Located in Asheville, North Carolina, Biltmore was the vision of George W. Vanderbilt. Designed by Richard Morris Hunt, the 250-room French Renaissance chateau is America’s largest home. On exhibit is the Vanderbilt family’s original collection of furnishings, art and antiques. The estate is a National Historic Landmark and encompasses 8,000 acres of renowned gardens and grounds designed by Frederick Law Olmsted.Make Biltmore Gardens a centerpiece of your Asheville vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Asheville road trip planning site .
Under leadership of Vanderbilt’s great-grandson, Biltmore has grown to include the four-star Inn on Biltmore Estate, Antler Hill Village, its award-winning Winery and Antler Hill Farm. In addition to the historic attraction, the company includes a home products division featuring Biltmore For Your Home and Biltmore Inspirations; and Biltmore Wine Company, which produces 170,000 cases of wine distributed in 26 states.
To learn more about Biltmore, visit www.biltmore.com.
Biltmore Gardens Reviews
The gardens are exquisite when they are in bloom. The colors are wonderful and the variety of plant life is good. Olmstead created a varied and diverse garden setting which is enjoyable for the people... more »
What an amazing place. We timed it with the Chhuly exhibit which are big fans of his work. The Biltmore residence is amazing with all the different rooms, the artwork and furnishings. It is so expansi... more »
Very nice on a cold March day this took our breath away. So much to see very well taken care of a must see even in the winter.
Spring is definitely the best time, if you are just visiting the gardens. Summer and Fall are great to visit the entire grounds, so that gives you most of the year to enjoy the grounds around Biltmore. Great for a weekend stay, or just a one day visit or date. If you are also visiting the mansion or winery, then anytime is a great time at Biltmore.
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