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Five Favorite Rainy Day Activities

Posted on 07/21/2015 by Jean Sexton

Biltmore is open year-round so our guests can enjoy visiting America’s largest home and historic gardens, discovering our 8,000 acre “back yard,” and so much more. Even at...

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Top Tips for Traveling with Wine

Posted on 07/09/2015 by Jean Sexton Comments(1)

From road trips to air travel, the words “summer vacation” are ones we dream of all year long—there’s just something about warm weather that puts us in the mood to take...

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More than a housekeeper—a central figure in Biltmore House

Posted on 06/25/2015 by Judy Ross Comments(3)

You may not realize it from her position, but one of the significant figures in Biltmore’s past is Emily Rand King, who served as housekeeper and head of staff for the Vanderbilts from 1897...

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Bringing music to Biltmore House

Posted on 05/11/2015 by Joanne O'Sullivan

Music has been part of Biltmore's life since George Vanderbilt opened its doors in 1895. The estate’s tradition of musical entertainment was ongoing, even though the Music Room itself...

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National Historic Landmark designation illustrates U.S. heritage

Posted on 05/01/2015 by Judy Ross

May 23 marks a Biltmore birthday: on that day in 1963, the estate was officially nominated as a National Historic Landmark. The original landmark designation 52 years ago was based on the theme...

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