10 Beautiful Historic Homes You Need to Visit in Your Lifetime

The Biltmore Estate, Ashville, North Carolina

Constructed in the late 19th century, this French Renaissance-inspired château boasts 250 rooms and stunning gardens designed by Frederick Law Olmsted.

Cedar Hill, Washington, D.C

Once the home of Frederick Douglass, this 21-room mansion offers insights into the life of the renowned abolitionist and writer through guided tours.

The Glass House, New Canaan, Connecticut

Designed by modernist architect Philip Johnson, this iconic structure offers panoramic views and a unique blend of indoor and outdoor space.

The Breakers, Newport, Rhode Island

A masterpiece of Italian palazzo-style architecture, this summer house features 70 rooms and exquisite craftsmanship throughout.

The Langston Hughes House, New York

Explore the home where the acclaimed poet penned some of his most famous works and participate in writing workshops within its historic walls.

Hearst Castle, San Simeon, California

Perched atop a hill overlooking the coast, this hilltop estate boasts 165 rooms filled with art and antiquities, along with meticulously crafted gardens and pools.

Villa Vizcaya, Miami, Florida

Step back in time at this Italian Renaissance-style mansion, adorned with European furnishings and surrounded by lush gardens on Biscayne Bay.

Fallingwater, Mill Run, Pennsylvania

Frank Lloyd Wright's masterpiece seamlessly integrates with its natural surroundings, earning it recognition as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Naumkeag, Berkshires, Massachusetts

Experience Gilded Age glamour at this shingle-style estate surrounded by meticulously landscaped gardens.

Nemours Estate, Wilmington, Delaware

Modeled after the Palace of Versailles, this French-inspired mansion features 77 rooms and stunning formal gardens.