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is the pass good only for one day? i don't see how we could visit all 3 in one day! thanks
The President's Pass does not expire. It is good for multiple days or multiple vacations trips! It can be purchased at any of the 3 attractions in person or at monticello.org online.
I know you have a city market but what other farmers markets are in the area that would be open on Friday or Saturday?
Crozet Farmers Market at the Parking lot of Tabor Presbyterian Church, May 4-October 12; Saturdays 8am-12pm. Scottsville Farmers Market at 125 Fleet Street, Scottsville Pavilion, April 6-October 26; Saturdays 8:30am-12:30pm. Fluvanna-Crofton Plaza Farmers Market, Fluvanna Hardware Store, year round; Saturdays 9am-12pm. Greene County Farmers Market, Greene County Technical Education Center, Rt. 33, June 15-September 21; Saturdays 8-11am. Town of Louisa Farmers Market, 213 E. Main Street, May 25-September 29; Saturdays 8am-12pm. nelson Farmers Market-Nellysford, Route 151, under the big white tent, May-October; Saturdays 8am-12pm.
2013, When is UVA graduation?
May 18 and 19
What are the natural food options in the area? Is there anything like the Puget Consumers Co-op (Seattle area), Whole Foods or some other healthy food grocery? I will be preparing my own food while visiting and hope you have suggestions on where to shop. Thank you.
Charlottesville does have a Whole Foods Market, http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/stores/charlottesville, Rebecca's Natural Foods, http://rebeccasnaturalfood.com/, and a store called Integral Yoga Natural Foods, http://www.iyfoods.com/. Another great shop is C'ville Market, http://www.cvillemarket.com/ who carry local foods.
Are there any places to rent bicycles? And would bike riding be good in Charlottesville?
C'ville Bike & Tri rents road bikes and mountain bikes, http://cvillebike.com/about/rentals-pg79.htm. We do have a park in Albemarle County, Walnut Creek Park, http://www.albemarle.org/department.asp?department=parks&relpage=2744 which has bike trails for mountain bikes. Charlottesville has both off road bike trails and a city bicycle trail map, http://www.charlottesville.org/Index.aspx?page=2703. I would not recommend street bike riding for anyone unless they have previous experience.
Wanted to know if there was a place that will accept dogs (big ones) and/or even have a run of sorts for them while we tour your town. Thank you, Caroline
Red Roof Inn allows pets of all breeds and sizes for free and is located on the UVA "Corner" in walking distance to shops and restaurants. You can also hop on the Trolley bus for free and head downtown to the pedestrian mall, https://www.redroof.com/search/index.cfm?utm_source=google&utm_medium=cpc&utm_term=red_roof_inn_charlottesville&utm_campaign=G_Locations_Brand&utm_content=Exact_Match The following hotels list that they are pet friendly but do not list the size limit. Comfort Inn on Emmet Street, http://www.comfortinn.com/hotel-charlottesville-virginia-VA114 Days Inn North University http://www.daysinn.com/hotels/virginia/charlottesville/days-inn-charlottesville-university-area/hotel-overview Holiday Inn Monticello http://www.ihg.com/holidayinn/hotels/us/en/charlottesville/choso/hoteldetail The Sleep Inn, http://www.sleepinn.com/hotel-charlottesville-virginia-VA344 Super 8 http://www.super8.com/hotels/virginia/charlottesville/super-8-charlottesville/hotel-overview Montfair Resort, http://www.montfairresortfarm.com/ Residence Inn by Marriott, http://www.montfairresortfarm.com/ Cavalier Inn at the University, http://www.cavalierinn.com/ Keswick Hall, http://www.keswick.com/ If you need information on doggy daycare or kennels just let us know!
Public transportation from IAD to Charlottesville
Dear Officer, Is there any public transportation (like greyhound, etc) that can take me from the IAD airport to Charlottesville and where can I purchase the ticket? Please help.
I do not know of any public transportation that runs from Dulles to Charlottesville. The transportation options are: 1. to use the Washington Flyer Coach (tickets purchased at their counter in the airport) to reach the Metrorail, take the metrorail into Washington D.C. to Union Station then take the Amtrak train to Charlottesville or take the Greyhound bus to Charlottesville. Option 2. is to take the Washington Flyer Taxi (hail a taxi outside the airport) all the way into Union Station and take either the train or bus. Option 3. is a shuttle from IAD to Charlottesville for a flat rate and these include: 1st Call Taxi (434) 906-6670 http://1stcalltaxi.wordpress.com/flat-rates/ A & A Limousine (434) 975-5466 • fax: (800) 574-7271 email@example.com http://www.aandalimo.com/airport.htm Access Taxi (434) 974-5522 http://www.accesstaxi.info/ Albemarle Limousine (434) 531-5802 http://albemarlelimousine.com/services/airport-transfer/ Ambassador Limousine (888) 725-5466 http://www.ambassadorlimos.com/our-services.htm Ariana Transport (434) 465-8294 http://www.arianatransport.com/ Blue Ridge Executive Transportation (888) 240-2280 www.blueridgetrans.com Camryn Executive Transportation & Limousine (434) 990-9070 firstname.lastname@example.org www.camryn-limo.com Go Green Hybrid Transportation (434) 760-1644 email@example.com www.gogreentransportva.com JNJ Transport (434) 964-7576 http://www.jnjtransport.net/charlottesville-designated-driver-courier-services/ Norms Taxi Service (434) 327-9500 http://www.normstaxiservice.com/ Wahooptie Taxi (434) 249-TAXI firstname.lastname@example.org www.wahooptie.com Tickets for Amtrak or Greyhound can be purchased directly through their websites.
Hello, I'm a musician who is performing in Charlottesville on Saturday March 23. I'm going to be arriving the day before, friday afternoon and I would like to go out friday night and check out the nightlife scene in Charlottesville. My question is, where are the best places to go on a friday night to check out live music and have a good time?
Great spots for live music in Charlottesville include The Jefferson Theater, The Southern Cafe & Music Hall, The Paramount, C'ville Coffee, Blue Moon Diner, Rapture, The Whiskey Jar, Durty Nelly's, South Street Brewery, Escafe, and Fellini's #9.
Is it possible to have a small (no more than 20 people), quick wedding on the Downtown Mall?
You would need to contact the City of Charlottesville's Neighborhood Development Office for more information. You can call 434.970.3182.
I understand that somewhere in that region was the site used for filming the house at the beginning of the 1956 film GIANT. Any details? Many thanks.
The first part of the picture was shot in Albemarle County, Virginia, doubling for Maryland, and utilizing the Belmont estate near the Keswick railroad station, which depicted the "Ardmore, Maryland" railway depot.