8 Reasons To Visit Charlottesville In October!

September 30, 2016 11:00 AM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: January 21, 2018 4:27 PM

October is upon us and what a busy and festive month it will be in Charlottesville & Albemarle County! This month features events and festivals galore, along with month-long celebrations of wine, local artisans, and breathtaking fall foliage! So let's dive right in and talk about the top 8 reasons

The Top 5 Places for Leaf Peeping in Charlottesville & Albemarle County

September 22, 2016 9:15 AM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: October 30, 2017 5:16 PM

Ahhhh, autumn is finally here! And with the arrival of autumn, leaf peepers everywhere eagerly await the smorgasbord of color that will undoubtedly adorn the trees in Charlottesville & Albemarle County. This colorful cloak of leaves marks the end of another hot summer season, as the transition to

Headliners Announced for the 2017 Virginia Festival of the Book!

September 15, 2016 4:00 PM by Sarah Lawson
Updated: January 22, 2018 11:41 AM

The Virginia Festival of the Book is an annual five-day festival that brings readers and writers together in Charlottesville and Albemarle County for a celebration of literature and literary culture. Entering its twenty-third year, the Festival has attracted more than 20,000 attendees for the past

5 Reasons to Visit Charlottesville & Albemarle County in September!

September 7, 2016 4:00 PM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: January 21, 2018 3:25 PM

Labor Day has come and gone, signaling the unofficial end of summer and the beginning of a vibrant fall season in central Virginia! September often features extremely pleasant weather in Charlottesville & Albemarle County and this weather implores us to get outdoors and take advantage of all the

Kayak Like a Local: A Day on the James River!

August 9, 2016 9:00 AM by Gina Weigold
Updated: January 22, 2018 11:46 AM

Whether you’re visiting for a weekend or even if you're from the Charlottesville – Albemarle County area, have you ever thought of a day trip on the water? Whether its kayaking, tubing, canoeing or even swimming, there are so many options that you can incorporate into your aquatic adventure! I had

Five Ways to RELAX in Charlottesville!

August 5, 2016 11:00 AM by Rachel Wiener
Updated: January 22, 2018 11:35 AM

With the end of summer approaching, it’s time for one last vacation (or like we say here at the Charlottesville Albemarle Convention & Visitors Bureau, staycation). You don’t need to leave the Charlottesville & Albemarle County area to get some quality R&R- here’s a look at a few of the places

A Tour Around the World in Charlottesville, Part 2

August 5, 2016 10:00 AM by Rachel Wiener
Updated: January 21, 2018 4:36 PM

Hey everyone, remember a few weeks ago when we traveled to Spain, Italy and France? Well it’s time again to pack up your stuff and follow me on a worldwide culinary trip without even leaving Charlottesville and Albemarle County! This week we’ll be hitting Mexico and South America, India, Turkey and

5 Ways to Cool Off in Charlottesville and Albemarle County

July 6, 2016 1:00 PM by Gina Weigold
Updated: January 21, 2018 3:34 PM

Visiting central Virginia during the summer months surely does provide some beautiful scenery, but if you're concerned about the summer heat, have no fear! What better way to spend a hot summer day in Charlottesville and Albemarle County,