The Biltmore Estate under an Autumn Fog

Cloaked in a thick morning fog, Biltmore tried to hide its Fall splendor, but Mother Nature had other plans.  The air was a cool 52 degrees, and the tourists had not yet located the main entrance. Once again, I had this American treasure almost entirely to myself. The genius of Frederick Law Olmsted was on display everywhere I turned. 

houseThese evergreens are temporary and will be wrapped in thousands of lights for Biltmore’s world famous Christmas celebration. Inside the House, the new Downton Abbey Exhibition is being installed for its debut next week.





The last of the Azaleas were still in bloom…azaleas

white pine

road 1


red and yellow


The French Broad River was very active after recent rains…river

In this short video, listen for the birds and the waterfall…



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