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After training, this tour follows gravel and dirt roads to the estate’s west side where you will enjoy beautiful views of pastures and vineyards while learning about Biltmore’s agricultural facilities.

Available daily.

Pisgah Playground

Included with estate admission.

Come to Antler Hill Village to enjoy our playground, featuring activities that connect the estate’s past with your children’s imagination with fun, healthy play.

Fly-fish in a drift boat, oared by one of our expert instructors, on one of Biltmore’s picturesque lakes. Trip lasts 4 hours.

During this 90-minute experience, capture the feeling of being guided through Biltmore’s grand rooms by our curators and hosts. You’ll learn about learn about the Vanderbilts, their guests, and their servants, in addition to the surrounding architecture, design, and artwork.

Enjoy a lesson with an expert instructor on our estate and learn proper gun mount, stance, target engagement, and other fundamental skills.

Inspired by the Vanderbilt tradition of sharing afternoon tea with guests, this experience offers a welcome moment of leisure spent enjoying a delightful assortment of teas, English finger sandwiches, scones, fruit breads, cheeses, and tea pastries.

Stroll acres of formal and informal gardens designed by America’s foremost landscape architect, Frederick Law Olmsted. From the beauty of the Italian Garden to the breathtaking trees in America’s first managed forest, Biltmore’s lush landscape is a living tribute to the genius of Olmsted, who also designed Central Park in New York City.

Learn at your own pace with private equestrian lessons. One-on-one intensive learning and undivided instructor attention ensure a rapid increase of skills.

 

Call 828-225-1454 to reserve.

Choose between a single or tandem kayak and embark on a private, peaceful self-guided trip down the gentle French Broad River.

Sundays - Thursdays, 6:00 p.m. - 6:45 p.m. Not available on Christmas Day.

Celebration of Sparkling Wine

$25 per person, plus tax

The effervescent introduction to Biltmore Winery’s award-winning sparkling wines takes you behind the scenes for an insider’s look at where our sparkling offerings are crafted using the traditional méthode champenoise. This special 45-minute program includes a tasting of each of our sparkling wines along with a selection of perfectly paired light bites.

 

Limited to 20 attendees, reservations recommended; call 800-211-9803 to reserve, or visit guest services on day of visit. All guests must have a ticket. Biltmore Annual Passholders and Vanderbilt Wine Club members enjoy an exclusive 10% discount. Guests must be 21 or older to attend.

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