Tag - Summer

11 Places to Enjoy National Ice Cream Month in the Charlottesville Area!

July 18, 2017 10:00 AM by Julia McCartney
Updated: February 7, 2018 4:46 PM

As we enter the infamous "dog days" of summer, the temperatures are sizzling and everybody is looking for ways to stay cool. If you’re looking for ideas to beat the heat, look no further! Enjoying a sweet, frozen treat is one of the best ways to cool off, and the Charlottesville area is teeming with

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

July 6, 2017 11:00 AM by Will Dozier
Updated: January 21, 2018 4:29 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!
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

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

16 Amazing Pictures From the Charlottesville Area in 2016!

December 30, 2016 11:00 AM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: January 21, 2018 3:13 PM

We all know the saying "A picture is worth a thousand words." While that expression may be true most of the time, when it comes to photos of Charlottesville & Albemarle County, we think they are worth way more than just a thousand words! Maybe a million, or a billion, or even a trillion ! You get the

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

August 9, 2016 9:00 AM by Gina Weigold
Updated: January 22, 2018 11:46 AM

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: January 21, 2018 3:34 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 Beach

July 21, 2015 1:00 PM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: January 22, 2018 11:59 AM

Stay Local, Play Local: A Day at the Beach In the summer months, there are few places more popular than the beach. This salty-air sanctuary provides a respite from the hot and humid conditions that come along with the season. Luckily, Virginia borders the majestic and refreshing Atlantic Ocean, so

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