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Biltmore Estate, Asheville
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The main house on Biltmore Estate contains more than 250 rooms, making it the largest privately owned home in the world. A short drive from the city, the sprawling estate includes landscaped gardens, stables, expansive hiking trails, and an award-winning winery. Go on a guided tour of the Renaissance-inspired house to learn about the Vanderbilt family, who built this large family home between 1889 and 1895. You may prefer a coach tour of the 3,237 hectare (8,000 acre) estate, where you'll learn how this land was developed and visit areas generally not open to regular guests. Explore the website to determine which tour is best suited to your interests, and reserve your tickets at least two days in advance. Plan to see Biltmore Estate and other attractions that appeal to you using our Asheville itinerary planner.
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  • What a charming atmosphere. Thoroughly enjoyed my visit. Candlelight tour had a different route through the main house and the fireplaces were all a glow. A local choir sang in the Indoor garden. The ...  more »
  • Better than Disney! Roof tour was really great. Get the audio. Wine tasting was nice. Well worth a visit. 
  • We have a 6 and a 7 year old and we were worried about keeping them focused and not bored. They actually have a tour for small children (audio) that works great!! My kids had a great time here. The vi...  more »