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Oct 2, 2013 - Biltmore Estate, Asheville, NC

Day 51 - Biltmore Estate, Ahseville, NC 10/2/2013 We took off on our own this morning to see the estate. Uncle Ken had already done the house, so they went off to see the gardens and the rest of the grounds. Unlike Hearst Castle, they will not let you take any pictures in the house, so, I didn't get as many as I thought I would. We did enjoy the tour, it did wear us out. It was a lot of walking, but worth the walk. It was a bit pricey, but I guess you only live once. Uncle Ken and Joan went to the grocery store on the way home and picked...

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Sep 18, 2009 - Sisters Weekend at Biltmore

A few years ago, me and my three sisters started an annual tradition of taking a trip together each fall. Just a quick weekend getaway, but still the same it has become something we all look forward to now. Three years ago we (except Roberta) went to the Amish community in Lancaster, PA. Last year we all went to Gatlinburg during the Christmas Parade weekend. This year, we decided to tour the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, NC. What an experience. The Biltmore was built in the late 1800's by George Vanderbilt, heir to a fortune made by his...

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