The 7 Most Beautiful Castles in the United States

1) Thornewood Castle, Washington

Though built in the early 20th century, Thornewood Castle – on the edges of American Lake in Lakewood, Washington is one of the most beautiful castles in the world

2) Boldt Castle, New York

This Rhineland-inspired castle is on a tiny isle in the Thousand Islands region in Upstate New York, which was a playground for the rich and famous in its day.

3) Biltmore Estate, North Carolina

Architect Richard Morris Hunt designed the 250-room French Renaissance château, while acclaimed landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted envisioned the grounds surrounding the castle, including the 15-acre Azalea Garden.

4)The Breakers, Rhode Island

The Breakers is a Gilded Age mansion located at 44 Ochre Point Avenue, Newport, Rhode Island, US. It was built between 1893 and 1895 as a summer residence for Cornelius Vanderbilt II, a member of the wealthy Vanderbilt family.

Hearst Castle, known formally as La Cuesta Encantada, is a historic estate in San Simeon, located on the Central Coast of California. Conceived by William Randolph Hearst, the publishing tycoon, and his architect Julia Morgan, the castle was built between 1919 and 1947

5) Hearst Castle, California

The Bishop's Palace, also known as Gresham's Castle, is an ornate 19,082 square feet Victorian-style house, located on Broadway and 14th Street in the East End Historic District of Galveston, Texas.

6) 1892 Bishop’s Palace, Texas

7) Bannerman Castle, New York

"Castello di Amorosa in Italian is “The Castle of Love. This architectural masterpiece is an authentically built, 13th century Tuscan castle winery with high walls, five defensive towers, and 30 acres of estate vineyards. It was built over a 14-year period by Dario Sattui, a fourth-generation winemaker.