CHRISTMAS AT BILTMORE HOUSE
Asheville, North Carolina
December 5 - 8, 2017
Day 1 - We depart early morning for our trip to Asheville, North Carolina. Upon arrival at hotel, we will have time to freshen up before dinner. Your included dinner will be at the Grove Park Inn. Enjoy a relaxed evening and get a good night's rest.
Day 2 - Enjoy breakfast at the hotel before departing for the Asheville Visitors Center to meet your guide. We will take a historical tour of Asheville which includes a visit to the Folk Art Center. After our tour, we will stop at the Grove Arcade, which features the region's fabulous foods, delicious dining, and local crafts. We will then visit Biltmore Village which was built in the 1890's as a classic planned community at the entrance to George Vanderbilt's Biltmore Estate. Visit its retailers and find restaurants. This evening's dinner will be at the Deerpark Restaurant on the grounds of the Biltmore Estate and will consist of a bountiful buffet of Southern style entrees and Appalachian specialties. The highlight of your visit to Ashville will be the Candlelight Christmas Evening Tour of Biltmore House, which is completely illuminated with candles and soft lights as it did when George Vanderbilt officially opened the home on Christmas Eve 1895.
Day 3 - Following breakfast, we will depart for the Biltmore Estate where your pass allows you access to the Mansion, Winery, Antler Hill Village, and the grounds. Lunch is on your own in the area. This evening you will enjoy a Southern style barbecue, followed by an evening of entertainment at the Blue Ridge Mountain Opry.
Day 4 - After breakfast, we will depart for our journey home. What a great way to get in the Christmas spirit!
Price per person based on double occupancy $ 657.00
4 day/3 night package includes:
- Biltmore House Candlelight Tour
- Guided tour of Asheville
- Visit to Biltmore Village
- Admission to Blue Ridge Mountain Opry
- Visit to Grove Arcade and Folk Art Center
- Visit to Biltmore Estate, Winery, and Antler Hill Village
- 3 nights lodging
- 3 breakfasts
- 3 dinners
- Round Trip Transportation Aboard A Deluxe Motorcoach
- Luggage Handling, Taxes And Gratuities On Included Activities
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