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Biltmore Estate

1 Lodge Street, Asheville, NC 28803
828-225-1333
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Ranked #2 of 84 attractions in Asheville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites
Activities: Group tours/walking tour, Wine tasting, Dining, Driving
Traveler Description: This is not a typical historic house tour.  First time visitors to Biltmore almost always underestimate the amount of time it takes to tour the... more »
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Las Vegas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

I loved seeing this piece of history. However, we failed to consider this home was built pre-air conditioning and we were visiting on a hot July afternoon. There was a nice breeze when we were in front of windows and they do a decent job of trying to circulate air, but you'll still leave sweaty. You'll still get plenty out... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

We took our four children (ages 11-15) to visit at the end of July, and it was the highlight of our family vacation. We purchased tickets in advance online, so the entrance fee was quite reasonable ($44 each), and we were delighted to discover that children 16 and under are FREE all summer! We arrived after 9 a.m., and parking... More

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Cruso, North Carolina, United States
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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

We're locals and annual pass holders. We visit the gardens every couple of months as the blooming flowers change often. Also there are a lot of other attractions. We visit on Fridays a lot so we can enjoy the music on the lawn every Friday evening, spring through fall. The winery is okay, but I wouldn't call it world-class. Of... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

We enjoyed spending the day at the Biltmore. The Vanderbilts knew how to live for sure. The wine tasting is not to be missed. The salsas are simply divine. We enjoyed their spectacular gardens and views. Will be going back in December for the festivities and to bike the trails. Can't wait!

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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

Don't miss this spectacular home... Did you know the Vanderbilt family still own this amazing property??!! Great Winery on the property as well

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Columbia, South Carolina
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

My boyfriend and I visited the Biltmore 4th of July weekend while we were in town for a wedding. The house is beautiful and the grounds even more so but it was so packed we gave up on seeing the whole house. It seems they do not limit admissions which resulted in us having to shuffle in a line through... More

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West Bend, Wisconsin
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

Great history. What an accomplishment to get built. Beautiful place. Vast Liked the history and the food was good

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Chesapeake
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66 reviews 66 reviews
21 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

Our 2nd trip here and want to go back again. An estate of elegance, architecture, pure genius, awe inspiring and beyond comprehension of reality. Well worth the price of admittance. Make sure to explore all of the estate. As observed not a place for small children. TIP: rent the audio tour $10.00. You can rent one between 2 people and... More

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Angier, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

If you love history, architecture, and are intrigued by industry this is well worth the money. I recommend purchasing the headsets!

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College Station, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

This estate is definitely worth the visit. The house is absolutely magnificent and it is unbelievable that it was built so long ago. We rented the audio tour which was nice because you could go at your own pace. It was rather lengthy and I was tired of it by the end (there are about 40 talking points on the... More

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