Events & Activities

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Take a motor coach tour of the estate and learn about the history of the land, structures, and former residents while visiting areas not usually open to guests.

Two-hour experiences cover the basics of expedition-style driving while allowing additional time for you to increase your knowledge and ability to create a more memorable off-road adventure.

Tour the house—including areas seen in the Upstairs – Downstairs Tour, Rooftop Tour, and House Tours—with a guide assigned exclusively to you.

Offered daily.

Hiking

Included in admission

Experience the grounds at your own pace with nearly 22 miles of hiking trails. Enjoy a walk along the French Broad River, through lush green forests, or in the open meadows of the estate. Stop by the Bike Barn or Outdoor Adventure Center for a detailed trail map and orientation.

This guided ride on the more technical Deerpark Trail takes you on both paved and off-road surfaces all the way to the South Terrace of Biltmore House.

Available daily.

Biking

Varies from $15-60

Explore the estate from a different perspective on our many miles of biking trails. Choose from our well-marked woodland trails for a more challenging ride, or take a leisurely ride on our paved trail along the French Broad River. Bring your own bike or rent one from us at the Bike Barn.

This fun and entertaining tour is narrated by Cedric, the Vanderbilts’ Saint Bernard. Cedric guides kids through amazing rooms in Biltmore House, sharing stories about the Vanderbilts and living in America’s largest home.

Offered daily.

Premium Wine Tasting

$3.00 per tasting or $8.00 for three tastings

Sample our finest reserve and sparkling wines while relaxing in our Wine Bar.

Enjoy amazing views while testing your balance with a guided stand up paddle board trip down a gentle three-mile stretch of the French Broad River. Stand up paddle boarding is a fun and relaxing way to experience the river and can also provide a high-energy workout.

On this guided tour, get a closer look at the design and construction of Biltmore House in areas not on the regular house visit—including stunning views and photo ops from the rooftop and balconies.

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