Charlottesville Activities

Charlottesville is one of the top small cities in America, and we are so excited that you decided to visit! Whether you are coming back as a UVA alum or visiting for the first time, Charlottesville is a wonderful place of adventure! Enjoy a hike in the Blue Ridge mountains, a glass of wine at a vineyard, or trace history at one of the Founding Father's homes. We've included many of our favorite things to do in this guide — from breweries and restaurants to hikes and recreation. If you're looking for something specific, contact our local team. We're happy to give you personalized recommendations!

A live music performance at the Southern Cafe
Market Street Wine Charlottesville
A drawing of Thomas Jefferson's Monticello
A view of Shenandoah National Park
Rivanna River Co
Glasses of wine sitting at a winery