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BILTMORE-best time to visit?

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BILTMORE-best time to visit?

when would you say is the best time to visit the biltmore during the months of nov-jan. before or after thanksgiving, before or after christmas? considering the weather, being busier, prettier, more or less to do, etc. anybody have any input or is anytime a good time?

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1. Re: BILTMORE-best time to visit?

Maybe this link will assist you in making your decision. Just about anytime during the holiday season is wonderful. Hope this helps!

www.biltmore.com/visit/calendar/christmas.asp

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2. Re: BILTMORE-best time to visit?

Hmmm....tough question as it's a bit subjective and dependent upon personal preference.

If you want to avoid crowds, then visit during the week - avoid the weekends.

If you want to be able to walk around outside - winery, downtown Asheville, etc - then go earlier in November before it gets too cold. If you are lucky, the days will be cool and crisp with colder nights -- perfect for a fire.

Keep in mind that Christmas decorations start early there - so if you can be in the holiday mood in November, then you can see the Christmas decorations before it really gets crowded after Thanksgiving.

So in summary -- if you want to be able to be outside - want to avoid the crowds - but want to see Biltmore decorated for Christmas -- then go in BEFORE Thanksgiving and visit during the week. Enjoy!

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New Years Day is my favorite day to visit..all the Holiday decorations are still in place but there are no crowds. Any Saturday between Thanksgiving and Christmas will involve big crowds and long waits to move through the house.

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4. Re: BILTMORE-best time to visit?

We went in April of this year and it was beautiful with all the flowers in bloom.I think anytime of the year is great to visit the Biltmore.I think if you go after Thanksgiving and before Christmas it want be as busy.Have a great time and be sure to check out the McDonalds it was featured on The Travel Channel many times and its across from the Biltmore.

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