The Splendor of Autumn at Biltmore

Mother Nature must have been in quarantine for the past few weeks, or she wouldn’t have waited until the middle of November to unveil her best colors at the Biltmore Estate in Asheville. What I found there yesterday was such an unexpected surprise so late in this Fall season. Frederick Law Olmstead never lived to see his landscaping masterpiece in full regalia, but I’m certain he is smiling down from on high today.

The Gate House is already decked out for the holidays…
The Approach Road is a glory to behold on the drive toward the chateau…
This stand of Bald Cypress was ablaze in orange…
All the evergreens and the giant Norway Spruce have just been installed, awaiting the lights…
The entrance gate to the Gardens…
The Public Gift Shop…
All Souls Episcopal Church in adjoining Biltmore Village

A drive up Sunset Mountain above The Grove Park Inn found more breathtaking scenery…

Notice the copper “Drain Chain” coming from the roof…

This short video will show you just how narrow the single lane roads on Sunset Mountain really are…

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