Biltmore Christmas Story

  • 3 Days
  • 4 meals
  • Holiday & Special Events
  • Holiday
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Program Overview

Experience the winter wonderland of Biltmore, where the holiday season is celebrated for two months with sparkling decorations, candlelight evenings and so much more. The aroma of evergreens fills the senses on an exploration of Biltmore’s festive display of more than 50 Christmas trees, bedecked in dazzling ornaments. Taste perfect pairings of red wine and single-origin chocolate at Biltmore Winery and gather for a southern-style Christmas feast at Deerpark Restaurant. Make a wish under the canopy of Christmas lights during an evening stroll through Antler Hill Village. Go over to the Asheville Outlets to check off all the Christmas lists at the popular retail stores. Continue the heartwarming seasonal spirit all the way to the end of the tour with an evening of bluegrass music, dancing and barbeque.

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Daily Itinerary

Day 1

Travel to Asheville

Christmas Cheer

Travel to the spirited city of Asheville to meet the Tour Director who provides ongoing guidance for the duration of the trip. Check in to accommodations and then spend the day at Antler Hill Village on Biltmore Estate, which is decorated lavishly in celebration of the season. Join in the Christmas cheer with Red Wine & Chocolate Tasting at Biltmore Winery, pairing single-origin cacao with the perfect wine selection. Savor the rustic charm and variety of southern cuisines over dinner at Deerpark Restaurant. Watch as Biltmore transforms into a constellation of lights in the evening, shimmering on every building and evergreen tree like falling stars.

  • Red Wine & Chocolate Tasting at the Biltmore Winery
  • Welcome dinner at Deerpark Restaurant
  • Dazzling Christmas lights in Biltmore
  • Dinner

Day 2


Holiday Spirit

Start the day on a guided tour of Asheville to explore the town’s historic sites, popular landmarks and vibrant arts scene. Choose any place for lunch during free time this afternoon. Perhaps find a special keepsake or do a little Christmas shopping while at the Asheville Outlets, a destination for many popular retail stores. Experience authentic American bluegrass at a Blue Ridge Mountain Opry Dinner Show while dining on delicious southern barbeque.

  • Go on a guided tour of Asheville
  • Gift shop at the Asheville Outlets
  • Attend a Blue Ridge Mountain Opry Dinner Show
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Day 3

Asheville to Home

Festive Journey

Between breakfast and farewells, celebrate the season with free time to explore any areas of Asheville that deserve an extra look or do some last minute shopping.

  • Breakfast

Services Included


Quality, safe hotels with twin occupancy corresponding to the destination.


Daily breakfast with a mix of lunches and dinners, as stated in the itinerary.

Ground Transportation

All transportation is provided for activities included in the trip itinerary.

Curated Experiences

Curated experiences developed by travel experts.

Tours and Activities

Scheduled activities, experiences and guided tours are all included as listed in the itinerary.

Audio Headsets

Audio headsets for flexible sightseeing.

Full-Time Tour Directors

Full-time Tour Directors are on site for the duration of the trip.


Tips for bus drivers, guides, Tour Directors and meals.

24/7 Support

Dedicated 24/7 staff availability, supporting travelers every step of the way.

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Not Included

Porterage services, housekeeping, airport transfers on the first and last day of the trip if not traveling with a group (unless previously arranged).

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