A Mountain Spring in North Carolina

Welcome the colors of spring at the Biltmore Estate’s annual Festival of Flowers. Spring awakens the heady scents and glorious sights as blooms burst forth from a variety of flowers, and 1000 native & hybrid azaleas add pastel colors to the garden’s palette. Marvel at George Vanderbilt’s extraordinary estate which comprises 8,000 acres fashioned by landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted. Tour the castle-like mansion, America’s largest home, with 4 acres of floor space containing 65 fireplaces, 43 bathrooms, 34 bedrooms and 3 kitchens! Enjoy a  4-night night stay of Vanderbilt hospitality at the Biltmore Estate’s new Village Hotel located on the beautiful grounds of the Biltmore Estate near Asheville NC.  Stroll the colorful gardens, tour Biltmore Winery, and shop at Antler Hill Village. 

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  • The Biltmore Estate

  • Stay at Biltmore Estate's Village Hotel

  • Blue Ridge Mountain scenery

  • Asheville City Tour

  • Lake Lure Cruise

  • Legendary Chimney Rock Overlook

  • Great Smoky Mountain Railroad

  • Kentucky Horse Park & Parade of Breeds

  • Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Springtime North Carolina Mountains

Springtime North Carolina Mountains

Day 1

Lunch in Indianapolis, IN. Dinner at Holly Hill Inn ca 1845, Midway, KY. Arrive at the Hilton Garden Inn, Georgetown, KY for one night.

Day 2

Breakfast at hotel. Tour Kentucky Horse Park, Lexington. Horsedrawn wagon tour, Hall of Champions and watch the Parade of Breeds. Dinner at Stoneridge. Enjoy gracious hospitality at the Village Hotel on Biltmore Estate during a relaxing 4 night stay. Nestled in the beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains of Asheville, North Carolina your charming guestroom will be an easy stroll from outdoor activities, the Winery at Biltmore, shopping at Antler Hill Village at Biltmore, and distinctive restaurants.

Bedroom in the Biltmore Estate

Bedroom in the Biltmore Estate

Day 3

Breakfast at hotel. Visit the Biltmore Estate. This extraordinary estate comprises 8,000 acres fashioned by landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted. Blooms burst forth during the Festival of Flowers - including thousands of daffodils, tulips, flowering tress & shrubs and 1,000 native & hybrid azaleas. Tour the amazing mansion built by George Vanderbilt. The Biltmore estate is America’s largest home with 65 fireplaces, 43 bathrooms, 34 bedrooms & 3 kitchens. Leisure time at the hotel and Antler Hill Village. Dinner at Season’s at Highland Lake Inn.

Day 4

Breakfast at hotel. Free morning to explore the Biltmore Estate & its attractions. Enjoy stunning mountainous scenery as you take a cruise on Lake Lure. Visit legendary, picturesque Chimney Rock Park for breath-taking panoramic views. Dinner at Pack’s Tavern.

Library at the Biltmore Estate

Library at the Biltmore Estate

Day 5

Breakfast at hotel. All aboard the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad train for a scenic ride through the mountains of western North Carolina. Enjoy box lunch at scenic Nantahala River Gorge. Free evening to relax at the hotel, explore the Biltmore grounds, visit the Biltmore winery or dine at one of Antler Hill Village’s distinctive restaurants.

Day 6

Breakfast at hotel. Scenic mountainous travel. Visit Kentucky Artisan Center of Berea, featuring made-in-Kentucky arts, crafts, and cuisine. Arrive at Drury Inn, near Cincinnati, OH. Dinner at the popular Montgomery Inn Restaurant in Cincinnati.

Day 7

Breakfast at hotel. Visit Indianapolis Motor Speedway & Museum. Lunch in Indianapolis, IN.

The Biltmore Estate

The Biltmore Estate




  • Free Home Pickup & Return

  • Deluxe Motorcoach Transportation

  • 6 Nights Hotel Accommodations

  • 14 Meals: 6 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches & 5 Dinners

  • All Attractions, Entertainment, and Admissions

  • Luggage Handling Throughout Tour

  • All Tips & Taxes Included

  • Premier Local Guides

  • American Classic Tour Director

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Insurance Rate Single Occupancy: $223.06

$850.00 deposit per person with reservation. Final payment due 1/25/20. Refund Policy: Cancellations prior to or on 1/25/20 receive a full refund less a $50 cancel fee. Cancellations after 1/25/20 with insurance purchased, refunds will be processed through Travel Guard Insurance. Cancellations after 1/25/20 without insurance purchased, there is no refund.



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