How Do You Take a Virtual Tour of the Biltmore House?


Quick Answer

To take a virtual tour of the Biltmore Estate's house and gardens, go to the estate's official website, click on "Visit," then click on "Biltmore House & Gardens" to view a photo gallery of the home. Visitors can also find a video virtual tour of the Biltmore Estate on the Travel Channel website at TravelChannel.com.

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Use the following steps to take a virtual tour of the Biltmore House and its gardens:

  1. Go to the website
  2. Enter biltmore.com into a browser window to go to the main page for the Biltmore Estate.

  3. View the options
  4. Click on "Visit," then "Biltmore House & Gardens" to view the photo gallery options.

  5. Take the virtual tour
  6. Click on "Bilmore House" to be taken to a photo gallery of the home, including the inside. As of 2015, photos available include the breakfast room, tapestry gallery, grand staircase, winter garden and Edith Vanderbilt's bedroom. Viewers can also take a virtual tour of the gardens by clicking "Gardens & Grounds."

The Biltmore House is located in Ashville, North Carolina. The main house is 178,926 square feet, which makes it the largest privately owned home in the United States, as of 2015. It was built between 1889 and 1895 by George Washington Vanderbilt and is owned by his descendants.

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