Biltmore & Asheville, NC /Holiday Bus Trip from MD

Biltmore & Asheville, NC /Holiday Bus Trip from MD

Share the magic of the holidays with your loved ones at America's largest home, the Biltmore, all decorated for the season with Christmas trees, wreaths, poinsettias and thousands of ornaments!

December 11-14, 2017     $759.00 pp double


Illuminated with candles and soft lights, the Biltmore House appears as it did Christmas Eve 1895, when it was officially opened by George Vanderbilt.  View the home by candlelight with music and entertainment and return in the daylight to tour the winery, village and massive grounds of the estate.  Tour Asheville and visit the Blue Ridge Parkway Craft Center and more.


Activity Level: High

Directions to Pickup Locations:

Day One

December 11



Depart Long Gate Park & Ride, Ellicott City

8:15 am

Depart Georgia Avenue Park & Ride, Silver Spring

8:30 am

Depart Leisure World Clubhouse II

6:00 pm

Approximate arrival at the Sleep Inn West Biltmore, Asheville, NC. Dinner tonight at one of Asheville's finest restaurants.


Day Two

December 12

8:00 am

Enjoy breakfast at your hotel, then depart for the Asheville Visitors Center to meet your guide for a historical tour of Asheville which will include a visit to the Folk Art Center. After the tour, stop at the Grove Arcade which features the region's fabulous foods, delicious dining, and local crafts. Afterwards, visit Biltmore Village which was built in the 1890's as a classic planned community at the entrance to George Vanderbilt's Biltmore Estate. Visit its retailers and fine restaurants. This evening's dinner will be at the Deerpart Restaurant on the grounds of the Biltmore Estate and will consist of a bountiful buffet of Southern-style entrees and Appalachian specialities. The highlight of your visit to Asheville will be the Candlelight Christmas Evening Tour of Biltmore House which is completely illluminated with candles and soft lights as it did when George Vanderbilt officially opened the home on Christmas Eve 1895.

B, D

Day Three

December 13


After breakfast, board the motorcoach and depart for the Biltmore Estate where your daytime pass allows you access to the Winery, the Antler Hill Village and the grounds. Lunch is on your own in the area. This evening you will enjoy a Southern-style barbeque, followed by an evening of entertainment.

B, D

Day Four

December 14

7:30 am

After breakfast, check out of hotel and depart for home with fond memories of your trip to Asheville, NC!

*Itinerary subject to change



Arrive Georgia Avenue

6:15 pm

Arrive Leisure World

7:00 pm

Arrive Long Gate

B=Breakfast, D=Dinner

December 11-14, 2017




 $759.00 per person double

 $899.00 per person single

 $729.00 per person triple


Final payment due October 27


Eyre Tour & Travel encourages the purchase of Travel Insured’s Group Deluxe Travel Protection Plan at $58.00 per person due at final payment.




Roundtrip Eyre motorcoach transportation

3 nights accommodations

3 breakfasts

3 dinners (one dinner at Deerpark Restaurant)

Day tour of the Biltmore Estate

Biltmore Winery and Antler Hill Village

Biltmore House Candlelight Evening Tour

Folk Art Center

Tour of Asheville

Luggage handling, taxes, and gratuities

Eyre Escort

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