Spring at Biltmore means a majestic showing of Tulips and the annual Easter Egg Hunt as well as warmer weather for the home and garden tours.
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Biltmore House is America’s largest home. The home of Georgia and Edith Vandebuilt stands as a reminder of the Guilded Age. Filled with original furnishings and still family owned, the Biltmore is located in foothills of the Blue Ridge mountains in Ashville, N.C.
The size of four football fields with 35 bedrooms and 43 bathrooms it is no wonder the warm and welcoming home has captured the imagination of millions.
Biltmore estate encompasses more than 8,000 acres which is why you will want to stay on-site at one of their gorgeous four star hotels.
Spring Events at Biltmore House
Downton Abbey: The Exhibition – Now through April 7, 2020
Downton Abbey: The Exhibition continues its run at Biltmore, through April 7, 2020. This immersive exhibition features set recreations, costumes and exclusive multimedia elements, providing guests with a chance to step inside the world of the global television phenomenon and feature film. The exhibition transports guests on an incredible journey through the grand home of Downton Abbey, providing an inside look into the world of the Crawleys and those who served them.
Biltmore Blooms – April 1 through May 21, 2020
Biltmore’s gardens, designed by renowned landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted, come to life with immense floral displays featuring thousands and thousands of tulips across the estate. Biltmore’s restaurants will include special menu items, with the Winery offering specialty tours.
Easter Egg Hunt – April 12, 2020
The Easter Rabbit makes his annual appearance on Biltmore’s Front Lawn on Easter Sunday. Highlighting the day are the grand Easter Egg Hunts. Children 9 and younger may attend the hunt for free when accompanied by an estate pass holder or a ticketed adult.
Biltmore Gardens Railway – May 22 through Sept. 27, 2020
Biltmore Gardens Railway returns to the estate for the summer. This enchanting botanical model train display features small-scale replicas of the estate’s structures, including Biltmore House, the Lodge Gate, and even a small version of the Conservatory itself. Individually handcrafted, the structures are created from natural elements such as leaves, bark and twigs, much of which has been collected from estate grounds. With 800 feet of rails and trains traversing six separate lines at different eye levels, this is a one-of-a-kind, fun-for-all-ages garden experience.
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