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Christmas at Biltmore: A Festive History

Asheville, NC

When George Vanderbilt opened Biltmore House for the first time to family and friends on Christmas Eve 1895, it was a special day. The grand celebration began a treasured estate tradition that...

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Biltmore In Living Color: A Shutterbug’s Dream

Asheville, NC

Combine the stunning architecture of Biltmore House against a background of maple, elm and oak trees in the midst of changing seasons, and you have a location like no other to capture photos of...

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Explore Our 8,000-Acre Backyard

Asheville, NC

One of the crown jewels of George Vanderbilt’s estate was the expansive property, which lent itself to hours of enjoyment for Vanderbilt, his family and friends. Guests back then explored...

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Biltmore Blooms: A Springtime Celebration

Asheville, NC

Each spring, Biltmore Blooms promises varying degrees of gorgeous when the estate wakes up from winter with a steady progression colorful blooms. Starting on the first day of spring, Biltmore...

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Biltmore Thrives as a National Brand

Asheville, NC

Biltmore’s founder, George Washington Vanderbilt, foresaw great things when he arrived in the mountains of western North Carolina in 1888. Doubtless, he imagined a beautiful future while...

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