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Preservation Efforts at Biltmore Go to Great Heights

Posted on 09/15/2016 by Leeann Donnelly

Guests visiting Biltmore in September are getting a view of some of our most height-challenged behind-the-scenes work in Biltmore House. Housekeeping staff members Connie Dey and Shelley Tate are...

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Fall Arrives in Biltmore’s Gardens

Posted on 09/15/2016 by Leeann Donnelly

When Frederick Law Olmsted designed Biltmore’s gardens, he planned their beauty to last through all four seasons. It’s little wonder the blooms of the estate’s gardens continue...

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8 Reasons to Make Biltmore the Center of Your Fall Getaway

Posted on 09/13/2016 by Leeann Donnelly

Fall is prime vacation time for those who love “leaf-peeping,” and Biltmore offers the best of the Blue Ridge Mountains, all in one convenient location. Biltmore’s setting makes...

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Preparing Biltmore’s gardens for cooler weather

Posted on 09/07/2016 by Leeann Donnelly

The task list is long in Susanne Woodall’s weekly planner this time of year. Susanne is Historic Gardens Manager at Biltmore. At summer’s end, she and Travis Murray, Walled Garden Crew...

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A transatlantic collaboration: Recreating a Vanderbilt family heirloom

Posted on 02/02/2016 by Leeann Donnelly Comments(3)

Biltmore’s Curator of Interpretation Leslie Klingner was anticipating the arrival of a special delivery when we met recently to talk with her about a unique collaboration that would result...

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