Category - Stay Local, Play Local

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

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,

Stay Local, Play Local: A Day at the Beach

July 21, 2015 1:00 PM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: January 22, 2018 11:59 AM

Stay Local, Play Local: A Day at the Beach In the summer months, there are few places more popular than the beach. This salty-air sanctuary provides a respite from the hot and humid conditions that come along with the season. Luckily, Virginia borders the majestic and refreshing Atlantic Ocean, so

Stay Local, Play Local: Fireworks for the Fourth!

June 30, 2015 11:34 AM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: October 30, 2017 5:16 PM

Our day of independence is almost at hand. Yes, July 4 th is a day when we, as Americans, come together to celebrate our independence and freedoms. It's a day that also falls during the height of summer. During these hot, muggy, and sometimes stormy days, we are always looking for ways to celebrate

Stay Local, Play Local: Snapping a Sensational C'ville Sunset

June 17, 2015 1:36 PM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: October 30, 2017 5:16 PM

Let's face it. Technology has turned us all into photographers. These days, nearly all of the latest gizmos and gadgets also double up as surprisingly effective and convenient cameras. These devices are capable of capturing anything and everything our hearts desire, from those pictures of our

Stay Local, Play Local: A Day of Sipping in Central Virginia

June 12, 2015 9:00 AM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: January 22, 2018 12:02 PM

As of this writing, summer may not have "officially" arrived, but for those living in central Virginia, we all know that's merely a technicality. Speaking of technicalities, as a meteorologist I can tell you that summer doesn't officially arrive until the sun is directly overhead at the Tropic of

Stay Local, Play Local: A Day at the River

May 27, 2015 2:00 PM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: January 22, 2018 11:59 AM

Stay Local, Play Local: A Day at the River Location: Scottsville, Virginia - Albemarle County Drive Time From Charlottesville: Approximately 30 minutes After a long, cold winter, warmer weather has finally arrived in central Virginia! As the days continue to get increasingly hotter and muggier,

Labyrinths In Charlottesville by Tricia Wilson

August 26, 2014 12:00 PM by Tricia Wilson
Updated: January 22, 2018 11:47 AM

Visitors and locals alike do not want for things to do in Charlottesville. Besides being home to the estates two US Presidents and driving distance to the mansion of a third, it boasts a myriad a wineries, breweries, and cideries, and is home to several museums and sites on the National Register.