Open House

The Official Blog of Biltmore®

More From Biltmore

Home Ideas & Inspirations

Wine & Food

Gardening

Meet Our Contributors

RSS Feed

In the Historic Archives


Tulips in the Walled Garden: A Brief History

Posted on 03/09/2017 by Amy Dangelico

Each spring, thousands upon thousands of beautiful and brightly colored tulips fill the formal flowerbeds of the Walled Garden. Their vivid hues—this year, boasting shades of yellow, white,...

Read More

Olmsted’s Deliberate Approach

Posted on 02/06/2017 by Jean Sexton Comments(1)

The three-mile Approach Road that meanders from Biltmore Village up to Biltmore House is not there by accident—it’s the result of a very intentional and complex design by Frederick Law...

Read More

Literary Guests of Biltmore House

Posted on 02/01/2017 by Amy Dangelico Comments(1)

While we aren’t sure exactly when they met, George Vanderbilt and author Edith Wharton likely knew each other most of their lives. Both were born into New York society in 1862 and both moved...

Read More

Bold backdrop inspires Claude Bedding

Posted on 01/16/2017 by Jean Sexton Comments(2)

In 2011, our curators completed a major project on the second floor of Biltmore House, allowing guests to see four grand bedrooms restored to their original splendor. Known as the Louis XV Suite,...

Read More

George Vanderbilt: One of the Best Read Men in the Country

Posted on 01/16/2017 by Amy Dangelico Comments(2)

While other members of the Vanderbilt family were recognized for their lavish parties or successes in the stock market, when it came to George, the press instead focused on his love of learning and,...

Read More

Welcome!

Your opinion is important to us. After your visit, would you be willing to answer a few questions about our website?