Biltmore Escape: Add This Hidden Gem to Your Asheville Getaway

A Biltmore escape is the perfect place to go for a weekend getaway. The mansion is nestled on thousands of acres of pristine greenery and vibrant gardens and offers many things to do. 

Although Biltmore Estate receives over a million visits a year, this hidden gem may not be at the top of many travelers’ bucket lists. But once you catch a glimpse of the grandeur of this breathtaking structure, you will see that it’s certainly worth a visit. 

Things To Do During Your Biltmore Escape

Begin your tour inside the Biltmore house with a 50-minute audio guide that explains the history and beauty behind the Biltmore Estate. You will learn about the Vanderbilt family and the architecture, design, and artwork surrounding you.  

1. Biltmore House

2. Horseback Riding at The Equestrian Center

Go horseback riding on the property’s 80 miles of trails. Riding lessons and training are offered by skilled instructors.  

Self-Guided Tours

Take a self-guided tour around the beautiful gardens designed by landscape architect Frederik Law Olmsted.

3. Tour the Gardens

4. Antler Hill Village

Antler Hill is a charming village built directly on the Biltmore Estate. You can enjoy fine dining and entertainment and learn about the history of Biltmore without stepping off the grounds. 

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