Events & Activities

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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.

Discover why chocolate and red wine are a match made in heaven! Featuring locally produced artisan chocolates from French Broad Chocolate and Chocolate Gems, and an opportunity to taste and experience the tactile attribute of a raw cacao bean, this tasting provides information about wine production at Biltmore, the process of farming origin-specific cacao, and its effects upon the finished product.

Group lessons allow students to compare and contrast their skills with other riders. Groups explore new techniques and learn from each other in a friendly environment.

 

Call 828-225-1454 to reserve.

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

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.

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 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.

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.

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