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Best Places to Enjoy Fall in Charlottesville

October is the best month for a visit. Few would argue otherwise. While the leaves are changing, Charlottesville is at its best. It’s football season. It’s finally cool. Spirits are high—holidays approach. The best part of the visit is the drive into town. US 29, US 250, and I-64 offer views this…

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5 Insider Guided Tours (& a Contest!)

Most travelers who visit central Virginia plan to tour Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello and James Madison’s Highland, both located in Albemarle County just minutes from Charlottesville’s downtown pedestrian mall. Here are five additional guided tours that will give you a different perspective of the…

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