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Springtime Project: Olmsted Basket

Posted on 04/21/2016 by Cathy Barnhardt

Biltmore's gardens were designed by Frederick Law Olmsted as his last great commission. Gentleness, charm, and naturalness are keynotes of Olmsted's style. The picturesque and pastoral...

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Our favorite outdoor rooms

Posted on 04/01/2016 by Jean Sexton Comments(2)

Biltmore’s Landscape Designer Frederick Law Olmsted had definitive ideas about landscape design—you can see many of them in New York City’s Central Park and here at Biltmore,...

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And the Oscar goes to. . .

Posted on 01/11/2016 by Judy Ross

As time for the Academy Awards approaches, we are drawn to details that make Oscar-winning films so memorable—including the extraordinary costumes that bring cinematic characters to life....

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The Inn celebrates 15 years with new Biltmore furnishings

Posted on 01/05/2016 by Judy Ross Comments(5)

While crystal or watches may be traditional gifts for a 15-year anniversary, the Inn on Biltmore Estate has decided to celebrate in a big way: installing new marble floors in the Lobby and new...

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Carrying on a wedding tradition: the Lee Family Veil

Posted on 01/04/2016 by Judy Ross Comments(6)

A Family Heirloom What is the connection between Biltmore and Jacqueline "Jackie" Kennedy Onassis? Besides the obvious—two famous American families represented by the Vanderbilts and the...

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