Tag - Vacation

After a prolonged winter, the sun and warmth have made their seasonal appearance with vengeance! Warm weather has many benefits since there are more activities for what you can do in your spare time. One of our favorite year-round activities here in Charlottesville and Albemarle County is eating,

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

10 Reasons to Visit the Charlottesville Area in September 2017!

August 30, 2017 3:00 PM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: May 29, 2018 1:39 PM

It’s hard to believe, but summer is quickly drawing to a close, which means that fall fun and festivities are just right around the corner! September is a beautiful month in the Charlottesville area, plus it’s packed with a wide variety of festivals and events, perfect for visitors and locals alike.

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

6 Reasons to Visit the Charlottesville Area After the Inauguration!

January 18, 2017 11:00 AM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: May 30, 2018 2:32 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

Fall Foliage Report - October 12, 2016

October 12, 2016 11:00 AM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: January 22, 2018 11:26 AM

Fall has certainly made its presence felt in Charlottesville & Albemarle County this week! The past few mornings have featured the crisp, cool temperatures that most folks long for after a hot and humid summer. However, now that we're approaching the midpoint of the month of October, many people are

Stay Local, Play Local: Snapping a Sensational C'ville Sunset

June 17, 2015 1:00 PM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: June 26, 2018 12:18 PM

Let's face it. Technology has turned us all into photographers. These days, nearly all of the latest gizmos and gadgets also double up as surprisingly effective and convenient cameras. These devices are capable of capturing anything and everything our hearts desire, from those pictures of our

Stay Local, Play Local: A Day of Sipping in Central Virginia

June 12, 2015 9:00 AM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: June 26, 2018 12:05 PM

As of this writing, summer may not have "officially" arrived, but for those living in central Virginia, we all know that's merely a technicality. Speaking of technicalities, as a meteorologist I can tell you that summer doesn't officially arrive until the sun is directly overhead at the Tropic of

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,

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