Optional Group Activity
Saturday, October 27, 12:30-5:30 PM
Buffet lunch at the Biltmore’s Deerpark and
Self-guided audio tour of the Biltmore House
We start the afternoon with a buffet lunch at Deerpark. Located in a scenic area between Biltmore House and Antler Hill Village, Deerpark serves an expansive buffet in a historic setting. The lunch buffet features an array of Southern dishes, Appalachian specialties, and expertly prepared seasonal cuisine.
To visit Biltmore House, America’s largest privately owned home, is to cross the threshold into a world of beauty and hospitality that has remained virtually unchanged for more than a century. You will view priceless works of art and original furnishings as you walk through the restored areas of this 250-room château at your own pace. The self-guided audio tour takes 90 minutes to two hours. A digital MP3 player will lead you room-by-room, sharing stories of Biltmore’s former residents and employees plus highlights of the art and architecture of America’s largest home.® If you have time to spare, take a stroll through the beautiful Biltmore gardens.
Cost: $85.00 per person
Friday, October 26, 10:00 – 11:30 AM
Asheville Historic Trolley Tour
Enjoy the best tour in Asheville – Asheville’s original live, narrated trolley tour. Discover the beautiful homes of the Montford and Grove Park Historic Districts, the inspiring architecture in Downtown, Historic Biltmore Village built in the late 1800s by George Vanderbilt as a classic planned community, and the River Arts District located along the French Broad River.
Cost: Complimentary for spouses/guests with a meeting registration
Activities available at the resort
Among the activities and services available at the resort are golf, tennis and spa. You may contact the resort directly for golf, tennis or spa reservations.
Golf pro shop 866.650.4142
Tennis center 800.438.0050, ext. 1045
Spa coordinator 877.772.0745
What’s near The Grove Park Inn?
Downtown Asheville – 2 miles
The Orange Peel – 2 miles
Thomas Wolfe House – 2 miles
Biltmore Estate – 3 miles
Blue Ridge Parkway – 3 miles
Smith-McDowell House – 5 miles
North Carolina Arboretum – 12 miles
Chimney Rock State Park – 29 miles
Great Smoky Mountains National Park – 32 miles
Brevard Music Center – 37 miles
For more information, contact Terri Long, Director of Communications and Meetings, [email protected], 202.484.2200, ext. 11.