Thomas Jefferson's Monticello

Tour the Homes of Presidents Jefferson, Madison and Monroe in Charlottesville

Charlottesville is widely known as home to our nation’s third, fourth and fifth presidents - Jefferson, Madison and Monroe - allowing its residents to do something that seems impossible for even the most skilled orator: deliver three presidential addresses at once.

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Charlottesville is a Healthy City

Charlottesville Named Among Heathiest Cities

Charlottesville was named one of the top five healthiest cities in the country in the February 2010 issue of Men’s Journal magazine.

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Barracks Farms

Charlottesville Breeds Healthy Horse Industry

While automobiles are the favored mode of transpor­tation in Charlottesville‚ should someone want to travel by horseback‚ there would be no problem finding a mount.

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Daedalus Bookshop in Charlottesville, VA

Charlottesville, VA is a Top City for Book Lovers

Charlottesville, VA is a Top 10 City for Book Lovers.
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Charlottesville-Area Nature Trails Spotlight Area's Scenic Splendor

Turn off the TV‚ get off the couch and walk along one of the numerous trails that exists in Charlottesville and Albemarle County.

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From U.Va. Teams to Local Enthusiasts, Soccer Rules Here

To get an understanding of what has made Charlottesville such a soccer hotbed – both at the collegiate level and in the recreational leagues – flash back to the late 1970s.

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Vavino Wine Bar in Charlottesville, VA

Charlottesville Residents and Visitors Have Wealth of Dining Options

During his lifetime‚ Thomas Jefferson was a passionate wine connoisseur and gourmet. So the nation’s third president no doubt would be pleased with the multitude of fine dining and wine choices available today near his beloved Monticello.

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Charlottesville Boasts Scenic Beauty, Array of Recreation Options

Recreational opportunities come naturally to the Charlottesville area.

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Spring Creek Golf Course in Charlottesville, VA

Charlottesville Golf Courses Offer Quality Conditions, Beautiful Views

If you want to play golf on manicured‚ rolling‚ tree-lined fairways with pristine greens surrounded by concentration-shattering views – and who does not – then you have come to the right place. Charlottesville is definitely for golf lovers.

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Creative Legacy Empowers Charlottesville Arts Scene

A glimpse into the arts and culture scene in the greater Charlottesville region.

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The Paramount Theatre

Charlottesville Offers Multiple Venues for Artists and Performers

Charlottesvilles arts scene is under construction. Building – literally – on the citys rich heritage‚ The Paramount Theater is being restored to its historic grandeur‚ and the new City Center for Contemporary Arts is providing a home for three key arts organizations.

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Jefferson Vineyards

Travel Charlottesville's Monticello Wine Trail

Charlottesville is one of Livability's Top 10 wine cities.
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Carter Mountain Orchard in Charlottesville, Virginia Near Monticello

Located next to Michie Tavern near historic Monticello, Carter Mountain Orchard has drawn people seeking the fruits – and vegetables – of its 200 acres since it opened to the public in 1974.

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Monticello Viticultural Area in Virginia

Monticello Viticultural Area in Charlottesville, VA is Fulfillment of Jefferson's Vision

Charlottesville's claim to be “The Wine Capital of Virginia” is no idle boast. Thomas Jefferson envisioned a thriving native wine industry‚ beginning on his Monticello estate. The vision survived his largely unsuccessful plantings and the vicissitudes of history‚ and it has aged well.

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Blue Mountain Brewery in Afton, VA

Charlottesville, VA Beers Worth the Hike

Charlottesville, VA, is one of the best unexpected beer cities.

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Charlottesville Downtown Mall

Shopping in Charlottesville, VA

Charlottesville covers some impressive shopping ground, from the college-kid-dominated Corner to the historic Downtown Mall streets. Here are a few must-sees in the Charlottesville shopping scene.

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Willow Grove Inn Creates Historic Setting For Nuptuals

The Inn at Willow Grove in Charlottesville is a spectacular 18th century inn nestled in the middle of Virginia's wine country.
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Students at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville

Charlottesville, VA Charms Students

Charlottesville, VA, is a top 10 college town.

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