Charlottesville Travel Blog

As summer temperatures continue to climb, the locals head to the water. Check out our recommendations for Charlottesville's best watery escapes including options for those who want to swim, kayak, or just relax along the river. Feel free to reach out with questions or further...Read more
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Afton House
We were just named by Wine Enthusiast as the Wine Region of the Year . This means it's not only a beautiful place to drink wine and grow grapes, but also an amazing place to host your event of a lifetime....a wedding! The winemakers and...Read more
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A view of Shenandoah National Park in the fall
Leaf-Peeping Season is here and there's still time to catch all the orange, yellow, and red! Want to see the crisp fall leaves changing colors? Want to have a reunion with your UVA friends? Charlottesville, Virginia is at its peak in the fall and a...Read more
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festival-goers facing concert stage with hands in the air
Want some of the best live music on the East Coast?! Charlottesville has been home base to Dave Matthews and his band for over 30 years thanks to executive producer, Corin Capshaw , and Red Light Management. Since their inception from local club favorite at...Read more
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Perfect Polo Weekend in Crozet
Do you want to get out into the Blue Ridge this summer and enjoy some hiking, shopping and polo?! Crozet, VA boasts one of the country's greatest polo fields- King Family Vineyard . Family run and operated since 1998, the grounds and wine of this...Read more
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Crozet winery food
Excited for spring and summer in the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains? The flowers bloom, the sunsets are an array of colors and every type of green is in full view with rose sipping and polo in your backyard ( Ramsay Cottage! ) Why Crozet is...Read more
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A sunset view in Shenandoah National Park
“It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year!”—Some may say it at Christmas but that’s what natives and visitors to this beautiful area of the Blue Ridge Mountain area say about fall foliage in the Shenandoah National Park and its surrounding areas— Charlottesville! It’s truly...Read more
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A vineyard outside of Charlottesville
Looking for a destination for your next family getaway or romantic couple’s trip? Charlottesville offers a variety of outdoor activities, historic sites and tours, and unique eateries and wineries. Find one of our charming Charlottesville vacation rentals to call your home-away-from-home while you explore nearby...Read more
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A Charlottesville vacation rental's living room
Charlottesville is a charming and historic city to visit. With UVA’s campus located in downtown Charlottesville, nearby wineries and breweries , historic sites, and delicious restaurants, you’ll never run out of things to explore! But before you pack your bags, find a home-away-from-home in a...Read more
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A kitchen in a Charlottesville vacation rental
“Here’s our three-part recipe to create more moments of elevation: (1) Boost the sensory appeal; (2) Raise the stakes; (3) Break the script. Usually elevated moments have 2 or 3 of those traits.” ― Chip Heath, The Power of Moments: Why Certain Moments Have Extraordinary...Read more
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