakeview.

From Atlanta (West) (3 hours)

Take I-75N to I-575N. Continue on I-575/5 through Blue Ridge, GA. Approx. 2 miles past Blue Ridge, turn left at the Hwy 60 intersection and continue for 1.5 miles. Turn right on Hwy 60 Spur for 16 miles until it dead ends. Turn right on Hwy 74 and continue through Murphy, Andrews and the Nantahala Gorge. Hwy 74 will become a four-lane highway. Continue past the "Captain T.A. Sandlin" bridge 1/8 of a mile. Watch for mile-marker 61. Turn right on Lakeview Lodge Drive.

 

From Atlanta (East) (3 hours)

Take I-85N to I-985N (eventually becoming US-441N) to Clayton, GA. Continue to Franklin, N.C. where you'll take the 441N bypass (towards Sylva). In Dillsboro, follow signs to Bryson City, Hwy 74W. Continue on 74W past all three Bryson City exits. Two and a half miles past exit #64, about a mile past mile-marker 62, turn left on Lakeview Lodge Drive.

 

From Asheville (1 hour)

Take I-40W to Hwy 74W at exit #27 (don't miss this exit!). Stay on Hwy 74W towards Bryson City for approx. 45 minutes. Continue past all three Bryson City exits. Two and a half miles past exit #64, about a mile past mile-marker 62, turn left on Lakeview Lodge Drive.

 

From Spartanburg and Greenville (2 hours)

Take I-85 to take I-26 north to I-40. Take I-40 west to Exit 27 (US 74, the Great Smoky Mountains Expressway).  Continue West on US 74 past Waynesville, Sylva and Dillsboro. Continue to pass all three Bryson City exits. Two and a half miles past exit #64, about a mile past mile-marker 62, turn left on Lakeview Lodge Drive.

 

From Knoxville (2 hours)

Take I-40E to Hwy 74W at exit #27. Stay on Hwy 74W towards Bryson City for approx. 45 minutes. Continue past all three Bryson City exits. Two and a half miles past exit #64, about a mile past mile-marker 62, turn left on Lakeview Lodge Drive.

 

From Chattanooga (2 hours)
Take I-75N to US-64 (exit 20). Take 64E to Murphy, N.C. where it becomes 74E. Continue through Murphy, Andrews and the Nantahala Gorge. Hwy 74 will become a four-lane highway. Continue past the "Captain T.A. Sandlin" bridge 1/8 of a mile. Watch for mile-marker 61. Turn right on Lakeview Lodge Drive.

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