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One of the most common questions we have had is where to visit on the Blue Ridge Parkway and how to get there. We will share some of the highlights closest to The Lion and the Rose. You can choose to take just a short drive to a few overlooks or you can use maps and …
Looking for fun and unique ways to celebrate the holiday season? We’ve collected some of the best holiday activities from sparkling light displays to festive Christmas events unique to Asheville, North Carolina. Biltmore Candlelight Christmas Evenings (Nov 3 – Jan 5) – Create an evening to remember with warm candlelight, firelight, live music from choirs and musicians, …
Vanderbilt House Party at Biltmore – Starting February 8, 2019, you could be one of the first visitors to experience Biltmore as if you had been a guest of the Vanderbilts at the turn of the 19th century. A new audio-guided tour offers narration based on those who lived and worked in Biltmore. Clothing vignettes …
As some of you already know, Steve and I love the outdoors. Although we were born in different parts of the U.S., we both grew up with a fishing pole in our hands. Let’s reminisce back to those fun childhood fishing days of Karen and Steve for just a minute….. Ah, those were good times! We may …
Let me start by saying that we were unsure if we would enjoy Biltmore’s newest exhibit, A Vanderbilt House Party, but we were pleasantly surprised. The audio was immersive and entertaining and the replications of the clothing were exquisitely done with much detail. The event had a Downtown Abbey feel and was a new way to …
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