They say that a photo is worth a thousand words, so sit back, scroll, and let these photos convince you to plan a perfect spring getaway to Charlottesville & Albemarle County!

1.) Patio Dining on the Historic Pedestrian Downtown Mall

Dining outside on the Downtown Mall at Brasserie Saison
(Photo Credit - Sanjay Suchak)

2.) Scenic Country Roads

Albemarle County Byway in Early Spring

3.) Block Parties & Concerts at the Tom Tom Founders Festival

Tom Tom Block Party
(Photo Credit - Tom Tom Founders Festival)

4.) A Saturday Morning Visit to the Charlottesville City Market

Charlottesville City Market aerial

5.) Spring Flowers on the Downtown Mall

Downtown Mall Flowers
(Photo Credit - Brantley Ussery)

6.) Fridays After Five at the Sprint Pavilion

Fridays After 5 Aerial Shot
(Photo Credit - Skyclad Aerial)

7.) Blooming Magnolias at the University of Virginia

Spring at UVA
(Photo Credit - Brantley Ussery)

8.) A Trip to an Area Orchard

Chiles Peach Orchard in bloom

9.) A Hike to the Top of Humpback Rocks

Humpback Rock Hiking
(Photo Credit - Brent McGuirt Photography)

10.) Tulips in Bloom at Thomas Jefferson's Monticello

Monticello in the spring
(Photo Credit - Jack Looney)

11.) Hydrangeas in Bloom at Pippin Hill Farm & Vineyards

Pippin Hill Hydrangeas
(Photo Credit - Anna Quillon)

12.) Picking Strawberries!

Strawberry Picking
(Photo Credit - Robert Radifera)

13.) The Taste of Monticello Wine Festival

Taste of Monticello Wine Trail Festival

14.) The Rotunda at the University of Virginia

Rotunda in Spring
(Photo Credit - Brantley Ussery)

15.) A Polo Match at King Family Vineyards

King Family Vineyards Polo Match
(Photo Credit - Anna Quillon)

16.) Colorful Countrysides

Spring Countrysides
(Photo Credit - Jane Tressel)

These photos only begin to scratch the surface of just how beautiful the Charlottesville area is during the spring months. Click around on our website for even more ideas of things to do and places to stay as you plan your visit. We look forward to seeing you in Charlottesville & Albemarle County this spring!