Friday, March 7, 2014

Spring at the Biltmore Estate

Biltmore House near 1898 Waverly Inn Bed & Breakfast 800-537-8195, near Biltmore Estate, Historic Downtown Hendersonville in the mountains of NC near Historic Flat Rock, Asheville, Brevard, Chimney Rock & Lake Lure.

Spring at the Biltmore Estate

The Biltmore Estate is beautiful at any time of the year, but Spring is spectacular! Stroll 2.5 miles of paths in manicured gardens with early flowering shrubs and trees, forsythia, spirea, magnolia, and flowering cherries. The famous Tulip gardens peak in April. The spring bulbs, dogwoods, and redbuds are followed by poppies, snapdragons, and pansies. The azaleas peak around the first week of May. Stroll through acres of formal and informal gardens, the Walled Garden and the Winery beds. Explore the Biltmore Estate grounds and hike lush green forests and the open meadows of Deer Park.

Visit the Biltmore House. Take as much time as you would like exploring three floors of vintage clothing, accessories, art and furniture on a self-paced, self-guided tour. See original art by Pierre-Auguste Renoir and John Singer Sargent the way it was lived with by George and Edith Vanderbilt. The basement includes an exhibit on the history and innovative construction methods of the Biltmore House.

There are so many adventures on the 8,000-acre Biltmore Estate Grounds!  Stroll through acres of formal and informal gardens, the Walled Garden and the Winery beds. Enjoy 22 miles of hiking trails, along the French Broad River, through lush forests, or the open meadows of Deer Park.  View Biltmore’s wonderful scenery on a wagon ride* drawn by Belgian draft horses. Explore miles of bike trails, a paved trail along the French Broad River and more challenging woodland trails. Bike rentals* are available or bring your own bike.  Segway Tours, Guided Raft Trips and Kayak rentals are also available!*

The Estate also offers a variety of other Classes, Lessons and Clinics.* Take an off-road driving lesson, then take off in a Land Rover to explore. (There’s also a Land Rover Kids Adventure Course where your kids  drive through natural obstacles and gentle terrain in an electric mini Land Rover.) Expert instructors teach Clay Shooting. A high-quality Caesar Guerini or Fabarm shotgun is provided. Biltmore is an Orvis Endorsed Fly-Fishing School with Fly-Fishing Lesson for all skill levels or a guided fly-fishing float trip on the French Broad River for smallmouth bass. There is also Kids’ Fishing!

*Some activities are included with estate admission.
Others are at an additional price.
Some activities require reservations.

Spring at the Biltmore Estate Package

Rates include:
  • Two nights at 1898 Waverly Inn
  • Two Adult Tickets to The Biltmore House and Estate Grounds
  • Fresh Farm-to-Table Breakfast both mornings
  • Complimentary, snacks,  beverages and baked goods
  • Evening social hour and tasting both evenings
  • And lots of fun.
March 20 - May 22, 2014 Double Occupancy ~ Only $389 + tax
May 23 - August 28, 2014 Double Occupancy ~ Only $439 + tax     
With Double Occupancy Room - Your choice of room with one queen or one king bed.

Reservations must be made by phone. Please call 800-537-8195 or 828-693-9193 to reserve your room.

Upgrade your package! Stay in the Holly or Laurel for just $20 more per night.
Stay in the Mountain Magnolia Suite for only $60 more per night.

More Specials & Packages 

At the 1898 Waverly Inn, we have a variety of enchanting Asheville bed and breakfast packages ready for you. Enjoy a Blue Ridge Mountain stay with us at very special rates.

We have different Specials & Packages for every season.

We hope we've given you yet another reason to visit the 1898 Waverly Inn in Hendersonville, NC very soon!

John, Diane, Darla & Debbie
1898 Waverly Inn
Bed and Breakfast Hendersonville NC
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