The Christmas season is truly the most magical time of year! If you’re looking for the best place to spend a winter getaway, consider heading to the Southeast portion of the country. Tucked away in the beautiful mountains of North Carolina is the city of Asheville, a charming destination that transforms into the most enchanting winter wonderland during the holiday season. The majestic Biltmore Estate, a favorite historic attraction of this area, offers a variety of festivities during this season that you won’t want to miss. Discover everything you need to know about how to have a wonderful Biltmore Estate Christmas and start planning your escape to North Carolina today!
3 Things to Do during Your Christmas at the Biltmore Estate
1. Admire the Lavish Decorations
During the Christmas season, the lovely Biltmore Estate is adorned with a myriad of colorful and festive decorations to celebrate this beloved holiday. Once you step into this colossal mansion, you’ll find yourself surrounded by more than 70 illuminated Christmas trees, countless twinkling lights, and numerous other adornments. Take your time strolling through the many rooms and hallways of the mansion to marvel at these merry and joyful garnishes.
2. Complete Your Christmas Shopping
You’ll discover numerous shops spread throughout the estate when you visit the Biltmore. Find the perfect gifts for all your loved ones here, like a Biltmore Estate Christmas ornament or a box of tasty sweets from the confectionary. Other items you can find at the shops in the Biltmore Estate include clothing, handmade arts and crafts, old-fashioned toys, books, home decor, and much more. Also, a bottle of Biltmore Estate Christmas wine makes a fantastic gift for just about anyone! Take a look at the full list of shops located throughout the Biltmore Estate to help you decide which one to visit first.
3. Treat Yourself to an Exquisite Meal
No trip is complete without some delectable dining! The Biltmore Estate offers numerous options for a mouthwatering meal while you’re here for a visit. During the Christmas season, these restaurants create special menus for the holidays that include seasonal meals and beverages as well as amazing deals. Don’t miss your opportunity to enjoy an unforgettable meal at the Biltmore; browse their list of places to eat to help you choose where you want to dine.
Christmas at the Biltmore is celebrated this year from November 4th, 2016 to January 8th, 2017. You can purchase your tickets online through their website, so get yours today!
Come Stay with Us at the Orchard Inn to Complete Your Winter Getaway to North Carolina!
Make the most of your holiday getaway to North Carolina by staying in the finest accommodations! The Orchard Inn Bed and Breakfast, located in the nearby town of Saluda, NC, offers luxurious lodging and outstanding amenities in a cozy and comfortable environment. We offer a fun and festive Dickens Dinner during the holiday season that includes tasty menu items and peaceful readings by the fire. With additional features like relaxing spa services and incredible dining, you are guaranteed to love staying with us in our haven in the mountains. Don’t hesitate another second; check our availability today to start planning your visit to the Western North Carolina mountains!
To learn about more things to do in North Carolina during the holiday season (in addition to Christmas at the Biltmore Estate), download our free Vacation Guide!
Photo by The Biltmore Company