This rigorous, three-hour, five-mile hike through Monticello’s remote woodlands is a perennial favorite. Enjoy early spring botanical treasures and an intimate view of the wild Monticello, particularly the lovely plant communities along the Rivanna River. Prepare to walk the entire distance of this strenuous trek, and wear sturdy, waterproof shoes for muddy, steep, uphill slopes.
No other home in the United States more accurately reflects the personality of its owner than Monticello, Thomas Jefferson's architectural masterpiece and beloved mountaintop home. Monticello is the only home in America recognized by the United Nations as a World Heritage Site. Guided tours of the house are offered daily throughout the year;... more