Play Today / Retire Tomorrow


Lake James Getaways offers a wide range of activities throughout the year. Beginning in April you will find yourselves planning for the year ahead. As the spring flowers begin to bloom the golf course is already green and weekend golfer enjoys the swing of the clubs. Within weeks the swimming pool opens and boats begin to glide across the lake. All summer friends and family soak up the sun and cook on the grill. A weekend trip to Charleston South Carolina is less than 4 hours away with cruise ships leaving port for weekends in Bermuda. As September days slip by, the Blue Ridge Mountains begin to change color and trips to Blowing Rock and Biltmore House are only minutes away. In November the ski resorts at Beech and Sugar Mountain begin to make snow. Skiing at Sugar Mountain is less than one hour from the resort.

Lake James Getaways Resort offers: Watersports, Fishing, Swimming, Campsites, Picnic Grounds, Boat ramp. Lake James, with 150 miles of shoreline is a beautiful mountain lake nestled in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Large coves offer glass smooth water for skiing or wakeboarding. Largemouth Bass, 4 foot Muskie and abundant Crappie can be caught by the youngest fisherman. Known as one of cleanest lakes in America, Lake James offers views of surrounding Grandfather Mountain and Shortoff Mountain which is one the most challenging rock faces in AMERICA to hike or climb. Lake James flows into, Lake Hickory which flows into, Lake Rhodhiss which flows into, Lake Norman which flows into, Mountain Island Lake. From Lake James to Mountain Island Lake in Charlotte you can reach 5 lakes in a little over and hour.

A gated community leads to wide range of activities. As a member, the Moose Lodge is a great place for dinner without ever leaving the resort.

One, two, three bedroom cabins and RV sites are scattered throughout this 100 + acre resort. You will be pleasantly surprised by the size of each site, with most offering plenty of room for all of your toys.

Lake James Getaways is in close proximity to numerous mountain attractions such as gem mines, Linville Falls, Linville Caverns, Blue Ridge Parkway, and numerous golf courses. The park is also within a short day trip of Asheville, Banner Elk, Beech Mountain, Boone and Blowing Rock North Carolina.

Hope to see you soon at Lake James Getaways!

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188 Uptons Landing Rd.  |  Marion, NC 28752
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