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Entertainment & Activities

The Biltmore Estate


Experience America’s Largest Home®, as magnificent today as it was more than a century ago. Your self-guided house visit spans three floors and the basement of the luxurious family home of George and Edith Vanderbilt. Explore the stories of the Vanderbilt family, their guests, and employees through displays of vintage clothing, accessories, art, furniture, and more.

Stroll acres of formal and informal gardens designed by America’s foremost landscape architect, Frederick Law Olmsted. From the beauty of the Italian Garden to the majesty of America’s first managed forest, Biltmore’s breathtaking landscapes and gardens serve as a living tribute to Olmsted’s genius.

Your daytime admission to Biltmore includes a complimentary wine tasting—an introduction to Biltmore’s distinctive portfolio of multi-award-winning reds, whites, and rosés. Their knowledgeable wine hosts are on hand to guide your selections from among more than 20 handcrafted vintages.

A casual and relaxing way to extend your Biltmore experience, Antler Hill Village® connects the estate’s past and present with dining, shopping, exhibits, the Farmyard, and more. Access to Antler Hill Village is included in your Biltmore daytime admission.

Package your ticket purchase to Biltmore with Asheville Photo Tours and get up to 11% discount on total package pricing! Check it out through our online travel partners, Tripster:

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The Flying Bike – Electric Bike Tours

At The Flying Bike, owner Torin Kexel and his staff show visitors and locals alike what makes our hometown of Asheville so special through a downtown guided tour on their high-tech fleet of electric bikes. Their mission is to create joyful experiences and meaningful connections that inspire through conversation, exploration, and personal challenge.

Torin and team love the Asheville community and strive to be recognized as a leader in environmentally and socially responsible tourism, providing memorable, well-crafted tours and exceptional customer care, while having a positive impact on our planet and community.

Chris has toured with Torin and other guests for a memorable excursion through some of the most picturesque and historic areas of downtown Asheville. We recommend these tours to anyone who is fit enough for a bike tour up and down a few hills, and wants to get a personalized guided tour around town.

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