Asheville’s Eclectic and Sophisticated Pleasures – Asheville, North Carolina
Retreat to the culinary cool and artistic charm of Asheville, North Carolina, for five days & four nights at the Hilton Asheville Biltmore Park with air for two, including admission to the Biltmore House and Gardens, red wine and chocolate tasting, and a $150 Biltmore Gift Certificate for dinner at The Dining Room Restaurant
Asheville, North Carolina is a city that begs to be explored, and the Hilton Asheville Biltmore Park puts you in wandering distance from it all. Named Beer City USA, Asheville boasts great breweries to explore, a culinary community known as Foodtopia, as well as majestic scenery, trails and parks, culture, art galleries, shopping and dining. Home of a true American treasure, the historic Biltmore Estate and Winery has a fascinating history as America’s largest private home.
Set in the heart of Biltmore Park Town Square, a vibrant, modern town center featuring a variety of entertainment options, shops and restaurants, seek respite at the Hilton Asheville Biltmore Park hotel. The Hilton welcomes you to enjoy a relaxing stay, while putting you near the spectacular 8,000-acre historic Biltmore Estate. Savor innovative gourmet cuisine at the Roux restaurant and stay in shape at the fitness center and indoor pool. Pure bliss is easily achieved with a pampering massage or treatment at the Sensibilities Spa. Take a short drive to downtown Asheville for the city’s outdoor history museum, and streets brimming with independent shops, farm-fresh eateries, and a remarkably distinctive mountain vibe.
Completed in 1895, George Vanderbilt’s 250-room French château is a real life wonder, designed as a retreat reminiscent of the grand castles and estates of France and Britain. Enjoy a self-guided tour of the 250-room Biltmore House that unveils a fresh look at how people lived and worked in America’s largest home. You can also explore the acres of gorgeous gardens and grounds, designed by renowned landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted, during your visit. The house is still privately owned by Vanderbilt’s descendants and operates as a for-profit, self-sufficient enterprise, using no state or federal funding for its operations.
Prepare your palate for a delicious epicurean combination! You’ll get to enjoy a red wine and chocolate truffle tasting! A friendly host will guide you through your tasting, and you will learn about the red wine making process and why chocolate and red wine are considered a natural pairing. Decadent! Indulge in elegant dining at a restaurant that specializes in regional cuisine at The Dining Room, at the Inn on Biltmore Estate. Enjoy estate–raised beef and lamb, which are samples of a few succulent options, prepared with fresh-picked ingredients from the kitchen gardens. Pair your meal with one of the Biltmore’s wines. You’ll see first hand the little luxuries and attention to detail that have characterized Vanderbilt entertaining throughout the years.
Your getaway for two includes:
- Round trip Economy Class air
- 5 days/4 nights accommodations at the Hilton Asheville Biltmore Park
- Room-related taxes
- (1) Daytime admission to the Biltmore House & Gardens, Antler Hill Village and Winery per person
- Wine tasting and guided tour at the Winery
- Additional tasting of red wines paired with chocolate truffles
- $150 Gift Card for dinner at The Dining Room Restaurant
- Free concierge reservation service