March 14, 2014

Asheville's Biltmore Estate Gardens

Photograph by Lonnie Webster

Beginning in early April, Asheville, North Carolina, is carpeted in color as gardens bloom at the 8,000-acre Biltmore Estate (pictured here), the North Carolina Arboretum, and the Botanical Gardens at Asheville. Among our editors' picks for the Best Spring Trips of 2014, Asheville is also home to events like the quirky Moogfest in April and the Mountain Sports Festival in May.

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