Sunday, July 13, 2014
Biltmore Estate Gardens
If you are ever in Asheville, North Carolina, the Biltmore Estate Gardens are something you definitely want to visit! The estate sits on 8,000 acres of beautifully manicured grounds, and includes a four-acre walled garden, and Italian garden with statues and a pool, a spring garden, an azalea garden, a bass pond, and woodland trails.
The chateau is quite a masterpiece. This former residence of George Vanderbilt was completed in 1895 and has 250 rooms! Visitors will see vintage clothing, furniture, and beautiful artwork.
The estate is open from the end of March to the beginning of November. Hours are from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM daily. Admission for adults is $44.00. Kids are free with adult admission. The price of admission includes a self guided tour through the mansion and the grounds.