Carriage Rides at Biltmore

Treat yourself to a relaxing journey through the estate and breathtaking views of Biltmore’s scenery on an elegant carriage drawn by our Belgian draft horses.

30 Minute Carriage Rides

Travel through the estate for 30 minutes on an 8-passenger wagonette and enjoy unforgettable views.
Offered Monday-Thursday at 3:00 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m., and 5:00 p.m. and Friday-Sunday: 11:30 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m., 3:30 p.m. 4:30 p.m., and 5:00 p.m. Call to reserve.

Cost: $35 per person. One child 5 years and younger free per paying adult.


Private Carriage Rides

Enjoy the beauty of the estate on a private 90-minute ride in an elegant vis-a-vis carriage. Offered daily. Three-to-four-day advance reservations are required. Also available for weddings. Call us for details and reservations.

Cost: Starting at $350 for up to four guests


One Hour Carriage Rides

Relax on a 60 minute ride aboard a classic 6-passenger carriage. Enjoy Biltmore’s beautiful scenery just as Vanderbilt guests did over a century ago. Three-to-four-day advance reservations are required.
Offered Saturday and Sunday at 11:00 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m., and 4:00 p.m

Cost: $65 per person. One child 5 years and younger free per paying adult.


The Biltmore Carriage outside the Carriage Rides & Trails barn preparing for a ride

*Prices are in addition to estate admission and subject to change. Plus applicable tax.

Save $25 with a Next-Day Outdoor Activity or Tour*

No time for an outdoor activity or a Behind-the-Scenes tour of Biltmore House the day of your visit? No problem! If you make a reservation for a next-day outdoor activity or this tour the day of your visit, you can return to enjoy your activity or tour without paying a $25 next-day upgrade. Reserve at any Guest Services station or at the Outdoor Adventure Center.

Use our interactive map to locate Guest Services on the estate.

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*Does not apply to hiking or biking. Some restrictions may apply.

Biltmore Annual Pass - 10% Discount on Tours & Activities*

Behind-the-Scenes Guided Tours
Includes Upstairs – Downstairs Tour, Rooftop Tour, Legacy of the Land, Sustainability Tour, Guided House Tour, and Premium House Tour**

Specialty Wine Experiences
Includes Red Wine & Chocolate, Biltmore Bubbles, and Vine to Wine Tours***

Outdoor Activities
Includes Fly-Fishing School, Land Rover Experience Driving School, Sporting Clays School, Biking, Carriage Rides, Guided Horseback Trail Rides, Segway Tours, Outrider USA Adventure, Falconry, and River Float Trips*

Call the Passholder Priority Line at 800-413-9787 for reservations and more details.

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*Discounts apply to one Passholder and one accompanying guest. Advance reservations are required for guided tours, wine experiences, and outdoor activities as space is limited. Valid Annual Pass must be presented at the time of your tour. Biltmore reserves the right to cancel any tour or activity if certain requirements are not met or due to inclement weather. Discounts are not valid on Saturdays and Christmas Day through New Year's Day. Biltmore Annual Passes are nontransferable and nonrefundable.

**Audio Guide to Biltmore House not included in discount.

***Guests are required to be at least 21 years old to participate in wine experiences.

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