United States Virginia

Charlottesville

A historic American college town, known for UVa, Monticello, and a tragic 2017 rally.

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Far more than just a college town steeped in rich history- Charlottesville is becoming one of the top winery destinations in the USA. With plentiful outdoor dining and wine tasting options, endless views, and a thriving cultural scene, Charlottesville is an easy choice for a picturesque, remote vacay with all the needed flair.

seeker 3 years ago

Home to UVA and a ton of America history, this is a really university town. Tons of great wineries and the famous Monticello, where Thomas Jefferson used to live, is close by.

netanyas 3 years ago

Charlottesville Guides

  • African American Heritage Trail of Virginia

    aahava (AAHA )
    The African American Heritage Trail of Virginia is a captivating journey through the rich tapestry of African American history and culture within the state. This trail weaves together stories of resilience, innovation, and profound impact, highlighting significant sites and experiences from Virginia's diverse past. From historical landmarks where pivotal events unfolded to cultural institutions preserving the legacy of influential African Americans, each stop provides a deeper understanding of their contributions and struggles. Whether you're a history enthusiast or simply curious about the roots of African American heritage, this trail offers an enlightening and immersive experience, inviting you to explore, reflect, and honor the remarkable narratives that have shaped Virginia's identity.
  • World Heritage Sites in North America

    seeker (Seeker Editors)
    Sprawling natural parks with unique wildlife, ancient and mysterious temples, world-renown monuments, and more- the continent of North America is one with a deep history to be uncovered. Explore some of humankind's most famous mysteries and witness nature's magnificence at these UNESCO designated world heritage sites across the massive continent.
  • Copper State Beer Fest 2024

    visitmesa (Visit Mesa )
    <p>Craft beer lover? Join us at the Copper State Beer Festival on Jan 13th! Join our check-in challenge with digital badges and a chance to be the ultimate beer champion. Not into beer? We've got wine, spirits, and more! Premium beverages, food trucks, and live entertainment await. Get ready for outdoor fun!</p><p>How does this work? Simple! Sip your way to success! For every 5 sips, snag a digital badge. Hit 10 sips and claim your medal redemption at the Visit Mesa booth. It's that easy! </p><p>**Must check-into all 6 Mesa &amp; Queen Creek Based Vendors to redeem your medal:</p><p>• AZ Distilling Co.</p><p>• Barrio Brewing</p><p>• Chupacabra Taproom</p><p>• Cider Corps</p><p>• Old Ellsworth Brewing</p><p>• Phantom Fox Brewing</p><p>**Redeem your medal at the Visit Mesa booth</p>
  • Socially Distant Weekend Getaways In The US

    seeker (Seeker Editors)
    In case you want to get away, from bustling airports and cities, from whatever stress is happening in your day-to-day, we have the spot for you. These are some of our favorite remote destinations across the country that are perfect for some r&r, adventure, and socially distanced fun. Whether you seek to spend your days adventuring new terrain, cozy inside a cabin by a lakeside or experiencing off-the-beaten-path culture along the beach, these destinations have something for everyone.
  • 11 drives within 3 hours of Washington, DC

    netanyas (Netanya Trimboli)
    There are so many amazing places to visit within 3 hours of DC, with such a variety of experiences. Many could be standalone trips, while others make a great add-on when visiting the DC area.

Charlottesville Articles

  • Shenandoah National Park: The Complete Guide for 2023

    Less than two hours south of Washington, D.C, sits Shenandoah: 196,000-acres of craggy outcrops, rock bridges, cascading falls, and dense blue forests. At this US National Park, fox, black bear, deer and salamander thrive in the state-protected trees while campers and hikers adventure high atop the park’s Blue Ridge for fresh mountain breeze. This patch […]

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