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Offered daily.


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.


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.

Treat yourself to a relaxing journey and breathtaking views of Biltmore’s scenery on an 8-passenger wagonette drawn by Belgian draft horses. One child 5 years and younger free per paying adult.


Call 800-411-3812 to reserve.

Learn the basics of casting and then fish from a drift boat in the Lagoon with an amazing view of Biltmore House in the background.

Descend the back stairs to explore servant life at Biltmore. Visit the domains of the butler, head housekeeper, and lady’s maid, then continue on to a suite of guest rooms to learn about grand house parties hosted by the Vanderbilts.

Enjoy the beauty of the estate on a private ride in an elegant vis-a-vis carriage drawn by Belgian draft horses. Three-to-four-day advance reservations are required. Also available for weddings.


Call 828-225-6398 to reserve.

Kids can enjoy a two-hour spin fishing lesson in the Lagoon or Long Valley Lake with a fishing instructor.

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