The 4 th of July holiday is almost upon us and the Charlottesville area is the perfect destination for celebrating this momentous occasion! The region is steeped in a rich history, with three presidential homes and a multitude of other historically significant sites, making Charlottesville and

3 Days of Summer Fun in Charlottesville & Albemarle County!

June 6, 2017 3:00 PM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: February 25, 2018 8:47 PM

The summer season is an especially beautiful and fun time to visit Charlottesville & Albemarle County! The area is home to world-renowned historic attractions, the prestigious University of Virginia, a booming craft beverage scene including wine, beer, artisanal cider, and spirits, one of the

11 Reasons to Visit Charlottesville & Albemarle County in May 2017

April 24, 2017 4:00 PM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: February 7, 2018 4:47 PM

Spring has definitely sprung in Charlottesville & Albemarle County! Trees and flowers are in full bloom, warmer temperatures are here to stay, and the month of May is ready to offer up some major events and fun festivities in the Charlottesville area! This list features 11 of the top events and

10 Reasons to Visit the Charlottesville Area This Spring

April 10, 2017 11:00 AM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: February 7, 2018 4:10 PM

While every season is a great season in Charlottesville & Albemarle County, there’s something especially delightful about spring. Ah, yes, the season when flowers and trees come bursting back to life after lying dormant throughout the winter months. But this season means so much more than just

6 Reasons to Check Out the 2017 Virginia Festival of the Book!

March 21, 2017 2:00 PM by Abigail Lague
Updated: May 30, 2018 2:26 PM

This year marks the 23 rd annual Virginia Festival of the Book, which will take place from March 22 - 26. Offering a five-day celebration of books, reading, and literature, it’s definitely a must-see event in the Charlottesville area! The Virginia Festival of the Book is the largest community-based

6 Reasons to Visit Charlottesville & Albemarle County This March!

March 3, 2017 3:00 PM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: January 21, 2018 4:15 PM

(Photo Credit: Roy Van Doorn) The month of March means plenty of exciting things in Charlottesville & Albemarle County! Not only do we slowly start to shake away the chill of winter (though this past winter season didn't really seem to bring us much of a chill at all), but we also begin to spring to

5 Courses for the Perfect Golf Getaway in the Charlottesville Area!

February 21, 2017 12:00 PM by Abigail Lague
Updated: May 29, 2018 9:22 AM

While most golf enthusiasts will insist that golfing is great during any season, it’s clear that spring is the perfect time to enjoy beautiful weather and budding trees out on the course. Just make sure not to hit any! As the weather gets warmer, feel free to take in the great outdoors, relax in the

10 of the Most Romantic Restaurants in Charlottesville & Albemarle County

February 9, 2017 11:00 AM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: September 17, 2018 3:30 PM

Valentine's Day is almost here and this has many people scrambling to find the perfect romantic restaurant, sure to impress that special someone in their lives. If you're still searching for such a restaurant, we have done some of the hard work for you by featuring 10 of the most romantic
One of the many great things about Charlottesville is its sheer abundance of vineyards. As an out-of-towner, I am always amazed by the fact that beautiful landscapes and amazing wine are just a quick drive down the road. There is a long list of unique, gorgeous vineyards to visit and each has its