Tag - Thomas Jefferson

5 Reasons to Attend the Tom Tom Founders Festival in 2018

April 2, 2018 2:00 PM by Nicole Hopler
Updated: April 2, 2018 2:53 PM

April is here and there are plenty of things to be excited about, from the fresh spring air to outdoor activities, and of course, the 7 th annual Tom Tom Founders Festival ! This unique, week-long experience brings communities together to celebrate leadership, music, arts, food, and culture - and

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: June 24, 2018 8:25 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
We've all heard the expression "a picture is worth a thousand words," and while that may be true for most things, we think that a picture of the Charlottesville area in the fall is worth a million words! Maybe even a billion, or a trillion! Whatever the picture-to-word-count ratio, there's no

Exploring the Top Attractions around Charlottesville

April 17, 2015 4:00 PM
Updated: June 24, 2018 6:54 PM

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

3 Reasons to Visit Charlottesville

August 26, 2014 10:00 AM by Karen Dawkins
Updated: May 29, 2018 9:16 AM

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: June 24, 2018 7:10 PM

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: June 4, 2018 7:09 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: June 24, 2018 8:07 PM

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