I saw the site driving west from Wilmington, NC one day some time ago. I lacked the funds to take the tour of the inside so I just gazed at it for awhile from ahwile. Very impressive and hard to fathom how one family could live in such an ostentatious place. The Biltmore is the embodiment of the Guilded Age!over 4 years ago
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The building and grounds were lovely. They had their own “village”. Read that they had their own peasants. I wanna have peasants. And a winery. And a private deer park. Oh, oh and air conditioning, oh wait, I have that and they don’t….
Tips: go on a cool day, wear good shoes, do the behind the scenes tour and don’t, repeat don’t, force teenagers to go.over 5 years ago
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