Welcome to Charlottesville and Albemarle County 

Along the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Charlottesville and Albemarle County offer a unique experience in a picturesque setting! Adventure in the forms of hiking, biking, paddling and camping await you in our gorgeous great outdoors. 

Delight in the finest restaurants, attend our events, stroll the brick-lined Downtown Mall or taste fruits and vino at our 30+ local orchards and vineyards.

Make sure to toast to the area's most famous son, Thomas Jefferson. Today, his legacy lives at our two UNESCO World Heritage Sites: the grounds of his home, Monticello, and at the University of Virginia.

For more in-depth suggestions of things to do and see, check out our Visit Charlottesville Blog.



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