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Thursday, January 5 - Sunday, March 26 — Offered Thurs. - Sun. at 10:00 a.m. Activity lasts approximately 1.5 hours.

Guided Hikes

Overnight guests only.

Explore the East Side of the estate with an insider’s perspective on this complimentary guided hike. The River Stroll hike is a relaxed-pace hike on partially paved roads to the Lagoon. Meet your hike leader at the entrance of the Outdoor Adventure Center.

 

Reservations are required and may be taken up to one hour prior to the event.  See the concierge at The Inn or the Village Hotel front desk to reserve or call 866-336-1245

Monday, January 9 - Sunday, March 19

Winter at Biltmore

Included with estate admission.

Discover our great indoors at America's largest home, and enjoy the lowest admission prices of the year! 

During this special time, we thank our passholders for being part of the Biltmore Family. New this year, your Annual Pass includes all regular pass benefits, plus PASS (Passholder Appreciation Special Season) Perks—but only for a limited time! Perks include a buy-one-get-one tour, free audio guide, extra savings on dining and shopping, and much more. Share your love of Biltmore with family and friends by giving them a chance to be a Passholder for a day with Pass for a Day. Details in your Winter Ambassador, arriving in mailboxes early 2017. Restrictions apply.

Monday, January 23 - Friday, March 17 — 11:00 a.m. Weekdays.

Orchid Talks in the Conservatory

Included with estate admission.

Enjoy a complimentary 45 minute talk about our beautiful orchid collection at peak bloom, with vibrant colors and delicate blossoms creating a new winter wonderland. Capacity is limited; reservations can be made during the day of your visit at any Guest Services location. Tour meets inside the center front doors of the Conservatory.

Friday, February 3 — 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Sparkling Wine Tasting at The Inn

Inn guests only.

What better way to toast romance than with a bit of Biltmore’s best bubbly! Tickle your palate with a variety of award-winning sparkling wines, along with a mouth-watering selection of handcrafted chocolate candies.

Savor an exquisite three-course meal served in The Inn’s most exclusive and elegantly appointed dining space. Designed to deliver a memorable, romantic culinary experience, each course on this special menu is accompanied by a carefully selected Biltmore wine.

 

Call 828-225-1699 to reserve.

The artistry of great literary works, costume design, and movie making comes together in a new exhibition premiering in Biltmore House. More than 40 award-winning movie costumes will be on display throughout America’s largest home, accompanied by the original books in George Vanderbilt’s 22,000-volume library that inspired the films. Elaborate costumes from recent films including Sherlock Holmes, Finding Neverland, Anna Karenina, and Far from the Madding Crowd will bring many of Vanderbilt’s favorite stories to life showcased in the grand spaces of Biltmore House.

 

Photo credit: THE PORTRAIT OF A LADY ©1996 Universal Pictures Limited.

Friday, February 10 — 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Sparkling Wine Tasting at The Inn

Inn guests only.

What better way to toast romance than with a bit of Biltmore’s best bubbly! Tickle your palate with a variety of award-winning sparkling wines, along with a mouth-watering selection of handcrafted chocolate candies.

Sunday, February 12 — 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Equestrian Center - Hunter Pace

$40 per person (Youth riders 16 & under $25 with paying adult)

A fun way to get out and about with your horse, enjoy trails you normally don’t have access to, and compete in a friendly game.

 

Registration is required. Learn more at the link below or call 828-225-1454.

Come dine on the estate and enjoy a gourmet four-course dinner with your sweetie at the Bistro this Valentine's Day.

 

Call 828-225-6230 to reserve.

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