Nationally recognized for its rich cultural and historical significance, Charlottesville, Virginia is home to the prestigous University of Virginia (UVA), as well as several UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Whether you are a sports fan or a theatre connoisseur, Charlottesville has it all. From cheering at a Virginia Cavaliers football game to enjoying sensational concerts at one of the area’s prized local venues — including the John Paul Jones Arena, Sprint Pavilion, and Paramount Theater — the city offers a diverse array of engaging activities the whole family can enjoy.
Deemed as the “Napa of the East Coast,” the state boasts a breathtaking countryside — lined with a plethora of wineries, breweries, and farm-to-table restaurants. Take a scenic drive off Thomas Jefferson Parkway, taste award-winning wines, enjoy locally sources meals. Experience nature hiking the Shenandoah National Park, sight-seeing at Crabtree Falls, exploring the Crozet Tunnel, and end the day cooling off in the Sugar Hollow Reservoir.
Conveniently located just a few hours away from Virginia Beach, Gettysburg, Richmond, and George Washington National Forest, Charlottesville serves as a landmark destination not just within the state but of the entire country.