Things to Do in The Charlottesville Area

Getty Images

Pamper your palate tasting the award-winning wines at this winery and hotel, owned by northern Italians; then take in the views of the Blue Ridge... Read More

The Warehouse District shop sells flirty silk tops and Frye boots. Read More

A dimly lit college watering hole. Read More

For more than 40 years, folks have flocked here for hand-rubbed, air-cured meats. Sandwiches are piled high with silky slices; pick up a bone-in whole... Read More

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,... Read More

Chuck Miller turns corn into Virginia Lightning, using an old family recipe and one of the state’s only legal moonshine stills. Read More

Artisanal cheese from nearby farms Read More

The shop spikes its ganache bonbons with ancho chile and candied ginger. Read More

A hive of shops perfect for supplying a picnic basket. Read More

in 1770, Jefferson sold some of the land surrounding Monticello, his sprawling Palladian home up in the hills just outside Charlottesville, to an... Read More

The just-opened Mountfair Vineyards focuses on small-batch, Bordeaux-style blends. Read More

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,... Read More

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,... Read More

Tour this Jefferson-built institution. Read More

The winery makes a jammy Petit Verdot. Read More

Back To Top