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History Comes to Life With Augmented Reality at James Monroe's Highland

February 6, 2018 10:00 AM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: April 11, 2018 12:08 PM

The Charlottesville area is known far and wide for its historic attractions, including the homes of three former United States presidents. One of these homes, James Monroe's Highland , is now bringing history to life in an interesting, interactive, and fun way. Not only can you take a traditional

100 Reasons to Visit Charlottesville & Albemarle County!

January 4, 2018 10:00 AM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: February 7, 2018 4:44 PM

The Charlottesville area is always bustling with activities, events, and festivals throughout the year! While we could have listed 1,000 reasons to visit Charlottesville & Albemarle County, here, in no particular order, are 100 of the top bucket list items to do and see in the area. If you have

Planning the Perfect Escape to Charlottesville & Albemarle County This Winter!

December 14, 2017 2:00 PM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: April 11, 2018 12:06 PM

Wintertime has finally arrived. The beautiful and dazzling leaves have all fallen from their branches. The nights are a little longer. The days are a little colder. But winter is still an absolutely picture-perfect time to visit Charlottesville & Albemarle County! In fact, a trip to the
The 4 th of July holiday is almost upon us and the Charlottesville area is the perfect destination for celebrating this momentous occasion! The region is steeped in a rich history, with three presidential homes and a multitude of other historically significant sites, making Charlottesville and

6 Reasons to Visit the Charlottesville Area After the Inauguration!

January 18, 2017 11:00 AM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: January 21, 2018 4:17 PM

January 20, 2017 is an historic day for the nation, as the 45 th President of the United States of America will officially be sworn in to take office. Hundreds of thousands, if not even a million (or more) people are expected to attend this event and the festivities surrounding it in our nation's

3 Days in the Charlottesville Area: A Perfect Winter Vacation Getaway!

December 20, 2016 2:00 PM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: January 22, 2018 12:12 PM

The time has finally come. The beautiful and dazzling leaves have all fallen from their branches. The nights are a little longer. The days are a little colder. But winter is still an absolutely picture-perfect time to visit Charlottesville & Albemarle County! In fact, a trip to the Charlottesville

9 Reasons to Visit Charlottesville & Albemarle County This December!

November 28, 2016 2:00 PM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: January 21, 2018 4:31 PM

It might be hard to believe, but the month of December is now upon us. Not only does the month of December signal the beginning of the end of 2016, but it also signals the beginning of a new season – winter! But just because the year may be drawing to a close, there’s still no shortage of things to

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

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

Exploring the Top Attractions around Charlottesville

April 17, 2015 4:00 PM
Updated: January 22, 2018 11:23 AM

Expedia Viewfinder partnered up with Charlottesville Albemarle Convention & Visitors Bureau to reveal some of the best places to visit during a trip to C'Ville this summer. Charlottesville, Virginia, is a quaint and charming destination, located near the Blue Ridge Mountains. It's home to