Carter Mountain Orchard Sunset

Day Trip to Charlottesville & Albemarle County

Downtown Charlottesville, the University of Virginia, the Blue Ridge Mountains, Crozet, Scottsville, the Rivanna River… It takes at least a long weekend to fully appreciate what makes our area so dynamic. Two activities with a break for lunch in between, however, is just enough time to enjoy the…

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Best Hikes in the Charlottesville Area

Downtown Charlottesville is a 25-minute drive from the southern end of Shenandoah National Park and the northern end of the Blue Ridge Parkway. It costs $30 per vehicle ($25 per motorcycle) to enter Shenandoah National Park, but the fee is well worth it. Because access is somewhat limited, the…

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