Completed in 1895, George Vanderbilt’s 250-room chateau is as impressive today as it was more than a century ago. Biltmore House is truly a wonder of architecture and hospitality. Enjoy a self-guided tour of the house, as well as the 8,000 acre backyard of beautiful gardens and grounds surrounding it, designed by renowned landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted. It is truly a magnificent site!
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One of America's classics - rather pricey, but glad we visited. Well organized, from handling parking (shuttle buses to/from the house), to specialty tours (several on offer), and even the self-guided touring. Fascinating house that gave us a glimpse of the high-life in early 1900's. You can spend a lot of time going through all the rooms checking out the artwork, interesting details about life at the home, and getting tidbits about the family that lived there. The gardens were expansive, but we visited too early in the year for much of flower display - they had a nice selection, just not blooming a lot yet. Greenhouses were amazing. Antler Village area was a pleasant area, too. Rather small, but fun - especially the winery?! Had a great tasting section, and good wines to try out. Driving throughout the estate also was fun - meadows, forests, lakes. Would be easy to spend several days here overall - but was also great for a one-day visit. Glad we made the visit.
Lexington, South Carolina
Loved everything about the Biltmore House could have stayed all day but wore my self out with all the walking
We stayed at the Inn on Biltmore Estate. It is the only way to go to see the entire property. We did three separate tours of the house and particularly enjoyed the guided tours. We did not know that we could have gotten a guided tour when we just viewed the house initially. If we had it to do over again, I'm sure that we would opt to pay for a guide. All the tours are very interesting. All of the guides are very knowledgeable. Even the shuttle bus drivers as a whole are very knowledgeable and friendly. Not all of them, mind you. There is so much to see and do on the Biltmore Estate property that there is really little reason to leave it. I'm not sure that we will ever return to Asheville, North Carolina, since it is so far from our home in Missouri, but the Biltmore Estate is such a beautiful place that we will we will be tempted to return.
Asheville, North Carolina
We have a membership and love walking and hiking on the property almost daily. The grounds are beautiful and the multiple choices of trails is fantastic. We highly recommend visiting The Biltmore Estate!
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Will I need to print my E-ticket for entry to the Biltmore Estate?
Yes. For the Biltmore Day Pass, your E-ticket is your Biltmore Day Pass ticket. You will receive one page per ticket purchased with bar codes to present at the gate for entry. For the Candlelight Christmas Evening admission, you will exchange your E-ticket for admission at the Group Sales Office on the right as you enter the gates.
How long does it take to tour Biltmore Estate?
Allow yourself a full day to experience all that Biltmore has to offer. Guests are amazed at the size of the estate and you’ll want to give yourself enough time to see the House, Gardens and Antler Hill Village.