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George Vanderbilt's historic country estate in Asheville, NC; Biltmore includes Biltmore House--America's largest home--plus gardens, winery, Antler Hill Village, historic farm, 4-star Inn on Biltmore Estate, shops, restaurants, branded products...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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One Lodge Street, Asheville, NC 28803-2662
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Reviewed 12 March 2012

Who could not visit this place and not dream of what it would be like to live there? The grounds are worth a visit by themselves. The mansion is so moving it is like visiting a European castle. The area is full of family friendly...More

Thank travellover021
Reviewed 12 March 2012

I liked touring this one of the 1st ever built mansions of this size. It's hard to conceive that one man in his 30's built this huge home and then found a wife and had a child. A must see if you are in Asheville.

Thank eagle1626
Reviewed 12 March 2012

We bought tickets for just one day, but we had such a great day that we decided to upgrade our tickets to season/year-long passes. We definitely plan to return a couple more times this year.

Thank MarshainSC
Reviewed 12 March 2012

Better to get there when first opens for christmas, usually in November. Its usually little warmer then and you can enjoy the grounds. Also beautiful in Spring when everything is blooming.

Thank dawgrf
Reviewed 11 March 2012

There is nowhere like this in the US. Amazing property and grounds. Spring and Christmas are especially nice.

Thank David B
Reviewed 11 March 2012

The Biltmore is so over the top that it's tough to describe. If you've every seen the PBS version of Pride and Prejudice, and was in awe of Pemberly, then you will be in awe of the Biltmore. The tours provide headphones and you can...More

Thank Sean M
Reviewed 11 March 2012

The rooms are unbelievably immense..... the furniture, and decor ornate. One of the few places in America that you can feel as though you are in a castle. The grounds/gardens are beautiful. It has become quite touristy since I visited as a much younger person,...More

1  Thank CJ Q
Reviewed 11 March 2012

Walk through the house and feel as though you are in another country, stay for dinner in one of the restaurants on the Estate grounds - great place to spend the day if you are in Asheville

1  Thank Plaven
Reviewed 11 March 2012

We personally love the grounds--especially when blooming in spring--but the mansion is one of the all time greats of the era so you must see it if you're in Asheville. Christmas is a great time because they do it up royally. Hot Tip: Go AFTER...More

Thank paintergurl
Reviewed 10 March 2012

So much to do and see in Asheville. Wonderful estate, amazing views. Great picture opportunities. Go to Antler Hill village on Biltmore and have a very nice lunch. they also make their own beer.

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mrstrjr
19 September 2018|
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Response from BiltmoreEstate | Property representative |
Thank you so much for your question. You are welcome to enter Biltmore Estate and visit the gardens, grounds, conservatory, and Antler Hill Village and Winery any time before or after your house visit. We recommend guests... More
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marybeth917
18 September 2018|
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Response from James B | Reviewed this property |
You might find staying on the Biltmore property expensive. We are a retired couple so we did not look for children's activities. Consider a place with an indoor pool. Consider a house on Airbnb. Look at TripAdvisor for... More
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SDrafts
18 September 2018|
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Response from Purdue82 | Reviewed this property |
Yes I believe Christmas is an extra charge. There may be a discount though
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