Haywood County is also a short 35-minute drive from the famous Biltmore Estate, one of the oldest and largest estates in the United States. The Biltmore estate is still owned by the original owners but is now open to the public because of its value as a tourist attraction. You can visit the many rooms in the manor to see the history that has collected throughout the years and even talk to the residents that live there. You can also visit the Biltmore village which lies across the estate, the village offers activities like horseback riding, hiking, and swimming. The estate also has a 75-acre garden which should not be missed. It is the perfect place for a romantic evening.