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Located in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of Asheville, North Carolina, Biltmore is the perfect weekend escape. Make the most of your visit with our helpful planning tips.

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Estate Hours

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Directions to Biltmore

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FAQs

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Stroll Biltmore’s formal gardens and the Conservatory.

Shop, dine, and relax in charming Antler Hill Village.

Enjoy a complimentary wine tasting at Biltmore Winery.

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Visitor Information FAQs

  • Do your lodging accommodations include transportation around the estate?

    At this time, transportation is not included with lodging accommodations. We suggest that guests traveling without a car make reservations in advance for a rental vehicle.

  • How do I get around the estate if I don’t have a car?

    Because we do not offer estate-wide transportation, you will need to continue to utilize external transportation (such as personal vehicles, rental vehicles) throughout your visit.

    Note: wheeled luggage is NOT permitted in the Biltmore House & Gardens area. Please review our bag policy.

  • Do you offer transportation between Asheville Regional Airport (AVL) and Biltmore?

    At this time, we do not provide transportation from the airport to the estate. Because Biltmore is best explored by car, we recommend reserving a rental vehicle in advance of your visit from any of the providers at the airport.

  • Do you offer transportation to Biltmore House?

    At this time, we do not offer this service.

    We offer complimentary shuttle service to Biltmore House from parking lots C, D, and E only when lots A and B (walking distance lots) are full.

    Complimentary shuttle service from Biltmore House to the Conservatory in the Walled Garden is available April through October.

    Face coverings are required for employees and guests on all estate shuttles. Animals (with the exception of service animals) are not allowed on shuttles.

  • What address do I use for arrival to Biltmore Estate using GPS?

    The address for the entrance to Biltmore Estate is 1 Lodge St, Asheville, NC 28803.

    If you don’t use this address with your GPS, your GPS could take you to an incorrect entrance.

  • Is there parking near Biltmore House?

    Yes. Please use Lots A and B to enjoy an 8- to 10-minute walk to the house and gardens. To see all estate parking lot locations, view our Estate Map.

  • Will estate-wide shuttle transportation be available?

    At this time, we do not offer estate-wide transportation.

    We offer complimentary shuttle service to Biltmore House from parking lots C, D, and E only when lots A and B (walking distance lots) are full.

    Complimentary shuttle service from Biltmore House to the Conservatory in the Walled Garden is available April through October.

    Per current CDC guidance and the latest Buncombe County mandate, the use of face coverings indoors and while on estate shuttles is required for all Biltmore employees and guests at least 5 years of age, regardless of vaccination status. We greatly appreciate your kindness and understanding as we follow safety requirements.

    Animals (with the exception of service animals) are not allowed on shuttles.

  • Can you provide local driving directions?

    Local Driving Directions

    Below are recommended routes to Biltmore. Please visit NC Department of Transportation website for real-time information on road conditions or construction delays.

    Address for GPS directions: 1 Lodge St, Asheville, NC 28803

    From Interstate 40 East
    Take I-40 east to Asheville. Take exit 50 (US Highway 25), then turn left at the traffic light after exiting. Stay in the left lane and follow signs to the Biltmore entrance.

    From Interstate 40 West
    Take I-40 west to Asheville and take exit 50B (US Highway 25 North). After exiting, stay in the left lane and follow signs to the Biltmore entrance.

    From Interstate 26/US Highway 19/23 East
    Take I-26 east to Asheville. In Asheville, take I-240 east to I-40 west. Follow I-40 west to exit 50B (US Highway 25 North). After exiting, stay in the left lane and follow signs to the Biltmore entrance.

    From Interstate 26 West
    Follow I-26 west toward Asheville to exit 31A (Hickory/Knoxville exit). Take I-40 east to exit 50 (US Highway 25), then turn left at the traffic light after exiting. Stay in the left lane and follow signs to the Biltmore entrance.

    From the Blue Ridge Parkway
    Take the US Highway 25 North exit; Biltmore is approximately 4 miles from the parkway.

  • What if I arrive by Taxi, Uber, Lyft?

    If you plan to arrive by an external transportation service such as taxi, Uber, or Lyft, you may request they take you to any estate location.

    Because we do not offer estate-wide transportation, you will need to continue to utilize the external transportation throughout your visit.

    Note: wheeled luggage is NOT permitted in the Biltmore House & Gardens area. Please review our bag policy.

  • Where is the nearest airport?

    Asheville Regional Airport is the nearest airport to Biltmore.