Visit these thriving college towns for a crash course in live music, craft beer, art, and history.
The Charlottesville Area
The Charlottesville Area Travel Guide
Articles about The Charlottesville Area
Introducing the artists, foragers, pirates and shrine-builders who populate quirky small towns across the U.S.
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Hotels in The Charlottesville Area
Built by a master carpenter on the edge of the University of Virginia campus in 1817, the eight-room hotel retains its Federal-era charm with carved fireplace mantels and four-poster beds.
Restaurants in The Charlottesville Area
Things to do in The Charlottesville Area
The music scene was fertile here B.D.M.B.—that is, before the Dave Matthews Band, which formed in Charlottesville in the early 1990s. These days, alternative rock, country, and reggae acts—as well as, of course, jam bands—get crowds moving at the Paramount Theater.