Tuesday, May 10, 2016

The Biltmore Estate

The Biltmore Estate - Asheville, NC

          So yes, it's been a couple of months since my husband and I visited the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, NC and yes, I should have shared this post MONTHS ago, but...........life happens. #BetterLateThanNever

          It's one of those places that's part relaxing vacation in a breathtaking locale and part educational experience all wrapped into one!

          Biltmore Estate is a large (8,000 acre) private estate and tourist attraction in Asheville, NC. Biltmore House, the main house on the estate, is a Chateauesque-styled mansion built by George Washington Vanderbilt II between 1889 and 1895 and is the largest privately owned house in the United States.

         If you've never been - go! We visited during Christmas time and it was simply magical! We stayed on the Biltmore property and dined at many of the great restaurants that are there as well. We even visited the main house twice in one day! The first time was during the guided tour and later that evening we visited the house when all the beautiful Christmas lights were on and 50+ fireplaces were burning. It was certainly a sight to see and an experience to remember :-) #ChristmasAtBiltmore

Here's a look at some of my pics from our visit :-)

I just love the barn doors leading into the bathroom in the guest rooms!

Wine Tasting!

Enjoyed the All-You-Can Eat Holiday buffet at Deer Park Restaurant

Christmas at Biltmore is truly a magical experience!

-Dr. April