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Father’s Day is just around the corner and the Charlottesville area is a wonderful place to spend a relaxing, fun, and memorable weekend celebrating Dad! From fascinating historical sites and adventurous outdoor activities, to great food & drink, the Charlottesville area offers something special for

9 Reasons to Visit Charlottesville & Albemarle County This Summer

June 1, 2018 3:00 PM by Ellen Sewell
Updated: July 5, 2018 1:20 PM

Things are heating up in Charlottesville and Albemarle County, and there is no shortage of things to do that will quench your thirst, fill your belly, cool you off and stimulate your mind. The final school bell is about to ring, so pack up and head out to the Charlottesville area where there is

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

9 Reasons to Get Outdoors in Charlottesville & Albemarle County This Summer!

July 6, 2017 11:00 AM by Will Dozier
Updated: June 4, 2018 6:21 PM

Summer is here and that means lots of fun in the sun in Charlottesville & Albemarle County! From peach picking, to tubing, to hiking in the mountains, the Charlottesville area is the perfect place for an outdoor summer adventure! Read on to find more details about 9 awesome summer adventure ideas!

3 Days of Summer Fun in Charlottesville & Albemarle County!

June 6, 2017 3:00 PM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: February 25, 2018 8:47 PM

The summer season is an especially beautiful and fun time to visit Charlottesville & Albemarle County! The area is home to world-renowned historic attractions, the prestigious University of Virginia, a booming craft beverage scene including wine, beer, artisanal cider, and spirits, one of the

Kayak Like a Local: A Day on the James River!

August 9, 2016 9:00 AM by Gina Weigold
Updated: June 24, 2018 7:19 PM

Whether you’re visiting for a weekend or even if you're from the Charlottesville – Albemarle County area, have you ever thought of a day trip on the water? Whether its kayaking, tubing, canoeing or even swimming, there are so many options that you can incorporate into your aquatic adventure! I had

5 Ways to Cool Off in Charlottesville and Albemarle County

July 6, 2016 1:00 PM by Gina Weigold
Updated: May 30, 2018 2:17 PM

Visiting central Virginia during the summer months surely does provide some beautiful scenery, but if you're concerned about the summer heat, have no fear! What better way to spend a hot summer day in Charlottesville and Albemarle County,

Stay Local, Play Local: A Day at the River

May 27, 2015 2:00 PM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: June 24, 2018 9:22 PM

Stay Local, Play Local: A Day at the River Location: Scottsville, Virginia - Albemarle County Drive Time From Charlottesville: Approximately 30 minutes After a long, cold winter, warmer weather has finally arrived in central Virginia! As the days continue to get increasingly hotter and muggier,