Biltmore Estate. The estate, gardens, and winery are open year-round. During November and December, the mansion is decked out for the holidays with thousands of twinkling lights and a 35-foot Christmas tree. You can select the day tour from now until January 1, 2012 to tour the mansion and gardens and visit the winery. To see the mansion lit up in all its glory in the evening, choose the Candlelight Christmas Evening package that also includes access to the gardens and winery. The evening package is by reservation only. For accommodations, why not book a room at the 4-star Inn on Biltmore Estate. Enjoy luxurious suites, magnificent views, fine dining, and easy access to the estate. Happy holidays!