Tag - Historic

3 Reasons to Visit Charlottesville

August 26, 2014 10:00 AM by Karen Dawkins
Updated: February 25, 2018 8:50 PM

Virginia is home to many great vacation destinations from Williamsburg to Washington, from Virginia Beach to Shenandoah National Park. One of her greatest gems is Charlottesville, nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and beloved home of Thomas Jefferson. I've lived only three hours

Girls Getaway in Charlottesville, VA by Karen Dawkins

August 13, 2014 3:00 PM by Karen Dawkins
Updated: January 22, 2018 11:40 AM

A mom's work is never done! The minute we think we're caught up, one of the kids throws up on their clean clothes. We cook a scrumptious dinner then tackle the stacks of dishes in the kitchen. Throw in car-pooling, doctors' visits and homework and it's a wonder we survive a week - much less 18

A Day of Play in Southern Albemarle by Rachael Palm

August 7, 2014 3:00 PM by Rachael Palm
Updated: January 21, 2018 4:33 PM

A summer day filled with nothing but fun ? In Charlottesville and the surrounding area? Oh, my... the possibilities... where to begin? Well, since I currently live in southern Albemarle County, I figure I'm going to start there. The southern part of this beautiful county is chock-full of fun,

Monticello by Dana Cloud

August 7, 2014 1:00 PM by Dana Cloud
Updated: January 22, 2018 11:55 AM

Monticello...it sounds like it could be a flavor of gelato or an Italian city. Well, not quite. Monticello is the home of our country's third President, Thomas Jefferson. The land on which this lovely estate is situated is found on a mountain top just outside of Charlottesville, Virginia. This was
A local's guide to Charlottesville's best things to do this summer for every day of the week. Looking for the best things to do in Charlottesville this summer? As a local, it is easy to fall into the trap of monotony: doing the same thing every weekend. But with this 7-day guide, you can experience