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A house full of guests

Posted on 12/28/2015 by Jean Sexton

George Vanderbilt created Biltmore as a private retreat, and often invited family and friends to stay and enjoy all the estate offered. The Vanderbilts were noted for their gracious hospitality...

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Preparing for a new exhibition

Posted on 12/02/2015 by Jean Sexton Comments(7)

The Biltmore Legacy will be closed January 4 - February 11, 2016 to prepare for a new exhibition in conjunction with our Fashionable Romance: Wedding Gowns in Film exhibition that will be...

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Exploring our ornaments in detail

Posted on 11/30/2015 by Jean Sexton

Each Christmas, Biltmore’s floral team weaves their magic throughout America’s largest home and across the estate, dazzling guests with trees, garlands, wreaths, and more. In addition...

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Remembering our Christmas past

Posted on 11/20/2015 by Jean Sexton

Christmas has always been celebrated in grand style at Biltmore and the festivities have always included a special party for employees of the estate. While George Vanderbilt was still a bachelor,...

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A towering tribute to Christmas

Posted on 11/20/2015 by Jean Sexton

Our magical Candlelight Christmas Evenings bring the season to life with flickering candlelight and cozy flames, plus the sounds of choirs and musicians to create an intimate atmosphere in...

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