Showing posts from March 20, 2016

A Beautiful Spring Day at Biltmore House and Gardens and Conservatory

In an earlier post, I mentioned that we, along with some family and friends, took a day trip together last Friday. We drove from our home town of Aiken, South Carolina to Asheville, North Carolina to visit the spectacular Biltmore House and Gardens. This was our first visit to the Biltmore in the spring season. Our last visit was in late winter of last year (2015). During that visit Biltmore was hosting a wonderful exhibit of costumes from the Downton Abbey series. If you missed that post, you can read about it here!  The Biltmore house which, in my opinion, is very much like a castle. It was the perfect setting for the Dressing Downton exhibition. I adore the Downton Abbey series and this exhibition was absolutely dreamy for me! In this most recent visit, there were still emerging tulip bulbs popping up everywhere in the gardens and the daffodils were in full bloom.  For us, the experience was well worth the few hours it took to drive to get there. We arrived at our destin