Charlottesville Vacations

United States
Charlottesville is an independent city located at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains adjacent to Albemarle County in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The city is named after Princess Sophia Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, the wife of King George III of England. The area has an incredibly rich history that draws …

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Things to see and do in Charlottesville

Katherine Lin | FlickrMonticello
m01229 | FlickrCarter Mountain Orchard
Carter Mountain Orchard
aaronjwebb | FlickrDowntown Mall
Downtown Mall
Brittany Barnett | Trip by SkyscannerCharlottesville City Market
Charlottesville City Market
aaronjwebb | FlickrJohn Paul Jones Arena
John Paul Jones Arena
Brittany Barnett | Trip by SkyscannerThe Jefferson Theater
The Jefferson Theater
Catherine Yale | Trip by SkyscannerAsh Lawn Highland
Ash Lawn Highland
Brittany Barnett | Trip by SkyscannerFridays After Five
Fridays After Five
RTLibrary | FlickrEdgar Allan Poe Room
Edgar Allan Poe Room
ell brown | FlickrThe Boar's Head
The Boar's Head

Reviews of Charlottesville

Betsy M
Betsy M

Walk the quaint streets around the old town and UVA campus and don't miss the Saturday morning farmer's market. So many great restaurants!

Alix F
Alix FEdinburgh, UK

Charlottesville is a pretty easy city to like. I love the mix of old and new -- historic architecture mixed with the constant buzz of young energy from UVA students. There's also art and lots and lots of beer (seriously, I think there are like three beer gardens per capita).

Kelly Paras
Kelly ParasWashington, D.C., District of Columbia, USA

A weekend in Charlottesville will be a weekend full of history and relaxation. Known primarily for being home to the University of Virginia campus, Charlottesville has been an important city since before the Civil War. Be sure to visit Monticello, the former home of President Thomas Jefferson and hit the historic old town before heading downtown to check out southern inspired restaurants and get your fill of nightlife.

Daniel Mason-D'Croz
Daniel Mason-D'CrozBrisbane, Australia

Cute town with a lot of colonial history. Definitely have to check out Monticello if you are in the area, and if you can Madison's and Monroe's homes are not too far away either.

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